Assistant Professor in Psychology of Education

Updated: 4 months ago
Location: Ireland,
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 05 Jan 2023

The School of Education is looking to hire an Assistant Professor in Psychology of Education. This is a 5-year tenure track, full time contract post. The successful candidate will contribute to teaching, research, and supervision duties at both undergraduate and postgraduate level, and will have an active programme of research in psychology applied to education that will contribute to the international profile of the School. The post of Assistant Professor in Psychology of Education is essential for the continued development of teaching, research, and supervision within the growing field of psychology applied to education. In particular, the successful candidate will build on existing research and teaching strengths within the School in this area, and extend School capacity in making a proactive contribution to policy and practice across diverse educational settings.

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 Psychology of Education

Post status: 5 Year Fixed Term, 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 Salary Scale (109BN) commensurate with qualifications / experience and in line with Public Sector Pay Policy [€37,960 to €92,187 per annum] .

Closing date: 12 Noon, 5th January 2023

Applications will only be accepted by applying online via . Candidates should submit by e-Recruitment:

  • A cover letter outlining their interest in the position
  • A comprehensive curriculum vitae, including a full list of publications
  • The names and contact details (i.e. addresses, e-mail, etc.) of three referees
  • A research plan (summarising research to be carried out in the next two years and including details of funding to be sought - maximum 2 pages) and a teaching statement (summarising teaching experience and approach – maximum 2 pages)

Please note:

  • Candidates who do not address the application requirements above in their cover letter will not be considered at the short list stage.
  • Candidates should note that the interview process for this appointment will include the delivery of a presentation

Informal enquiries about this post should be made to Conn Mc Cluskey

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

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