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Job posted by Irish Universities Association (28/09/2013 01.15)

Assistant Professor in Political Science (International Relations)

Post Title: Assistant Professor in Political Science (International Relations)

Post Status: 5-year contract

Discipline/Faculty: Department of Political Science, School of Social Sciences and Philosophy / Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Location: College Green, Dublin 2

Commencement: This post is tenable from 1st September 2014.

Closing Date: 12 Noon on Wednesday, 20 November 2013

Salary: This appointment will be made on the Lecturer salary scale in line with current Government Pay Policy. Appointment of this post will be no higher than the 8th point of the Lecturer scale.


School of Social Sciences and Philosophy

The School of Social Sciences and Philosophy, formed in 2005, consists of the departments of Economics, Philosophy, Political Science and Sociology. With over 45 full-time academic staff the School aims to create a sharp focus for Social Science research and teaching and to both facilitate and strengthen ties between the Social Sciences and Philosophy. The School based upon these four departments is unique in Ireland, and offers a large and flexible platform upon which to promote existing areas of excellence while developing innovatory teaching and research programmes and activities. In addition, the School is the home of the Policy Institute, which provides an important link to the policy sector. High priority is given to postgraduate research training.

Informal queries can be addressed to Professor Gail McElroy, Head of Department of Political Science (

Nr of positions available : 1

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Research Fields

Political sciences

Career Stage

Early stage researcher or 0-4 yrs (Post graduate)
Experienced researcher or 4-10 yrs (Post-Doc)
More Experienced researcher or >10 yrs (Senior)

Research Profile

Not defined


Required Research Experiences
Main Research Field Political sciences
Required Languages
Language ENGLISH
Language Level Excellent
Required Education Level
Degree Field Political sciences
Required Research Experiences
Sub Research Field Other
Years of Research Experience 5
Required Education Level
Degree PhD
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Dublin 2


University of Dublin, Trinity College

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University of Dublin, Trinity College

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