Assistant Professor in Law (Private Law)

Trinity College Dublin, The University of Dublin - Law School

Salary: Appointment will be made up to a maximum of the 8th point (range €32,450 - €46,615 per annum) of the New Assistant Professor Merged Salary Scale in line with government pay policy

Closing Date: 12 Noon on Thursday, 5 January, 2017

Post Summary:

The assistant professorship is a full-time position. Applications are welcome from legal scholars in all fields of private law. The successful candidate will help to develop the School’s research profile in her or his areas of expertise, participating in one or more of the School’s research groups. She or he will teach at both undergraduate and postgraduate level, and supervise students at masters and doctoral level. She or he will also be required to carry out other administrative duties, and to be active in seeking research funding.

The successful candidate must have a PhD or be close to completion of a PhD.


Founded in 1740, Trinity School of Law is one of the leading Law Schools in Europe, consistently ranked as one of the top 100 Law Schools in the world. We are a scholarly community of staff, students and alumni, dedicated to the pursuit of legal knowledge and critical engagement with the legal challenges that confront modern communities.

Our Faculty members are thought-leaders in their fields, all grappling with contemporary legal challenges. Through a number of research groups, staff and postgraduate research students collaborate in research projects, the organisation of conferences and the publication of academic papers. Staff are currently engaged in many national and international collaborations and research projects funded by the European Research Council, the Irish Research Council and Horizons 2020. Each year, we welcome a number of visiting academics to conduct research in Trinity.

The School publishes one of Ireland’s leading peer-reviewed journals, the Dublin University Law Journal, and engages in interdisciplinary scholarship through its membership of the Trinity Long Room Hub and Trinity Research in Social Sciences. The School is home to the Irish Centre for European Law and the Irish Jurisprudence Society.

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