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Assistant Professor in Entrepreneurship

Trinity College Dublin, The University of Dublin - Business School

Location: Dublin - Ireland
Salary: €35,509 to €86,247 or £30,315.49 to £73,632.60 (converted salary*) per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 16th September 2021
Closes: 26th October 2021
Job Ref: 035244

Position Summary: 

Trinity Business School invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor in Entrepreneurship. Trinity Business School will celebrate its centenary in 2025. Since 2016, it has grown by 150% and moved into a new eco-friendly state of the art building on campus, at the heart of Dublin neighbouring major international business clusters, particularly in finance and digital business. The School is Triple Accredited by AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS, placing it amongst the top 0.6% of business schools in the World who have this accolade. As the School continues to develop, it is seeking to hire an Assistant Professor in Entrepreneurship to deliver and develop in the area of Entrepreneurship across the relevant activities of research, teaching and management/leadership. The Assistant Professor will also have a sufficient broad knowledge of business studies generally to be able contribute to some other – mostly introductory or intermediate - business courses beyond the area of Entrepreneurship.

The School intends to hire an academic in the broad area of Entrepreneurship who has begun a research publication trajectory commensurate with an academic who aspires to have a substantial portfolio of research publications, particularly in terms of quality and relevance for real business. In this regard, the Financial Times (FT) and Chartered Association of Business Schools journal rankings lists are the benchmarks for Trinity Business School. 

The successful candidate will have: A PhD in a business subject area within the field of Entrepreneurship broadly defined; evidence of emerging high quality research publications; will be able to demonstrate excellence in teaching and administration that is consistent with the demands of modern business education; industry engagement is desirable; and familiarity with distance education and online teaching would be advantageous.

Candidates should have excellent communication, organisation and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work independently as well as part of a team.

Post Title: Assistant Professor in Entrepreneurship

Post status: Tenure Track

Hours of Post: Hours of work for academic staff are those as prescribed under Public Service Agreements. For further information please following link below: []

Salary: Appointment will be made on the Lecturer Pay scale (109BN): €35,509 - €86,247 at a point in line with current Government pay policy Appointment will be made no higher than point [8] [i.e. €50,410]

Closing date: 12 Noon, 26th October 2021

This position is a Tenure Track position which is 5-years in the first instance, permanency is subject to satisfying the tenure requirements.

Applications will only be accepted via

Candidates should submit by e-Recruitment:

  • Cover letter stating why the applicant wishes to be considered for this associate professorship.
  • Full curriculum vitae to include your list of publications and the names and contact details of 3 referees (email addresses if possible).
  • Research plan (summarising research to be carried out in the next two years and including details for funding to be sought – maximum of 1 page, single spaced lines).
  • Teaching statement (summarising teaching experience and approach – maximum of 1, page single spaced lines).
  • Leadership/innovation statement – outlining the innovation, project, and development that the candidate would like to initiate at Trinity Business School (Maximum of 1, page single spaced lines) 

Informal enquiries should be made to Professor Natasha Evers e-mail: or Professor Andrew Burke, Dean of Trinity Business School, e-mail:

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