[Tibeto-burman-linguistics] Two Assistant professorships at Trinity College Dublin

Nathan Hill nh36 at soas.ac.uk
Thu Jan 19 21:14:25 UTC 2023

Dear Colleagues,

Trinity College Dublin is holding two searches at the assistant professor level. I would be very happy if a Tibeto-Burmanist were to be hired, so please circulate widely.



Assistant Professor in Linguistics
Trinity College Dublin, The University of Dublin - School of Linguistic, Speech and Communication Sciences
Dublin - Ireland
€37,960 to €92,187 or £33,365.63 to £81,029.42 (converted salary*) per annum
Full Time
Contract Type:
Placed On:
18th January 2023
20th February 2023
Job Ref:


The School of Linguistic, Speech and Communication Sciences at Trinity College Dublin seeks applications from qualified candidates with an international research and teaching record for the post of Assistant Professor in Linguistics. The post-holder will join an experienced team of applied and theoretical linguists based in the School’s Centre for Language and Communication Studies (CLCS).

The post-holder will contribute to the growth of a world-class research and teaching programme in Linguistics within CLCS, the School and at Trinity College Dublin. The post-holder will bring a track record of third-level teaching, research and engagement to leverage existing expertise.

It is essential that the successful candidate is an active researcher with a record of peer-reviewed publications, experience of third-level teaching and assessment, and potential to recruit and supervise postgraduate students as well as to seek external funding opportunities. The successful candidate will engage in research and dissemination initiatives at a national and international level.

Post Title: Assistant Professor in Linguistics

Post status: 5 Year Fixed Term, 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: [http://www.tcd.ie/hr/assets/pdf/academic-hours-public-service-agreement.pdf)

Salary: Appointment will be made on the Lecturer Salary Scale (Trinity Title – Assistant Professor) commensurate with qualifications / experience and in line with Public Sector Pay Policy [€37,960 - €92,187 per annum] https://www.tcd.ie/hr/assets/pdf/monthly-academic.pdf

Closing date: 12 Noon Irish Standard Time, 20 February 2023

Further Information for Candidates

For information about the post and the School, please contact Professor Breffni O’Rourke, Head of Department, Centre for Language and Communication Studies, Trinity College Dublin (CLCS_HoD at tcd.ie). Applications will only be accepted through e-recruitment. Candidates should note that the interview process for this appointment will include the delivery of a presentation.

Applicants must provide the following information in applying for this position:

  1.  Cover letter
  2.  Comprehensive curriculum vitae, including a full list of publications and research awards
  3.  Name and contact details of three academic referees
  4.  Clear statement on the applicant’s vision and strategy for the future development of research, teaching and outreach in Applied Linguistics at Trinity College Dublin (maximum 2 pages)
  5.  Research plan, summarising the applicant’s research accomplishments to date, and research plans in the next five years, along with plans for securing research funding (maximum 2 pages)

Applications will only be accepted by applying online via http://jobs.tcd.ie

At Trinity, we are committed to equality, diversity, and inclusion. We are ranked 3rd in the world for gender equality (Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2020) and we hold an Athena SWAN Bronze award, recognising our work to advance gender equality. The University is actively pursuing a Silver level award, which it has committed to achieving by 2025. Trinity is committed to supporting the work-life balance and to creating a family-friendly working environment. Trinity welcomes applications from all individuals, including those who may have had non-traditional career paths, those who have taken time out for reasons including family or caring responsibilities, and applicants with disabilities.

Nathan W. Hill
Professor in Tibetan and Historical Linguistics
Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures
SOAS, University of London
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG, UK
Profile -- http://www.soas.ac.uk/staff/staff46254.php

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