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Assistant Professor in Communications (Photography)

Dublin City University - School of Communications

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


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 Communications at DCU is home to almost 1,000 students at undergraduate, postgraduate and PhD levels. With a tradition stretching back almost 40 years, the School is defined by excellence in both teaching and research in journalism, multimedia and communications studies. In the QS global subject rankings in 2018 DCU was in the top 200 of almost 4,500 universities worldwide in the area of communications. The School’s academics undertake research that contributes to national and international debates and to public policy formation. They have also led research projects supported by national and international funders.

The School offers undergraduate degrees in Journalism, Multimedia and Communication Studies as well as Media Studies on the Bachelor of Arts (Joint Honours) programme. It offers seven postgraduate degrees in Journalism, Political Communication, Public Relations, Emerging Media, Science and Health Communication, Contemporary Screen Industries, and Social Media Studies. The School also offers structured PhD programmes in Communication Studies and Journalism Studies.

Assistant Professors in Communications

The successful candidates will have an honours degree, would be expected to have completed a PhD in a relevant area (or be very close to submitting a PhD for examination) and will have shown evidence of research potential and appropriate higher-level teaching experience.  It is expected that the successful candidate will have broad theoretical and practical knowledge and skills so as to work in a multi-disciplinary academic environment.

The successful candidate should be capable of working in a team and of providing leadership in developing the teaching and research agenda within the School. The successful candidate should have relevant industry or education expertise with senior level industry contacts, demonstrated by a proven ability to interact with academic and non-academic partners in the public relations/media/communications sectors.

For Further Details on each of the posts see

Informal Enquiries to:

Professor Kevin Rafter, Head of School of Communications


Please do not send applications to this email address.

Further information on the School:

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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 salary scales 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

Applications should be submitted by e-mail to or by Fax: +353 (0)1 700 5500 or by post to the Human Resources Department, Dublin City University, Dublin 9, Ireland.

Dublin City University is an equal opportunities employer

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