Employment: Established Professor of Archaeology, NUIG

Closing date  24th October 2013

Established Professor of Archaeology,
School of Geography and Archaeology,
National University of Ireland, Galway.

College   Arts, Social Sciences and Celtic Studies
Post Title & Subject Area   Established Professor of Archaeology
Post Duration   Permanent
Level/Grade   Established Professor
Reports to   Head of School of Geography and Archaeology

The filling of the vacancy at the level of Established Professor of Archaeology is a strategic opportunity in the development of the discipline at NUI Galway with regard to its role nationally and internationally. The role of the discipline within the School of Geography & Archaeology, and the interaction of Archaeology with other disciplines within the College of Arts, Social Sciences, and Celtic Studies, as well as more widely across the University is of vital importance. The regional, national, and international profile of Archaeology at Galway will be the especial responsibility of the Established Professor.

The discipline of Archaeology has a strong commitment to teaching, which will be matched by the successful candidate. It is expected that the Established Professor will be an experienced academic, who is able to offer effective leadership to undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in Archaeology. In addition to providing leadership within Archaeology, the successful candidate will be expected, in due course, to provide leadership within the School and contribute to the future success of the College and the University through service on committees and as an academic leader.

The Established Professor will have an international reputation for scholarship, a record of high-quality publications, and an ongoing programme of research; will develop the discipline of Archaeology in Ireland; and will offer leadership to an experienced team with diverse interests. Additionally he/she will be expected to advance Irish archaeology within the broader context of Western European and World archaeology. The successful candidate will offer a clear vision for the future development of archaeological studies at NUI Galway in their regional, national, and international contexts.

For informal enquiries, please contact Dr. Edward Herring, Dean of the College of Arts, Social Sciences, & Celtic Studies.

Email: edward.herring@nuigalway.ie Tel. 353-91-493383

Additional information on the School of Geography and Archaeology is available athttp://www.nuigalway.ie/geography_archaeology/

Information on the University’s Strategic Plan is available at:  http://www.nuigalway.ie/president/reports.html

Salary:

Appointments at Established level

€106,515 to €136,275

(This appointment will be made on the Established Professor scale 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 17:00 (GMT) on Thursday, 24th October 2013.  It will not be possible to consider applications received after the closing date.

For more information and Application Form please click here.

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.

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