Job offer in Ireland Lecturer in American Literature at University College Cork

University College Cork – School of English

College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences

Specified Purpose Part-Time Post (0.5)

(anticipated duration 2 Years)

UCC wishes to appoint an experienced academic to the role of Lecturer in American Literature. Reporting to the Head of the School of English, the Lecturer will have responsibility for teaching and research in the area of American Literature. The Lecturer will co-ordinate and deliver undergraduate lecture and seminar modules on Nineteenth and Twentieth Century American Literature; contribute to the teaching of Critical Theory; contribute to teaching and supervision for the MA in English: American and British Modernities.

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 Professor Lee Jenkins. Tel. +353 (0) 21 4902241, Email: Further information on the School of English is available at

Appointment may be made on the Lectureship Salary Scale (pro-rata 50%): €32,821 – €57,967/€63,353- €79,200.

In all instances the successful appointment will be at the first point of the scale.

Candidates should apply, in confidence, before 5pm on Thursday, 22nd June 2017 by emailing a completed application form to

CVs and handwritten forms will not be accepted.

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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