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Lecturer Above The Bar In Accounting, Specific Purpose Month Type A Contract, J E Cairnes School Of Business & Economics

National University of Ireland,Galway€66,762 - €86,212 per yearTemporary

Ranked in the top 1% of universities globally, the National University of Ireland Galway (NUI Galway) is one of Ireland’s foremost centres of academic excellence, with over 19,000 students and almost than 2,800 staff. NUI Galway’s vision is to be a driver of transformational change for our people, our region and our world; to create a distinctively values-based culture, which has excellence, ambition and the wellbeing of our communities at its core; and to harness our distinctive strengths and creative energy to deliver significant and sustainable societal impact.

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 for a 12 months Specific Purpose contract as Lecturer Above the Bar in Accounting Type A within the Discipline of Accountancy & Finance. 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 appointment is for a fixed term which is available from September 1st 2021 to August 31st 2022 with the possibility of an extension of up to an additional 12 months (maximum) depending on resources and requirements.

Candidates for the post of Lecturer Above the Bar in Accounting should have teaching and examining experience in Accounting along with strong interpersonal and communication skills. Applicants should also have a professional qualification or a PhD in accounting or a related area. In addition, applicants should be able to demonstrate academic research activity in accounting, with clear potential for high quality impact on the Accounting Profession and/or business community.

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, Dr Emer Curtis, email:

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

Salary: €66,762 to €86,212 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 10th June 2021.

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.

The closing date for applications is Thursday the 10th of June 2021

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