Senior Lectureship in Medical Education

University College Cork School of Medicine

Senior Lectureship in Medical Education, School of Medicine

Permanent Whole Time Post

UCC wishes to appoint a Senior Lecturer in Medical Education. Reporting to the Head of the Medical Education Unit, the Lecturer in Medical Education;

• will contribute to and assist in the delivery of research led teaching, assessment and examining on courses at undergraduate and postgraduate level and continuing professional development courses in the School of Medicine;
• have oversight responsibilities within the 5 year undergraduate medical programme, working closely with year leads and module co-ordinators to ensure effective programme delivery, excellent student experience and support
• will engage in productive research and scholarship, including the supervision of undergraduate and postgraduate research;
• will participate in the administrative activities of the Medical Education Unit, the School of Medicine, and the academic life of the College and University;
• will carry out other duties appropriate to the post as may be assigned by the head of discipline/department/school.

Essential criteria for this post include; a medical degree, postgraduate professional qualification, MD/ PhD in an area relevant to Medical/ Health Professions’ Education, or current registration in a relevant doctoral programme, or willingness to register for MD/PhD in Health Professions’ Education within 12 months of appointment, a record of successful achievement and international recognition through research and scholarly activity within the discipline of Medical/ Health Professions’ Education or other relevant area.

Please note that Garda vetting and/or an international police clearance check may form part of the selection process.

For an information package including full details of the post, selection criteria and application process see The University, at its discretion, may undertake to make an additional appointment(s) from this competition following the conclusion of the process.

Informal enquiries can be made in confidence to to Prof. Deirdre Bennett, Head, Medical Education Unit, School of Medicine. email: Further information on the Medical Education Unit is available at

University College Cork is committed to being a fully inclusive global university which actively recruits, supports and retains colleagues from all sectors of society. Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) are core values under our UCC 2022 Strategic Plan . UCC holds a Bronze Athena SWAN award in recognition of our commitment to advancing equality in higher education. We value diversity as well as celebrate, support and thrive on the contributions of all our employees and the communities they represent. We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from everybody, regardless of age, care-giving status, disability, ethnicity, gender and/or gender identity or expression status, nationality, marital status/civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion/creed, and/or sexual orientation. We are committed to supporting all staff through flexible working schemes, family-friendly policies, training and development, and staff networks. We value the enrichment that comes from a diverse community and seek to promote equality, prevent discrimination and protect the human rights of each individual in line with equality legislation. We encourage applicants to consult our Dignity and Respect Policy and learn more about our EDI related initiatives .

Appointment may be made on the Senior Lecturer Salary Scale: €72,504 - €102,731 (Scale B) / €70,018 - €97,594 (Scale A

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

University College Cork is an equal opportunities employer. We encourage you to reach out to us directly should you require assistance or reasonable accommodation during the recruitment process.

Applications must be submitted online via the University College Cork vacancy portal ( Queries relating to the online application process should be referred to, quoting the job-title.

Candidates should apply, in confidence, before 12 noon (Irish Local Time) on Thursday, 13th October 2022

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

Contact Person : Prof Deirdre Bennett

Contact Email :

Job ID : 060071

Contact Number :

Close Date : 13-Oct-2022 12:00