Lecturer in Education

University College Cork

Lecturer in Education (Gaeilge)

Permanent Whole Time Post

This post is being recruited as part of UCC Futures - Collective Social Futures.

UCC Futures - Collective Social Futures is re-imagining and addressing the complex and intertwined societal, environmental and political challenges faced across the world. These include social and gender-based inequalities, geopolitical shifts, migration, health and climate change and the urgent need to foster a more caring and liveable world for all. The imperative to develop more collective and social visions of the future is more pressing than ever. By driving innovative, critical, theoretical, participatory and community-engaged research, UCC Futures – Collective Social Futures will foster excellence in social research to understand, re-envision and enact our collective social futures.

UCC wishes to appoint an experienced academic to the role of Lecturer in Education (Gaeilge). Reporting to the Head of School, the appointee will contribute to teaching and learning on the B.Ed. Gaeilge (with another Language or Mathematics) programme and across the School of Education more widely. In addition, the appointee will be expected to engage in research supervision and scholarly activity. This is a unique opportunity to join a dynamic and innovative School with a vibrant research culture that supports a large number of undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Essential criteria includes: a Masters in Education (or relevant cognate area) or significant progress towards a PhD in Education; a teaching qualification recognised by the Teaching Council of Ireland; fluency in the Irish language; experience of teaching Irish or another Modern European language in a classroom setting; evidence of developing research scholarship and publication; proven teaching excellence; proven administrative experience; excellent interpersonal skills; and the ability to build relations and work collaboratively.

Informal enquiries can be made in confidence to Professor Kathy Hall, Head of School, Email:k.hall@ucc.ie. For further information on the School please see: https://www.ucc.ie/en/education/

Appointment may be made on the Lecturer (below the bar) Scale €37,912 - €66,429 (Scale B) / €39,939 - €63,211 (Scale A)

Salary placement on appointment will be in accordance with public sector pay policy

Applications must be submitted online via the University College Cork vacancy portal (https://ore.ucc.ie/). Queries relating to the online application process should be referred to uccfuturesrecruitment@ucc.ie, quoting the job-title.

Candidates should apply, in confidence, before 12 noon (Irish Local Time) on 29th June 2023.

No late applications will be accepted.


Please note that an appointment to posts advertised will be dependent on University approval, together with the terms of the employment control framework for the higher education sector

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Close Date : 29-Jun-2023 12:00