Lecturer Above/Below the Bar, Education

National University of Ireland, Galway

This position will be primarily linked to the Teacher Education with particular emphasis on the area of Mathematics Education and Teacher Continuous Professional Development (CPD). The Undergraduate BA in Mathematics and Education is a four-year honours accredited concurrent Initial Teacher Education (ITE) degree programme in Mathematics and successful graduates are also qualified to teach Mathematics and Applied Mathematics in post-primary schools. The successful candidate will have responsibility for teaching and facilitating learning on the Professional Studies (Curriculum and Assessment), Mathematics Pedagogy and School Placement modules and the final year student Action Research projects. H/She will also contribute to other programmes in the School, including the Mathematics Methodology and Practitioner Research modules in the Professional Master of Education (PME). In partnership with the National Centre in STEM Education (EPI*STEM) the School of Education provides a Professional Diploma in Mathematics Teaching for practicing teachers supported by the Department of Education and Skills. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the Pedagogy and Practitioner Research modules of the programme.

S/he will be also be expected to undertake the coordination and supervision of School Placement, be involved in administration and contribute to the research activities of the School. A relevant PhD Degree and teaching qualification are essential. The successful candidate will have teaching experience and the capacity to contribute to and support research projects to PhD level.

For informal enquiries, please contact Professor Gerry Mac Ruairc, School of Education, NUI Galway. Email gerry.macruairc@nuigalway.ie

Additional information on the School Website is available at: http://www.nuigalway.ie/education/


At Lecturer Below the Bar level

€36,230 to €56,782 p.a. (applicable to new entrants effective from January, 2011)

At Lecturer Above the Bar level

€62,059 p.a. to €76,916 p.a.

(This appointment will be made on the Lecturer Above/Below the Bar scale in line with current Government pay policy)

(For pre 1995 public sector entrants in Ireland, the D class Salary rates will apply)

Closing date for receipt of applications is 17:00 (Irish Time) on Thursday, 17th November 2016. It will not be possible to consider applications received after the closing date.

Garda vetting may apply.

Appointments will be conditional on work authorisation validation.

Further details are available at www.djei.ie

For more information and Application Form please see website: http://www.nuigalway.ie/about-us/jobs/ Applications should be submitted online.

Please note that appointment to posts advertised will be dependent upon University approval, together with the terms of the Employment Control Framework for the higher education sector.

National University of Ireland Galway is an equal opportunities employer.

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