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Lecturer in International Law, 1FTE, Permanent, Contract Type B

Applications are invited for an appointment as Lecturer in International Law, with specialist expertise in areas of International Humanitarian Law, International Criminal Law, Peace Operations or Public International Law, at the Irish Centre for Human Rights, School of Law, University of Galway, Ireland. University of Galway, Ireland is an equal opportunities employer. It does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, colour, religion, sexual orientation, gender identify or expression, national origin, age, disability, marital status, or any other protected group. University of Galway strongly encourages applications from minorities, women, disabled people, and all qualified applicants.

It is our aim to maintain an inclusive and diverse workplace. We welcome all applicants to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in the recruitment process.

University of Galway has been inspiring minds since 1845 as a research-led university. University of Galway one of the oldest and largest universities in Ireland. The campus community includes over 21,000 students and staff and 110,000 alumni located in over 100 countries across the world. University of Galway is counted among the Top 260 universities in the world according to the most prestigious rankings, positioned in the top 2% globally. University of Galway is an international university with global ambition, but with deep roots in the region and nationally. Its location on the very edge of Europe gives University of Galway a unique perspective. University of Galway is at the heart of a distinct and vibrant region, renowned for its unique culture, creative industries, medical technologies, marine ecology and economy, and innovation.

The Irish Centre for Human Rights is one of the world's premier academic human rights institutions, dedicated to the study of human rights, peace and conflict, international criminal law and humanitarian law, international refugee and migration law, gender and human rights and climate justice. The Centre has developed a global reputation for excellence in the field of human rights teaching, research and advocacy. Each year we attract high quality students from across the globe, to our acclaimed Masters programs in International Human Rights Law, Peace Operations, Conflict and Humanitarian Law, International Migration and Refugee Law and Policy and International Criminal Law. Our academic programmes now include unique education opportunities through our undergraduate BCL Law and Human Rights and BA Connect with Human Rights.

The Irish Centre for Human Rights hosts a thriving international community of doctoral researchers. Our PhD alumni have secured senior academic and public policy roles in Universities, international organisations and public bodies internationally. The School of Law has over 1,000 students, over 45 faculty, research and professional services staff, and over 15 undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. The mission of the School is rooted in its commitment to the fundamental values of global democracy, to maximising educational opportunities for all, to public service, and to pursuing the highest standards in its teaching and research.

Within the School's Strategic Plan, core areas of development are identified which are key to the School's continued success: teaching and learning, research, people, external engagement, estate, and contribution to sustainable goals. The School is committed to delivering value to all their stakeholders and especially to students, external business, industry and policy partners, its community, and wider society. The School seeks to attract, retain and develop talented academic staff in areas aligned with our strategic priorities. This postholder will make a fundamental contribution to the development and innovative teaching and learning, research, and external engagement of the School.

The postholder will be expected to develop and deliver teaching, and provide supervision, within the areas of International Humanitarian Law, Peace Operations, Public International Law, and International Criminal Law, at undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral levels. The postholder may also, from time to time, as directed by the Director of the Irish Centre for Human Rights, deliver teaching in other fields of law in which they have a competency, if required.

To support the Irish Centre for Human Rights' mission to establish a reputation for excellence through enhancing research impact, teaching and learning, the postholder will develop both internal and external partnerships and collaborations. The postholder will develop collaborations, as appropriate, with international organisations, international courts and tribunals and civil society, in conflict and post-conflict societies, to enhance and further develop the reputation of the University.

Applications are invited for an appointment as a Lecturer in International Law, with specific expertise in areas of International Humanitarian Law, International Criminal Law, Public International Law. An interest in peace operations is also desirable.

For informal enquiries, please contact: Professor Siobhán Mullally, Director of the Irish Centre for Human Rights. [email protected]

Additional information on the Irish Centre for Human Rights is available at: https: // www.

Additional information on the School of Law is available at: www.

Salary: €59,801 to €95,401 p.a. (applicable to new entrants effective from January, 2011) (This appointment will be made on the Lecturer scale in line with current Government pay policy and in accordance with the terms and conditions of the University's Remuneration policy. QA321-Updated-PP-Remuneration.pdf (

Closing date for receipt of applications is 17:00 (Irish Time) on 29th February 2024. Interviews are expected to be held onsite on Tuesday, 16th April 2024. It will not be possible to consider applications received after the closing date.

Garda vetting may apply.

Appointments will be conditional on work authorisation validation. Further details are available at www.

For more information and Application Form please see website: Jobs - University of Galway Applications should be submitted online. Please see further information on how to apply here: E-Recruit - University of Galway and Guidelines for On-line Applications (

Please note that appointment to posts advertised will be dependent upon University approval, together with the terms of the Employment Control Framework for the higher education sector.

University of Galway is an equal opportunities employer.

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