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Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Asian History (Temporary, 3 year post)

University College Dublin - UCD School of History

Location: Dublin - Ireland
Salary: €33,479 to €58,760
£29,776.26 to £52,261.20 converted salary*
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 10th January 2019
Closes: 1st February 2019
Job Ref: 011122

The UCD School of History is seeking to appoint a temporary Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Asian history, broadly defined and with a focus on EITHER early modern or modern history. Any research specialization within the extended period of c. 1500 – c. 2000 will be considered, but the School has a preference for candidates who can complement existing research and teaching strengths of the department. You will have a PhD in a relevant area, a proven teaching ability and a track-record of high-quality research, demonstrated by publications. A proven ability to attract external funding would be an advantage. The post-holder will design and deliver teaching on undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in the field of Asian history, contribute to the School’s MA in Global History, and will further enhance the School’s research profile through high-quality publications, engagement with the wider public and external grant acquisition.

Potential applicants should submit a covering letter addressing how they meet the job criteria, a full CV, and a one-page outline of a second-year survey course on Asian history they might be able to teach at UCD.

Note: It is anticipated that interviews will be held in Dublin in March 2018.

Salary: 95 Lecturer/Assistant Professor (below the bar) Scale: €33,479 - €58,760 per annum.

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

Closing Date: 17:00hrs (Local Irish Time) Friday 1st of February 2019

Contract Type: Temporary 3 Years

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 are unable to accept late applications.

Prior to application, further information (including application procedure) should be obtained from the Work at UCD website:

UCD do not require assistance from Recruitment Agencies. Any CVs submitted by Recruitment Agencies will be returned.

Hours of work for academic staff are those as prescribed under Public Service Agreements.

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