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  • Professor in Environment and Marine
    J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics
    University of Galway, Ireland

    Applications are invited for the post of Professor in Environment and Marine 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

    Building on the School’s research excellence, 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 Environment and Marine to substantially grow research activity, outputs and impact in the School’s research distinctiveness area of Environment and Marine.

    To achieve the School’s research ambition, the Professor in Environment and Marine position is supported by an attractive starter research funding package worth over €360,000.

    Applications are welcome from candidates who can demonstrate alignment of their research and teaching interests in the area of environment and marine 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:

    • Marine economics

    • Climate change economics

    • Measurement of sustainability from a business and societal perspective

    • Behaviour, social and/or systems change

    • Sustainable consumption, sufficiency and efficiency,

    • Sustainable Marketing

    • Partnerships and Stakeholder engagement

    • Green and sustainable taxation

    • Net Zero finance

    • Accountability and governance of sustainable development



    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


    For more information please see website: 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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