Assistant Professor in Psychology of Education

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: Dublin Bar, LEINSTER
Job Type: Contract
Deadline: 05 Jan 2023

This is a 5-year tenure track, full time contract post as Assistant Professor in Psychology of Education. 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.

Post status: Five Year Tenure Track Contract*

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: Applicants should provide the following information when applying

  • 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

    Closing Date: 12 noon (Irish Standard Time) 5 January 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.

    Informal enquiries about this post should be made to Hiring Manager Name, Carmel O'Sullivan 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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