Job offer in Ireland Lectureship In Philosophy at University College Cork

Specified Purpose Whole-Time Post (Anticipated Duration Of 5 Years)

UCC wishes to appoint an experienced academic to the role of Lecturer in the Department of Philosophy within the School of Sociology and Philosophy in the College of Arts, Celtic Studies, and Social Sciences. The Lecturer will be responsible for teaching, conducting scholarly research, postgraduate supervision, and institutional service in a collegial community of active researchers and students at the BA, MA, and PhD levels.

The Department seeks candidates with research and teaching specialization in East Asian (Chinese and, preferably, Japanese) philosophy, and who have aptitude for and commitment to leading and coordinating a new Philosophy in Schools initiative, and a possible new initiative in teaching Asian culture and styles of thinking to Irish people doing business in East Asia. The candidate will be expected to link with existing research in the Department, to form effective research clusters and to collaborate in the development of future joint research projects.

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 Don Ross Tel:,+353 21 490 2588 or +353 21 490-2568 Email:  Further information on the Department is available at

Appointment will be made on the Lecturer Below the Bar Salary Scale, €32,821 – €57,967 (Scale B); €34,625-€55,159 (Scale A).

Candidates should apply, in confidence, before 5pm (GMT) on Tuesday 22nd August 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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