Assistant Professor in Economics

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Dublin Bar, LEINSTER
Job Type: Contract
Deadline: 27 Mar 2023

The Department of Economics, School of Social Sciences and Philosophy, is seeking to appoint one Assistant Professor in Economics, to commence on 1st August 2023. The Department invites applications in all fields to add to the strengths of the department:

Successful applicants will contribute to research and teaching in the Department of Economics. The existing research strengths of the Department include development economics, international macroeconomics, and applied economics more generally (in particular, economic history, energy economics, political economy and urban economics).

Post status: This is a 5-year fixed term tenure track post.

Salary: Appointment will be made on the Lecturer Salary Scale (109BN) commensurate with qualifications / experience and in line with Public Sector Pay Policy [€37,960 to €92,187 per annum]

Hours: Hours of work for academic staff are those as prescribed under Public Service Agreements. Further information is available at:

How to Apply: Application Information

Candidates must submit the application by e-recruitment:

1.       Cover letter (2 A4 pages maximum)

2.       Full curriculum vitae including a list of publications and the names and contact details (email addresses) of 3 referees

3.       A URL to a job market paper representative of the candidate’s research ability

4.       Research plan (summarizing research to be carried out in the next two years and including details for funding to be sought – 2 pages maximum)

5.       Teaching statement (summarizing teaching experience and approach – 2 pages maximum)

6.       In addition, candidates should also submit three letters of recommendation via Econ Job Market:

7.       Letters of recommendation from referees (submitted via

Please Note:

  • Candidates who do not submit all of this information may not be considered for shortlisting
  • Candidates should note that the interview process for this appointment will include the delivery of a presentation as well as interview

Closing Date: 12 noon (Irish Standard Time) 27th March 2023  

Applications will only be accepted by applying online through the Trinity Jobs Portal Applications must be made by the date and time specified. Any applications which are still in progress at the closing time on the specified closing date will be cancelled automatically by the system. Late Applications will not be accepted.

Please see the Job Description below for this position.

Candidates wishing to discuss the post informally should contact Dr Agustin Benetrix**, Head of the Department of Economics** at

Application queries about this post, please email the Recruitment Partner Frederique Roy-Boulet at and include the Competition ID number in the subject heading.

At Trinity, we are committed to equality, diversity, and inclusion. Trinity welcomes applications from all individuals, including those applicants with disabilities, those who may have had non-traditional career paths, those who have taken time out for reasons including family or caring responsibilities. We also welcome international applicants including those whom have been displaced due to war.

We are ranked 3rd in the world for gender equality (Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2020) and we hold an Athena SWAN Bronze award, recognising our work to advance gender equality. The University is actively pursuing a Silver level award, which it has committed to achieving by 2025. Trinity is committed to supporting the work-life balance and to creating a family-friendly working environment.

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