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Job ID: 139704

NUI Galway

Date Posted Mar. 3, 2020
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
  • Accounting and/or Taxes
    Business - General


Applications are invited for a permanent appointment as Lecturer Above the Bar in Accounting, Type A within the Discipline of Accountancy & Finance, J.E. Cairnes School of Business & Economics. The type of post determines the relative percentage of duties within each category, and a type A post typically comprises 60% teaching, 20% research and 20% contribution.
The Accountancy & Finance Discipline is recognised nationally and internationally for excellence in teaching and research. The Discipline offers three masters programmes: Master of Accounting; MSc in International Accounting and Analytics; and MSc in Corporate Finance. All of the masters programmes are accredited with global professional accounting bodies and the MSc in Corporate Finance is affiliated with CFA Institute. In addition, the Discipline delivers a designated undergraduate degree in Accounting (B. Comm. (Accounting)) and has designated streams in both Accounting and Finance on the Bachelor of Commerce programme as well as a number of modules on the School’s flagship MBA programme. An important component of taught modules in the School is the consideration of subjects from environmental, social and governance perspectives.

The successful candidate will contribute to relevant teaching and examining at all levels; engage in scholarship and research; and assist with administration and the development of the Discipline of Accountancy & Finance and School of Business & Economics.

For informal enquiries, please contact the Head of Discipline, Professor Breda Sweeney, Tel: +353 (0) 91 493815 or email:

Additional information on the Discipline of Accountancy and Finance at the J. E. Cairnes School of Business & Economics is available at

Salary: €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 2nd April 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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