Maynooth University

Contact address:
Maynooth, Co. Kildare



Closing date:


The Role

Maynooth University is committed to a strategy in which the primary University goals of excellent research and scholarship and outstanding education are interlinked and equally valued.

We are seeking an excellent academic to join our staff as a Lecturer in Educational Leadership. The candidate should have experience in leading research and securing funding for projects involving issues of diversity and equality as well as school and community-based leadership initiatives. The candidate should demonstrate a familiarity with various strands of leadership, teacher involvement in leadership and leadership policy at the national and international levels.

The preferred candidate will be able to conduct innovative, collaborative research in school-based and community contexts, and demonstrate a track record of contributing to international research. We are seeking someone who exhibits an openness to different cultural contexts and other challenges and who will contribute to a larger team committed to developing aspects of Educational Leadership across our Diploma, Masters and Doctoral offerings.  Thus, the candidate will demonstrate evidence of strong collegiality and teamwork.

The person appointed will have a proven record of teaching, research and publication, appropriate to career stage. S/he will be expected to make a strong contribution to the teaching programme of the Department, undertake teaching duties on the Department’s undergraduate and postgraduate programmes as well as the supervision of Master’s, EdD and PhD students, and work collaboratively in supporting the overall collegial work of the Department. S/he will also be expected to assume some administrative duties where required.

The appointee will be expected to build a strong research profile, that supports the University’s research strategy including affiliating to the Research Institutes and the newly formed Centre for Public Education and Pedagogy. The appointee will be expected to sustain and conduct research, engage in scholarship of quality and substance and generate publications of international standard.


Application Procedure

Closing Date:

23:30hrs (local Irish time) on Sunday, 7th of April, 2019.

Please note all applications must be made via our online eRecruitment Portal at the following link:

Applications must be submitted by the closing date and time specified above. 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.

Maynooth University is an equal opportunities employer

The position is subject to the Statutes of the University

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