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  • Lecturer in Accounting
    J.E. Cairnes School of Business & Economics
    NUI Galway


    The J.E. Cairnes School of Business & Economics at NUI Galway is a leader in business research and education nationally. The School offers a broad range of innovative programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate levels in Accounting, Business Information Systems, Economics, Management and Marketing and has successfully attained AACSB and AMBA accreditation. The School is synergistically aligned with two main research institutes, the Whitaker Institute for Innovation and Societal Change and the Institute of Lifecourse and Society. The School comprises five Disciplines: Accountancy & Finance, Business Information Systems, Economics, Management, and Marketing.

    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.

    Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for a specific purpose appointment as Lecturer in Accounting at NUI Galway.

    The successful candidate will contribute to teaching and examining at all levels; engage in associated research; assist with administration and the development of the Accountancy & Finance Discipline and J.E. Cairnes School of Business & Economics; and contribute to the intellectual life of the University and the wider community.

    Applicants must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and a willingness to take initiative. In addition to relevant teaching experience, applicants must have a professional accounting qualification or a PhD in Accounting or a related area.

    For informal enquiries, please contact Professor Emer Mulligan, Tel: 091-493074, email:

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


    At Lecturer Above the Bar level

    68, 104 - €88,578 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 (GMT) on 21st July 2022. 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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