Lecturer in Social Anthropology

University College Cork

Lecturer in Social Anthropology

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 Social Anthropology. Reporting to the Head of Department, the appointee will serve as co-ordinator for the Department for the BA in Anthropology and contribute to the MA in Anthropology. The appointee will deliver lectures, supervise projects, design new modules and contribute to the promotion of the BA and MA in Anthropology. Where relevant the appointee will also contribute to teaching within the wider range of programmes within the department, as well as conducting research, publishing and promoting the mission of the Department as a whole.

The appointee will also contribute to the Collective Social Futures initiative within UCC, which asserts that ‘the interdisciplinary social sciences are key in understanding, reframing, addressing and re-imagining the complex and intertwined nature of the societal, environmental and political challenges we face and their possible solutions. Building from an acknowledgement that mutual interdependencies underpin the complex worlds in which we live, CSF will examine key global challenges and suggest alternative ways in which we can understand, examine, re-envision and enact our social futures.’ Anthropological perspectives are crucial to this vision, and the appointee will contribute to the development of Collective Social Futures through their scholarship.

Informal enquiries can be made in confidence to Dr Tom Boland, Email: tom.boland@ucc.ie For further information on the Department of Sociology & Criminology please visit https://www.ucc.ie/en/sociology/.
Appointment may be made on the Lecturer Salary Scale
€37,912 - €66,429 (Below the bar, Scale B) /€72,602 - €94,024 (Above the bar, Scale B), €39,939 - €63,211 (Below the bar, Scale A) /€69,075 - €89,321 (Above the bar, 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