Lecturer in Economics

Maynooth (IE)
13 Feb 2018
End of advertisement period
29 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Maynooth University
Ollscoil Mhá Nuad

Maynooth University (National University of Ireland, Maynooth) is the fastest growing university in Ireland with over 10,000 students and outstanding research and scholarship in the sciences, humanities and social sciences. The university is now entering a new and exciting phase of its development, with a new strategic plan centred on further enhancing our academic programmes, providing a distinctive student experience of the highest quality, focusing our research activities on a small number of priority themes, and further internationalising the university. To support this development, the university is seeking to recruit outstanding academics, with a strong track record of research and teaching, to the following position:

Department of Economics, Finance and Accounting
Lecturers in Economics

The Department of Economics, Finance and Accounting was established in 1984 and currently has 23 academic staff. It strives to provide high quality teaching on both undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes in a vibrant learning environment, drawing on its research strengths in all three disciplines. The Department is committed to fostering a strong research culture among its members, with an emphasis on publishing output in leading international journals. Staff also play an influential role in social and economic development at a local and national level. For further information, please visit: The Department is ranked in the top 10% of Economic Research institutions in the world for research in the most recent Repec rankings.

The Role

Maynooth University is committed to a strategy in which the primary University goals of excellent research and scholarship and outstanding education are interlinked and equally valued. 

We are seeking an excellent academic to join our staff as a Lecturer in Economics. The person appointed will have a proven record of research and teaching appropriate to career stage. He/she will be expected to make a strong contribution to the teaching programme of the Department and undertake teaching duties on the Department’s undergraduate and postgraduate programmes as well as the supervision of Master’s and PhD students. 

The appointee will be expected to build a strong research profile, that supports the University’s research strategy including affiliating to the Research Institutes, where appropriate and working with colleagues on national and international research. The appointee will be expected to sustain and conduct research, engage in scholarship of quality and substance and generate publications of international standard.  

The Department currently has vibrant research groups in the areas of International Trade/Industrial Organisation, Labour Economics, Political Economy/Public Economics and Macroeconomics. While we have some preference for applicants in these fields, all excellent candidates irrespective of field, will be considered for the post.

For further details including full comprehensive job description please see the Maynooth University vacancies page at: