Job offer in Ireland Senior Lectureship in Social Work at University College Cork

Permanent Whole Time Post

UCC wishes to appoint an experienced academic to the role of Senior Lecturer in Social Work. Reporting to the Head of School, the Senior Lecturer will work closely with the Professor of Social Work (to be appointed) to assume a leadership role with the Master of Social Work and Bachelor of Social programmes. S/he will also have a key role in ensuring accreditation of social work programmes within the School. S/he will deliver teaching linked to their research activity and contribute to the key activities of the School.

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 Cathal O’Connell, Email:  

For further information on the School of Applied Social Studies, please visit           

Appointment may be made on the Senior Lecturer Salary Scale: €68,456 – €95,933 (Scale B) / €66,135 – €91,263 (Scale A) 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, 6th August 2019.

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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