Assistant Professor in Economics

Trinity College Dublin, The University of Dublin - Department of Economics, School of Social Sciences and Philosophy

Post Status: Full-Time, Permanent (Subject to successful completion of probation)
Department/Faculty: Department of Economics, School of Social Sciences and Philosophy Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin
Location:Department of Economics, Arts and Social Sciences Building, Trinity College Dublin
Reports to: Head of Department of Economics
                      Head of School of Social Sciences and Philosophy
Salary: Appointment will be made up to a maximum of the 8th point (€46,615) of the New Assistant Professor Merged Salary Scale in line with government pay policy
Closing Date: 12pm (Noon) Dublin, Ireland Time on December 9th 2016

Please note that this post is tenable from the 1st September 2017

Post Summary

The Department of Economics, School of Social Sciences and Philosophy is seeking to appoint at the Assistant Professor level in Economics to commence on 1 September 2017.

A successful applicant will contribute to research and teaching in the Department of Economics. The ideal applicants will be aligned with the existing research strengths of the Department which include international macroeconomics, development economics and applied economics more generally.

Applications are open to all fields of economics. However, we particularly welcome applications in the field of international macroeconomics. The ideal applicant in this field will contribute to the work of the International Macroeconomics research group (IM-TCD) in the

Department, which already includes six academic staff. The broad aim of the group is to advance top-level research in the field of international macroeconomics (broadly defined), particularly from an applied and policy-relevant perspective. Excellent candidates in the other areas (development economics and applied economics) are also welcome.

The Department is seeking applicants with vision and enthusiasm, a genuine commitment to the vital roles of research and teaching, including flair for innovation in module design and teaching methods, with an established record of research and clear potential for future research accomplishment.

Candidates wishing to discuss the post informally should contact: Professor Francis O’Toole, Head of the Department of Economics (

Representatives of the Department of Economics will be available to meet with potential candidates at the ASSA Meetings in Chicago January 6-8 2017 and at the RES PhD Meetings at Westminster Business School, London 3-4 January 2017. Please contact Professor Francis O’Toole, Head of the Department of Economics ( for further information.

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* Salary has been converted at the prevailing rate on the date placed