Established Professor of Innovation

National University of Ireland, Galway - J.E. Cairnes School of Business & Economics

The National University of Ireland, Galway seeks to appoint 5 Professors within the J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics. Ranked in the top 1% of universities globally, NUI Galway is one of Ireland’s foremost centres of academic excellence, with over 17,000 students and more than 2,200 staff. Located in Galway and the West of Ireland region, the University has a strong international orientation, reaching outwards to the world, through a global network of partnerships, collaborations and alumni. The University has an ambitious, confident vision for the future, outlined in its new Strategic Plan, Vision 2020.

The University’s J.E. Cairnes School of Business & Economics is a leader in business research and education nationally, and comprises five disciplines: Accountancy and Finance, Business Information Systems, Economics, Management, and Marketing. Home to the internationally recognised Whitaker Institute for Innovation and Societal Change, the high-performing school runs an extensive range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.

This year signals a major expansion of the School’s activities, with exciting challenges and opportunities for substantive growth, new opportunities for innovative programmes, research and impact in the context of the University’s strategic plan.

Applications are welcome for the following professorship, from exceptional scholars and leaders with research and teaching interests related to any of the disciplines of the School:

  • Established Professor of Innovation

Further information on these vacancies at the J.E. Cairnes School of Business & Economics is available at:

Closing date for receipt of applications is 17.00 (GMT) on Friday, 23rd March 2018. It will not be possible to consider applications received after the relevant closing date.

National University of Ireland, Galway is an equal opportunities employer.

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