Assistant Professor in Economics
Advertiser: Department of Economics, Trinity College Dublin, University of Dublin
Field(s) of specialization: Any field
Position type(s): Assistant Professor
Location of job: Arts Building, Trinity College Dublin, College Green, 2, Ireland
Degree required: Doctorate
Job start date: 2023-08-01
Job duration: Continuing/permanent
Letters of reference required: 3
Application deadline: 26 Mar 2023 midnight UTC (no longer accepting applications)
Current search status: Reviewing applications
Posting end date: 2 Apr 2023
Interviews: Interviews will be conducted remotely by video starting April, 2023.
Ad text:

The Department of Economics, School of Social Sciences and Philosophy, is seeking to appoint one Assistant Professor in Economics, to commence on 1st August 2023. The Department invites applications in any field.

Successful applicants will contribute to research and teaching in the Department of Economics. Our research strengths include development economics, international macroeconomics, economic history, political economy, energy economics, urban economics, etc. For more details, please visit

Post status: This is a 5-year fixed term tenure track post.

Salary: appointment will be made on the Lecturer Salary Scale (109BN) commensurate with qualifications / experience and in line with Public Sector Pay Policy [€37,960 to €92,187 per annum]

Hours: hours of work for academic staff are those as prescribed under Public Service Agreements. Further information is available at:

Application Information

Candidates must submit their application via TCD e-recruitment ONLY at

The application package consists of:

1. Cover letter (2 A4 pages maximum)

2. Full curriculum vitae including a list of publications and the names and contact details (email addresses) of 3 referees

3. A URL to a job market paper representative of the candidate’s research ability

4. Research plan (summarizing research to be carried out in the next two years and including details for funding to be sought – 2 pages maximum)

5. Teaching statement (summarizing teaching experience and approach – 2 pages maximum)

6. In addition, candidates should also submit three letters of recommendation via Econ Job Market:

7. Letters of recommendation from referees (submitted via

Please Note: Candidates who do not submit all of this information may not be considered for shortlisting. Candidates should note that the interview process for this appointment will include the delivery of a presentation as well as interview.

Closing Date: 12 noon (Irish Standard Time) 27th March 2023

Applications will only be accepted through the Trinity Jobs Portal at

Applications must be made by the date and time specified. Any applications which are still in progress at the closing time on the specified closing date will be cancelled automatically by the system. Late applications will not be accepted.

Candidates wishing to discuss the post informally should contact Prof. Agustín Bénétrix, Head of the Department of Economics, at

Application queries about this post, please email the Recruitment Partner Frederique Roy-Boulet at and include the Competition ID number in the subject heading.


Only letters of recommendation should be submitted through Econ Job Market. Note that the submission of recommendation letters through this platform does not constitute an application for this position.

Number of letters of reference required: 3
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