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Assistant Professor in European Law

Dublin City University - School of Law and Government

Location: Dublin - Ireland
Salary: €39,123 to €83,039
£34,796.04 to £73,854.97 converted salary*
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 8th February 2019
Closes: 26th February 2019

Permanent contract


Dublin City University ( is a research-intensive, globally-engaged, dynamic institution that is distinguished by both the quality and impact of its graduates and its focus on the translation of knowledge into societal and economic benefit. N DCU has a strong track record in attracting both Irish and European Union funding under FP7, Horizon 2020, Marie Curie Actions and Erasmus. We offer a dynamic and internationally focused environment in which to advance your academic career. 

The School of Law and Government:

The School of Law and Government offers programmes in Law both at undergraduate and graduate level, including a BCL (recognised by the Honorable Society of King's Inns as an approved law degree), a BA in Economics, Politics and Law, an LLM, a Master in European Law and Policy, and a PhD programme. The School has a particular interest in socio-legal studies and promotes interdisciplinary research, through the DCU Brexit Institute and Law Research Centre. The School is committed to high quality research, expects its staff to publish regularly in leading journals and supports its staff in such work. We have led research programmes supported by the Irish Research Council, the EU and other national and international funders.

The School of Law and Government intends to appoint a new Assistant Professor in in European Law, on a permanent contract, to begin on 1 September 2019. We especially welcome applicants with a strong international research profile. The successful candidate should also be able to contribute to the teaching of Common Law subjects

Skills and Experience

Applicants for the position must hold an honours degree, should be qualified to a post-graduate level and must have completed a doctoral qualification in law. The successful candidate will have experience of university teaching at lecturer/assistant professor level on a full-time basis, will be able to convincingly demonstrate a strong commitment to academic research and should have a track-record of international peer-reviewed publications. The successful candidate should be capable of working in a team and contributing to developing the teaching and research agenda within the School, as well as supporting the School’s fund-raising activities through grant applications.

For Further Details see

Informal Enquiries to:

Professor Iain McMenamin, Head of School of Law and Government

E-mail:; Tel. +353 1 700 8072

Further information:

More information on the School and the Institute, including specific areas of research expertise and details of taught programmes, may be found at:

Salary Scales:

Assistant Professor above bar: €52,188 - €83,039.

Assistant Professor below bar:  €39,123 - €53,784.

* Appointment will be commensurate with qualifications and experience, and will be made on the appropriate point of the Assistant Professor Above Bar or Assistant Professor Below Bar salary scale in line with current Government pay policy.

Closing date: 26th February 2019

Application Procedure:

Application details are available from the DCU Current Vacancies (Open Competitions) website at

Dublin City University is an equal opportunities employer

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