Assistant Professor in Global Health

Updated: 5 months ago
Location: Dublin Bar, LEINSTER
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 20 Jan 2023

Post Summary

The Trinity Centre for Global Health is an interdisciplinary centre, co-located between the Schools of Medicine and Psychology that boasts an active research and postgraduate teaching portfolio. The MSc Global Health shares multiple modules with its sister course, the MSc Global Mental Health, and the successful applicant is expected to work closely with the Director of the MSc Global Mental Health to ensure the successful running and efficient expansion of both courses.

TCGH’s postgraduate programmes attract students from Africa, North America, the Middle-East, Europe, and Asia, with diverse professional backgrounds.

The Trinity Centre for Global Health requires a candidate to support and lead cutting-edge research, to direct the MSc Global Health curricula, as well as to support students in the form of offering pastoral care, academic supervision, and mentorship.

The successful applicant will be expected to take on the director or the course coordinator role for the MSc in Global Health; an interdisciplinary postgraduate one-year (full time) taught programme housed within the Trinity Centre for Global Health (TCGH) with an annual intake of approximately 20 students.

The post holder will guide the development and growth of the MSc in Global Health in partnership with other taught postgraduate programmes in the Centre (i.e., MSc Global Mental Health).

The successful applicant will have an established record of postgraduate and undergraduate teaching and a strong track-record of research in the field of Global Health. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the teaching and research activities of both the Trinity Centre for Global Health and the School of Medicine.

This specific purpose contract is to backfill the role of an Assistant Professor who is moving to another Faculty at Trinity to cover a career break.

Post status: Specific Purpose Contract


This appointment will be made on the Lecturer Salary Scale (Trinity Title – Assistant Professor) (€37,960 - €92,187) commensurate with qualifications / experience and at a point in line with current Government pay policy.  

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How to apply:

In order to assist the selection process, applicants should submit the following:

  • Cover Letter
  • Full curriculum vitae including a list of publications and the names and contact details of 3 referees (e-mail addresses if possible)
  • Teaching statement (summarising teaching experience and approach – 2 pages maximum)
  • Research plan (summarising areas of research interest – placing emphasis on how this will fit and develop the work of The Trinity Centre for Global Health - 2 pages maximum)
  • Applicants who do not submit the above will not be considered at the short list stage. Applications must be submitted by the closing date specified through eRecruitment. 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.

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    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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