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Assistant Professor/Lecturer

Maynooth University, National University of Ireland Maynooth - Department of Psychology

Salary

Assistant Professor/Lecturer (Post 1995*: €55,397 – €87,724 per annum (7 points)

Assistant Lecturer (2021): €35,246 – €61,595 per annum (14 points)

Appointment will be made in accordance with the Department of Finance pay guidelines.

*New entrants to the public sector will be appointed on the first point of the Assistant Lecturer (2021) payscale or the Lecturer (Post 1995) payscale.

The Role

Maynooth University is committed to a strategy in which the primary University goals of excellent research and scholarship and outstanding education are interlinked and equally valued.

The Department of Psychology is seeking an excellent academic to join our staff team as an Assistant Professor/Lecturer in Psychology in one of its four thematic areas which include (in alphabetical order): (1) Mental Health, Community & Positive Psychology; (2) Neuroscience, Behaviour & Cognition; (3) Organisations, Systems and Policy;and (4) Rehabilitation, Disability & Health Psychology. The successful candidate will have a proven record of teaching, research and publication, appropriate to career stage. They will be expected to make a strong contribution to the teaching programme of the Department and to undertake teaching duties on the Department’s undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. The appointee will also be expected to contribute to the research mission of the Department of Psychology.

The appointee will be expected to build a strong research profile that supports the University’s research strategy, including affiliating to one or more of the Maynooth University Research Institutes where appropriate, and working with colleagues on national and international research. The appointee will also be expected to sustain and conduct research, engage in scholarship of quality and substance and generate publications of international standard.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A PhD in Psychology.
  • A record of scholarly work and publication of international quality, demonstrating potential to become a significant contributor in their field;
  • Experience of, and a demonstrated commitment to, undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, programme development and academic innovation;
  • Experience of conducting quantitative and/or qualitative research projects;
  • Experience of teaching at undergraduate level;
  • Evidence of leading and working with community partners;
  • A track record of attracting and securing external research funding;
  • A strong academic record in teaching and research;
  • A record of scholarly work and publication of international quality, demonstrating potential to become a significant contributor in their field;
  • Experience of, and a demonstrated commitment to, undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, programme development and academic innovation;
  • Experience of supervising graduate research students;
  • Experience of, and commitment to, working in an interdisciplinary setting;
  • Strong communication, organisational, administrative and teamwork skills.

For further details including full comprehensive job description please see reference number 013382 on the Maynooth University vacancies page at: www.maynoothuniversity.ie/human-resources/vacancies

Location: Maynooth - Ireland
Salary: €35,246 to €87,724
£29,915.85 to £74,457.76 converted salary* - please see advert
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 23rd December 2021
Closes: 30th January 2022
Job Ref: 013382
   
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