Assistant Professor in Human Resource Management

Company:Trinity Business School

Location:Ireland / Dublin

Discipline:Human Resource Management

Employment Type:Permanent Full-time


Assistant Professor in Human Resource Management (HRM)

Trinity Business School invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor in Human Resource Management (HRM). Trinity Business School will celebrate its centenary in 2025. Since 2016, it has grown by 150% and moved into a new eco-friendly state of the art building on campus, at the heart of Dublin neighbouring major international business clusters, particularly in finance and digital business. The School is Triple Accredited by AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS, placing it amongst the top 0.6% of business schools in the World who have this accolade. As the School continues to develop, it is seeking to hire an Assistant Professor in HRM to deliver and develop in the area of HRM across the relevant activities of research, teaching and management/leadership. The Assistant Professor will also have a sufficient broad knowledge of business studies generally to be able contribute to some other – mostly introductory or intermediate - business courses beyond the area of HRM.

The School intends to hire an academic in the broad area of HRM who has begun a research publication trajectory commensurate with an academic who aspires to have a substantial portfolio of research publications; particularly in terms of quality and relevance for real business.  In this regard, the Financial Times (FT) and Chartered Association of Business Schools journal rankings lists are the benchmarks for Trinity Business School.

The successful candidate will have: A PhD in a business subject area within the field of HRM broadly defined; evidence of emerging high quality research publications; will be able to demonstrate excellence in teaching and administration that is consistent with the demands of modern business education; industry engagement is desirable; and familiarity with distance education and online teaching would be advantageous.

Candidates should have excellent communication, organisation and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work independently as well as part of a team.

Post Title: Assistant Professor in Human Resource Management (HRM)

Post status: Tenure Track*

Hours of Post: Hours of work for academic staff are those as prescribed under Public Service Agreements. For further information please following link below: []

Salary: Appointment will be made on the Lecturer Pay scale (109BN): €35,509 - €86,247 at a point in line with current Government pay policy Appointment will be made no higher than point [8] [i.e. €50,410]

Closing date: 12 Noon, 26th October 2021

*This position is a Tenure Track position which is 5-years in the first instance, permanency is subject to satisfying the tenure requirements.

Applications will only be accepted by applying online via

Candidates should submit by e-Recruitment:

  1. Cover letter stating why the applicant wishes to be considered for this assistant professorship.

  2. Full curriculum vitae to include your list of publications and the names and contact details of 3 referees (email addresses if possible).

  3. Research plan (summarising research to be carried out in the next two years and including details for funding to be sought – maximum of 1 page, single spaced lines).

  4. Teaching statement (summarising teaching experience and approach – maximum of 1, page single spaced lines).

  5. Leadership/innovation statement – outlining the innovation, project, and development that the candidate would like to initiate at Trinity Business School (Maximum of 1, page single spaced lines)

Informal enquiries should be made to Professor Na Fu e-mail: or Professor Andrew Burke, Dean of Trinity Business School, e-mail:

Contact Person:If you wish to apply for this position, please specify that you saw it on AKADEUS.

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