JOE - December 2011
|National University of Ireland, Galway|
|Personal Professor of Irish Economic Policy|
|Position Title/Short Description|
Section: International:Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Galway, other, Ireland, Republic of
A1 -- General Economics
A2 -- Economic Education and Teaching of Economics
Deadline Date: 12/8/2011
JOE ID Number: 201112_396572
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The Discipline of Economics consists of 20 full-time teaching staff and 10 full-time researchers. The Discipline has approximately 1,800 undergraduate students of Economics mainly in the College of Business, Public Policy and Law, and Public Policy and in the College of Arts, Social Sciences, and Celtic Studies. In a typical year, about 200 students graduate with an undergraduate degree in economics. The Discipline of Economics has over 20 PhD students most of whom are funded by competitively won research contracts. In addition, it has over 60 postgraduate students across four taught postgraduate programmes.
A central strategic focus of the College of Business, Public Policy and Law is the application of business, legal and social science research to the improvement of public policy. This focus is to be further reinforced through the University's new Institute for Business, Law and the Social Sciences, which will have a major focus on public policy. The new Professor will play a central role in developing a Centre for the Study of Irish Economic Policy, which will focus on the development of Irish macroeconomic and financial policy in the context of the broader European Union economy. In particular the new Professor should:
a. be an established person in the economics discipline with an outstanding record of research and academic leadership in the areas of macroeconomics, international finance and public policy;
b. have expert knowledge relevant to macroeconomic policy and financial policy issues relevant to the Irish economy;
c. have an in-depth knowledge of all aspects of macroeconomic policy and policymaking in Ireland, including relationships with EU institutions and other relevant international organisations;
d. be able to provide strong academic leadership to the macroeconomic and international finance priority area so that it continues on a developmental trajectory;
e. have a demonstrable capacity to manage people, resources and systems, effectively and collegially, including the capacity to communicate effectively with internal and external audiences;
f. have proven ability to effectively manage a research team;
g. demonstrate a capacity to contribute to the development and implementation of strategic level plans for the discipline and school in an evolving institutional and policy context within the University and beyond;
h. demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching and programme development in the macroeconomics and international finance priority area;
i. be able to provide public commentary on the Irish economy in the context of national, EU and global developments;
j. be committed to taking a leadership role for public policy in the new university Institute for Business, Law and the Social Sciences (formal name pending);
k. preferably have experience of senior-level macroeconomic and financial policymaking nationally and internationally
Additional information on the Discipline is available at: http://economics.nuigalway.ie/ Further information on the University's Strategic Plan is available at: http://www.nuigalway.ie/president/reports.html
Salary: GBP133,001 p.a.; 119,701 p.a. (applicable to new entrants effective from January, 2011). (This appointment will be made on the Personal Professor salary in line with current Government pay policy.) (For pre 1995 public sector entrants in Ireland, the D class Salary rates will apply)
Closing date for receipt of applications is midnight (local time) on Thursday, 8th December 2011. It will not be possible to consider application after the closing date.
For further information and to make an application please visit the Public Jobs website:
All applicants will receive an acknowledgement within 2 working days. If you do not receive an acknowledgement of receipt of your application within this timeframe or if you have any other queries regarding the application process please contact Alan Kelly at 01 8587681 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note that appointment to posts advertised will be dependent upon 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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