Assistant Professor in Environmental or Plant Science, Tenure Track*

Dublin, Leinster (IE)
on request
January 15 2019
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

Trinity College Dublin, The University of Dublin is seeking to fill the following fulltime academic position:


Assistant Professor in Environmental or Plant Science, Tenure Track*

This is an open search for a candidate with experience in any aspect of environmental science involving plants and/or fungi and their interactions with water from the individual plant to the global scale including field, experimental, theoretical and/or modelling approaches. The successful candidate will join a thriving research and teaching environment in the Discipline of Botany, School of Natural Sciences which has strong expertise in plant ecophysiology, taxonomy and systematics, plant-atmosphere interactions, plant-pollinator interactions, palaeobiology and tropical ecology.

The successful candidate must have a postdoctoral degree in a relevant research area.

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

Appointment will be made on the Lecturer Salary Scale at a point in line with Irish Government Pay Policy [€34,214 to €83,102 per annum]. Appointment will be made no higher than point 8 (i.e. €48,572). 

Hours of work for academic staff are those as prescribed under Public Service Agreements:

The successful applicants will be based on the main Trinity Campus, Dublin 2 or designated premises.


Closing Date:  Closing Date: 12 Noon (Irish Time), Friday 8th February 2019.

All applications must be made via e-Recruitment at

Trinity is an equal opportunities employer, and we encourage applications from talented people of all backgrounds.