Assistant Professor in Business : Environmental, Social and Governance

Company:Trinity Business School

Location:Ireland / Dublin

Discipline:Business : Environmental, Social and Governance

Employment Type:Permanent Full-time


Trinity Business School invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor in Business: Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) to deliver and develop in the area of ESG 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.

The successful incumbent will have a research publication trajectory commensurate with an academic who aspires to have a substantial portfolio of research publications both in terms of volume and quality i.e. highly ranked in the journals listed in the Chartered Association of Business Schools journals rankings.  Applicants with publications in the FTs’ list of preferred management research journals are particularly welcome.  While we are seeking to hire a rigorous researcher, we also require that this research expertise is of relevance and can provide value-added to senior executives and entrepreneurs as well as those engaged in public policy.

The successful candidate will be willing and able to teach in the area of business studies broadly and particularly in the areas of ESG, business ethics and CSR specifically at undergraduate/postgraduate degree levels and/or executive education. They will develop learning environments that are consistent with modern teaching and learning practices and that are flexible, student-centred, and accessible, utilising appropriate technology and will contribute to building an active individual and collaborative international research record, including Ph.D. supervision, publication, and the generation of external research income.

Post Title: Associate Professor in Business (ESG)

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 follow:

Salary: Appointment will be made on the Lecturer Salary Scale at a point in line with Government Pay Policy [€36,369 - €88,616 per annum].

Closing date: 12 Noon, 3rd June 2022

* 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 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)

Please note:

  • Publications must be tagged and listed according to their Chartered Association of Business Schools rankings i.e. list highest ABS ranked journals first stating the ranking beside each publication i.e. ABS4*, ABS4, ABS3, ABS2, ABS1 or non-ABS).
  • Publications which are in the FT preferred journals publication list must also be tagged.

Informal enquiries about this post should be made to Associate Professor Mary Lee Rhodes or Professor Andrew Burke:

Trinity is an equal opportunities employer, and we encourage applications from talented people of all backgrounds to join our staff community.

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