Assistant Professor in Ethics, Business and Society

Company:National University of Ireland Galway

Location:Ireland / Galway

Discipline:Ethics, Business and Society

Employment Type:Permanent Full-time


Assistant Professor in Ethics, Business and Society

National University of Ireland Galway (NUI Galway) is counted among the Top 300 universities in the world according to the most prestigious rankings, positioned in the top 2% globally. The campus community includes over 21,000 students and staff and 110,000 alumni located in over 100 countries across the world.

J.E. Cairnes School of Business & Economics at NUI Galway is a vibrant, dynamic and world-leading school. Energised by its regional edge on the west coast of Ireland, J.E. Cairnes School of Business & Economics is a globally-engaged School of Business and Economics for the public good that makes a transformative impact for students, society and business.

The School has successfully attained AACSB and AMBA accreditation as well as EFMD programme accreditation. The School has 2,800 students, over 120 faculty, research and professional services staff, and over 30 undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.

The School’s new Strategic Plan 2021-2025 is centred around four key strategic priority areas of research and impact, teaching and learning, external engagement and internationalisation. J.E. Cairnes School of Business & Economics champions core values of respect, excellence, openness and sustainability. Its vision for the next four years is to make a global impact for the public good by addressing grand challenges through its teaching, research and influence on public policy.

As part of the School’s new strategic plan, the School has recently announced a significant investment plan including the addition of 15 academic positions across the School’s five disciplines. The School is committed to attracting, retaining and developing globally talented academic staff in areas aligned with its strategic priorities.

Applications are invited for an Assistant Professor in Ethics, Business and Society.

The Management Discipline at the J.E. Cairnes School of Business & Economics is recognised nationally and internationally as contributing to business & society, entrepreneurship & innovation, human resource management, international business, strategy and public sector management. Discipline academics have editorial and board membership roles and have published in numerous leading international peer-reviewed journals, including the British Journal of Management, Human Relations, Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Management Studies, Journal of World Business and Organization Studies, among others. Most Discipline academics are members or cluster leaders at the Whitaker Institute, one of the five major research institutes within NUI Galway; and the recently established Centre for Entrepreneurial Growth and Scaling is led by colleagues from the Discipline. At postgraduate level, the Discipline offers award-winning masters programmes, including the MSc in International Management, the MSc in Human Resource Management (HRM) and the MSc in Strategy, Innovation and People Management (SIPM). Both, the MSc HRM and MSc SIPM programmes are accredited with CIPD at the advanced level.

For informal enquiries, please contact Professor Esther Tippmann, Head of Management Discipline, J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics, NUI Galway, Email

Closing date for receipt of applications is 17:00 (Irish Time) on 26th of May 2022

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