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Professor of Spanish (1926)

Trinity College Dublin, The University of Dublin - Department of Hispanic Studies

Location: Dublin - Ireland
Salary: €115,887 to €145,646
£103,070.01 to £129,537.70 converted salary* per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 11th February 2019
Closes: 1st April 2019
Job Ref: 033655

Discipline/Faculty: Department of Hispanic Studies, School of Languages, Literatures and Cultural Studies, Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin
Location: Arts Building, Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin College Green, Dublin 2, Ireland
Reports to: Head of School of Languages, Literatures and Cultural Studies
Salary: Appointment will be made on the Professor salary scale at point in line with Government Pay Policy (€115,887 to €145,646 per annum), appointment will be made no higher than point 6
Hours of Work: Hours of work for academic staff are those as prescribed under Public Service Agreements. For further information please follow the link below:
Closing Date: 12 Noon (GMT) on Monday, 1st April 2019

An interview date is to be confirmed. Please check back on this advertisement for an update.

The appointment to the Chair of Spanish will be tenable from 1st September 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter

Post Summary

The School of Languages, Literatures and Cultural Studies at Trinity College Dublin is looking to make an appointment to the Chair of Spanish, tenable from 1 September 2019. Joint Chairs were first appointed in Modern Languages in 1776: Italian with Spanish, and French with German. The first entirely autonomous Chair of Spanish was established in 1926. In the distinguished history of the Chair of Spanish this will be the first appointment of a specialist in Latin American Studies. The College is thus not only reaffirming its commitment to the role of languages in the humanities, but also to the central role of the humanities in realising the academic and societal goals of a 21st century university. The successful candidate will be expected to have and maintain a distinctive global profile of research excellence: previous holders have included eminent scholars who have provided national and international leadership in the discipline.

Further Information

Informal enquiries about this post may be made to Dr Susana Bayo Belenguer, Head of Spanish at

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