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Post-doctoral Researcher in Economic History, Department of Economics, Trinity College Dublin

12-12-2022 10:55


The Department of Economics within Trinity College Dublin’s (TCD) School of Social Sciences & Philosophy seeks to appoint two exceptional candidates to the post of Research Fellow (Post-doctoral Researcher) in Economic History. The Research Fellows will work at the Department, as a part of the Government of Ireland-funded cross-border Centre for Economics, Policy and History (CEPH). The Research Fellows will be active in assisting the delivery of the CEPH’s core objectives as well as their own research programme.

The Department of Economics is seeking applicants with vision and enthusiasm, a genuine commitment to the vital role of scholarship, and an established record of research or clear potential for future research accomplishment. Economics is a member of the School of Social Sciences and Philosophy, one of 24 Schools within Trinity College. The Department’s principal research clusters include development economics, in particular the Trinity Impact Evaluation Unit (TIME), international macroeconomics (IM-TCD) and economic history (CEPH). Ranked 1st in Ireland QS Subject Ranking, 2022, the Department has been in existence since 1832. Recognised internationally for its research expertise, particularly in applied economics, the Department is committed to delivering high quality teaching and providing world-class postgraduate programmes.

The successful applicants will advance their research agenda as part of CEPH, an exciting new Centre with five PIs in two institutions, Trinity College Dublin and Queen’s University Belfast, as well as rich network of collaborators in economics, history and economic history across a variety of institutions on the island of Ireland and beyond. The Research Fellows will be active and integral members of CEPH and the Department and will contribute to the work programme of CEPH. This includes, for example, assisting the PIs in building a compendium of data series relating to Ireland’s economic development over time, but also in other CEPH activities in collaboration with CEPH’s executive committee, in particular Prof. Gaia Narciso, Prof. Ronan Lyons and Prof. Marvin Suesse.

At Trinity, we are committed to equality, diversity, and inclusion. Trinity welcomes applications from all individuals, including those applicants with disabilities, those who may have had non-traditional career paths, those who have taken time out for reasons including family or caring responsibilities. We also welcome international applicants including those whom have been displaced due to war.

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.

The full job specification and application information can be access on Trinity's HR website: Please enter 'economic history' in the keyword search field.


Deadline: 20 December 2022


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