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Professor in Digital Responsibility
University of Galway

Date Posted Feb. 29, 2024
Title Professor in Digital Responsibility
University University of Galway
Galway, Ireland
Department J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professor
  • Technology & Information Management
    Management Information Systems - All
    Business - General

Applications are invited for the post of Professor in Digital Responsibility at J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics, University of Galway, Ireland.

University of Galway is counted among the Top 260 universities in the world, positioned in the Top 2% globally. University of Galway is ranked #1 in Ireland and #34 in the world in the 2023 THE IMPACT Rankings and was awarded Sunday Times University of the Year in 2022.

J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics is AACSB, AMBA and EFMD programme accredited, is a member of PRME and holds an Athena Swan Bronze award.

Guided by our public good mission, the School’s research and impact seeks to identify solutions to and inform decisions about the grand challenges facing business and society with a heavy emphasis on the UN SDGs. The School has an excellent international research reputation and distinctiveness in the following areas:

  • Environment and Marine

  • Health and Ageing

  • Digital Responsibility

The School is making a substantial investment to further strengthen its position as a global leader in quality research and education. To that end, the School is currently recruiting a Professor in Digital Responsibility to substantially grow research activity, outputs and impact in the School’s research distinctiveness area of Digital Responsibility.

The Professor in Digital Responsibility position is supported by an attractive starter research funding package worth over €360,000.

Applications are welcome from candidates who can demonstrate alignment with any of the five disciplines in the School: Accountancy and Finance, Business Information Systems, Economics, Management, or Marketing. Applications from candidates with an excellent research record in any of the following, and related, areas are welcome:


  • Responsible selection, management and regulation of technologies for digital business and digital workplaces and related areas such as technology ethics and governance

  • Technologies for the public good and the impact of digital responsibility on society

  • Cybersecurity; digital transformation; responsible AI or analytics; responsible crowdsourcing; or other areas relevant to responsible technology

  • Responsible technology in digital marketing; accounting, auditing and reporting; corporate compliance; or digital financial transactions

  • Digital responsibility in public sector provision and policy




97,260 to €130,000 p.a. (applicable to new entrants effective from January, 2011)

(This appointment will be made on the Professor In salary scale in line with current Government pay policy)


Closing date for receipt of applications is 17:00 (Irish Time) on 11th April 2024.  It will not be possible to consider applications received after the closing date.

Garda vetting may apply.


Appointments will be conditional on work authorisation validation.

Further details are available at


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Jobs - University of Galway Applications should be submitted online.

Please see further information on how to apply here: E-Recruit - University of Galway and Guidelines for On-line Applications (


University of Galway is an equal opportunities employer. The University and the School have a deep commitment to equal opportunities, and in 2018 University of Galway was conferred with the Athena Swan Bronze Award and the School in 2020.


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