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Permanent lectureship in Financial Economics
NUI Galway

Date Posted Jul. 23, 2020
Title Permanent lectureship in Financial Economics
University NUI Galway
Galway, Ireland
Department J.E. Cairnes School of Business & Economics
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Economics
    Business - General

Ranked in the top 2% of universities globally, NUI Galway is one of Ireland’s foremost centres of academic excellence, with over 18,000 students and more than 2,600 staff. Over the last ten years the University has grown research income by over two thirds, quintupled research citations, quadrupled inventions, and grown the student body year on year. The University’s mission is to foster a vibrant community of students and staff, where distinguished learning, impactful research, and creative thinking are shared with the world.

The J.E. Cairnes School of Business & Economics is a leader in business research and education nationally, and comprises five disciplines: Accountancy and Finance, Business Information Systems, Economics, Management, and Marketing. The School runs an extensive range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, and is home to the internationally-recognised Whitaker Institute for Innovation and Societal Change.

Applications are invited for a permanent lectureship in Financial Economics. The post will be located within the Discipline of Economics. The successful candidate will contribute to teaching, supervision, and examining at all levels, engage in scholarship and research, and contribute to the development of the discipline of Economics. The successful candidate will play a key role, working with colleagues from the School, national and international collaborators, in developing the areas of Financial Economics, Macroeconomics, Financial Data Analytics and Econometrics. In doing so, the successful candidate will embed the themes of ethics, responsibility, and sustainability into their teaching and research practices.

Candidates should hold a PhD or equivalent in Economics or Finance, have demonstrated ability in teaching and capacity for supervision at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and have a research profile commensurate with the position. The successful candidate will contribute to relevant teaching and examining at all levels, including the B.A., B.Comm. and B.Sc. degrees at undergraduate level and the M.Econ.Sc. International Finance at postgraduate level; engage in scholarship and research; and assist with administration and the development of the Economics Discipline and J.E. Cairnes School of Business & Economics.

For informal enquiries, please contact: Professor Paddy Gillespie, Head of Economics,
Tel: 091 495636, Email:

Additional information on the Discipline of Economics at NUI Galway is available from:

€65,453 to €84,522 p.a (applicable to new entrants effective from January, 2011)
(This appointment will be made on the Lecturer Above the Bar scale in line with current Government pay policy)

Closing date for receipt of applications is 17:00 (Irish Time) on Thursday 14th August 2020. 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

For more information and Application Form please see website: Applications should be submitted online.

Please note that appointment to posts advertised will be dependent upon University approval, together with the terms of the Employment Control Framework for the higher education sector.

  • National University of Ireland Galway is an equal opportunities employer.

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