Job offer in Ireland Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Italian Studies at University College Dublin

011656 – Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Italian Studies, UCD School of Languages, Cultures & Linguistics (Permanent)

Applications are invited for a Permanent post of a Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Italian Studies within UCD School of Languages, Cultures & Linguistics.

Candidates must have a PhD in Italian Studies and a specialization in the area of the Renaissance or the early modern period. They must have an excellent track record in research commensurate with their career stage. They will have native or near-native competence in Italian and proven experience in and commitment to the teaching of the Italian language in a university setting. As the post is within the multi-lingual, interdisciplinary School of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics and the candidate will be involved in cross-School teaching, some knowledge of one of the other modern foreign languages taught in the School is desirable.

The successful candidate will complement the existing team of lecturing staff who have specialisms in literary and cultural studies, linguistics, and film studies. Italian Studies at UCD is committed to delivering high-quality undergraduate and postgraduate teaching across a broad curriculum and we particularly welcome applicants who demonstrate the ability to deliver innovative, engaging teaching. A university teaching qualification, or demonstrable engagement with continuous professional development in pedagogy and pedagogic innovation, is desirable.

UCD is a dynamic, research-intensive university that is at the forefront of research and teaching activities across a wide range of disciplines. The BA in International Modern Languages at UCD is ranked among the top 100 in the QS subject rankings. The School of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics is a research-active unit with scholarly interests in the fields of literature, civilisation, linguistics, history, politics and society of the target societies in which the languages taught in the School are embedded.

95 Lecturer/Asst Professor Below The Bar Salary 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) on 29th July 2019

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 CV’s submitted by Recruitment Agencies will be returned.

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