Senior Lecturer in Educational Psychology

National University of Ireland, Galway - School of Education

The School of Education at NUI Galway is seeking to appoint an outstanding academic as a Senior Lecturer to make a significant contribution to the field of Psychology of Education. Candidates should be at the forefront of their field, and will be expected to play a significant role in the development and delivery of the School’s research strategy. In line with the developing needs of the School, candidates will be expected to contribute to the design and teaching of all programmes; including our main teacher education programmes and the Graduate Diploma in Special Educational Needs. We are therefore looking for recent and relevant experience, specifically in the areas of postgraduate teaching and leadership.

Candidates should have an excellent track record of national and international publications, including research grant success in order to make a leading contribution to the intellectual research culture of the School, College and University. It is necessary for candidates to be an experienced doctoral supervisor, with a demonstrated capacity to supervise doctoral candidates to completion. We welcome applicants who have interests in quantitative research methodologies to complement the existing research strengths in the School.

For informal enquiries, please contact Professor Gerry MacRuairc, Head of School of Education, NUI Galway or telephone: +353 (0)91 492693

Additional information on the School is available at:

Salary: €66,035 to €91,242 p.a.

(This appointment will be made on the Senior Lecturer 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, 2nd November 2017.  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

For more information and an application form please see website: 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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