Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Renaissance Literature (6-month; specified purpose contract)

University College Dublin - UCD School of English, Drama & Film - UCD College of Arts and Humanities

Note: This is a six-month temporary appointment for a specified purpose.

Closing Date: 17:00hrs (local Irish Time) on Thursday, 1st March 2018.

Applications are invited for the temporary post Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Renaissance Literature in the UCD School of English, Drama & Film. 

The UCD School of English Drama and Film seeks to appoint an early career academic to deliver modules on early modern literature, including a Stage Two Renaissance Literature lecture module, two Level 3 seminar options, an MA module on the early printed book in collaboration with UCD special collections and Dublin libraries and input to a co-taught module shared between English, Classics and History for the new BA Humanities degree programme.

Ideally, the successful candidate will assist the School’s International Officer in supporting Erasmus and JYA students. Candidates should have relevant teaching experience (undergraduate and postgraduate), a PhD in Renaissance Literature, and experience of delivering and administering modules of differing sizes. Candidates must have lecturing experience and the ability to use a VLE. Candidates will also demonstrate an active research profile.

95 Lecturer/Assistant Professor below the bar Salary Scale: €33,148 - €58,178 per annum

Appointment will be made on scale and in accordance with the Department of Finance guidelines

Applications must be submitted by the closing date and time specified.  Any applications which are still in progress at the closing time of 17:00hrs (Local Irish Time) on the specified closing date will be cancelled automatically by the system. UCD do not accept late applications.

Prior to application, further information (including application procedure) should be obtained from the UCD Job Vacancies website: http://www.ucd.ie/hr/jobvacancies

Note: Hours of work for academic staff are those as prescribed under Public Service Agreements. For further information please follow link below:


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