National University of Ireland, Maynooth/Ollscoil na hEireann, Ma Nuad, Department of Law
Professor/Senior Lecturer in Law (Two Posts)

The Department of Law at NUI Maynooth invites applications for two Professor/Senior Lecturer positions in law.

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT OF LAW: The Department of Law is the youngest in Ireland and offers a number of popular undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes educating over 400 students. The Department places a very strong emphasis on research and faculty regularly publish in leading international academic journals. The Department of Law has particular research strengths in the areas of human rights and social justice, global business perspectives, and legal theory. The Department is now seeking to recruit to a number of key senior academic posts to build on its reputation, increase its capacity to grow both undergraduate and postgraduate student numbers, and to enable the further development of its programmes to provide a legal education that is of outstanding quality and global in its outlook.

JOB DESCRIPTION: NUI Maynooth is committed to a strategy in which the primary University goals of excellent research and scholarship and outstanding education are interlinked and equally valued. Professors/Senior Lecturers will be expected to provide significant intellectual leadership, through a demonstrated commitment to both education and research, and also to contribute to the effective leadership and management of the Department.

The person appointed will have an excellent record of teaching and research. He/she will have an established track record of high-quality publications that will contribute to, and enhance, the Department's areas of research strength. He/she will be expected to make a strong contribution to the teaching, research and profile of the Department of Law and to play a leadership role in the development of teaching and learning, and research, strategies.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS: The appointee will have an established and substantial record of research and teaching to the highest international standards and will have demonstrated the capacity for academic leadership at institutional, national or international level.

FURTHER INFORMATION: It is envisaged interview will take place week commencing Monday, 16 June 2014.

The Department will be delighted to speak with potential candidates who wish to explore this appointment further on an informal and confidential basis. Please contact the Head of Department, Professor Michael Doherty at, +353 (0) 1 7086638.

Closing date: 00.00 hours GMT on Thursday, 22 May 2014.

- Senior Lecturer (Post 1995): Euro 65,000 - 88,505 p.a. (8 points)
- Professor B (Post 1995): Euro 78,331 - 103,253 p.a. (6 points)

The position is subject to the Statutes of the University.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applications must be submitted by the closing date and time specified. Late applications will not be accepted.

Please ensure that you USE THE FOLLOWING REFERENCE [Prof/SL-Law] in the subject line of your application email. This will clarify which role you are applying for.

Applications should be made by sending the following information to

A Curriculum Vitae, including all qualifications and experience, and a covering letter addressing your interest and suitability for the role; the names, email addresses, correspondence addresses, fax and telephone numbers of three referees whom the University may contact.

Prior to application, further information (including application procedure) should be obtained from the National University of Ireland, Maynooth current vacancies website:

Posted 5/12/14