Lecturer (Below the Bar) in Disability Law

College College of Business, Public Policy & Law
School Law / Centre for Disability Law & Policy
Post Title & Subject Area Disability Law
Post Duration Fixed Term (1 Year, from 1st July 2018 to 30th June 2019)
Level Below the Bar, Type B
Reports to Director of the Centre for Disability Law & Policy andHead of School of Law

The National University of Ireland, Galway seeks to appoint a Lecturer (Below the Bar) in Disability Law. Ranked in the top 1% of universities globally, NUI Galway is one of Ireland’s foremost centres of academic excellence, with over 18,000 students and more than 2,600 staff. Over the last ten years the University has grown research income by over two thirds, quintupled research citations, quadrupled inventions, and grown the student body year on year.

The University’s mission is to foster a vibrant community of students and staff, where distinguished learning, impactful research, and creative thinking are shared with the world. Our vision is to be a leading global university, renowned for our distinctive areas of research, recognised as an institution of choice for our teaching and scholarship, celebrated for our outstanding engagement with wider society, and enriched by a dynamic network of partnerships.

Applications are invited for the post of Lecturer (Below the Bar) in Disability Law at the School of Law and the Centre for Disability Law & Policy, NUI Galway.  Applicants will normally have a Ph.D in the field of disability law and policy at or near completion or an equivalent academic qualification in law or a related discipline.

The successful candidate will be required to teach and coordinate the delivery of the LLM in International & Comparative Disability Law, and to contribute to the delivery of undergraduate, LLM and PhD programmes in the School of Law.

The successful candidate will have an active research profile in disability law demonstrated by strong evidence of future potential to contribute to the research output of the School of Law and the Centre for Disability Law & Policy, in accordance with evolving international standards. S/he is expected to play a productive role in enhancing the teaching, research and related activities of the School of Law and the Centre for Disability Law & Policy. Duties will include teaching, examining and administration in postgraduate programmes and other appropriate contributions to the broader activities of the School of Law and the Centre for Disability Law & Policy.

For informal enquiries, please contact: Dr Eilionóir Flynn, Email: eilionoir.flynn@nuigalway.ie  or telephone: +353 (0)91 49 4010

Salary: At Lecturer Below the Bar level   

€37,602 to €58,360 p.a. (applicable to new entrants effective from January, 2011)
(This appointment will be made on the Lecturer Fixed Term 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 (Irish Time) on Tuesday, 24th April 2018.  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 www.djei.ie

How to Apply

For more information and Application Form please see website:  http://www.nuigalway.ie/about-us/jobs/ 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.