Job offer in Ireland Lectureship in Occupational Therapy at University College Cork

College of Medicine & Health

Permanent Whole Time Post

UCC wishes to appoint an enthusiastic innovative Lecturer to the Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy. The successful candidate will have a professional (clinical) qualification in occupational therapy from a WFOT approved programme, the ability to register with CORU and a PhD or equivalent degree. Applicants without a PhD level qualification must be prepared to commit to registering for a PhD degree following appointment.

The successful candidate will have experience in working with older adults with physical disabilities demonstrating an occupational based and hospital and community rehabilitative approach to practice.

The appointee will be responsible for teaching and developing curriculum content addressing occupational-based practice, in the undergraduate programme, research and theory in the post graduate programmes, actively conducting research in an area that furthers occupational science and/or occupation-based practice leading to grant acquisition; supervising student research across all degrees, and participating on department, college and university committees.

The Department of Occupational science and Occupational Therapy is located within the School of Clinical Therapies. Over the past 12 years, the School has developed a range of clinical healthcare programmes at both undergraduate, postgraduate and doctorate levels. In addition, the School has a strong commitment to research and growing suite of continuing professional development modules supporting life-long learning.

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.

For informal enquiries about the post, please contact Prof Jeanne Jackson Tel: 021 490 1536 email:

Further information on the School is available at

Appointment may be made on the Lectureship Salary Scale: €33,481 – €59,132/€64,627 – €83,096 Salary placement on appointment will be in accordance with public sector pay policy.

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 Tuesday, 28th May 2019.

No late applications will be accepted.

University College Cork is an Equal Opportunities Employer

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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