2-Year Lectureship in Italian, UCC

Closing Date for Applications: 14 Sep 2017

Please visit: https://www.ucc.ie/en/hr/vacancies/

Specified Purpose Whole-time Post (Anticipated duration of 2 years)

UCC wishes to appoint an experienced academic to the role of Lecturer in Italian. Reporting to the Head of the Department of Italian, the Lecturer will have expertise in any area of Italian literature or linguistics which would complement current teaching and research in the Department of Italian. The successful applicant will be expected to contribute to the undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in the Department.

Applicants must have completed a PhD before taking up the position and must have native or near-native command of Italian and English. Evidence of a commitment to excellence and innovation in both teaching and research is required. A strong contribution to the research culture of both the Department and the School of Languages, Literatures and Cultures will also be expected. The successful candidate will be expected to participate as appropriate in the normal administrative work of the Department and the School.

The Department of Italian at UCC is a vibrant centre of teaching and research across a broad range of areas, including modern and contemporary Italy, as well as Dante, and eighteenth-century Neapolitan intellectual culture, and has an outstanding record in postgraduate research education. We offer courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and are now looking for a highly qualified and motivated lecturer to take up a two-year lectureship from 1 September 2018.

Please note that Garda vetting and/or an international police clearance check may form part of the selection process.

The University, at its discretion, may undertake to make an additional appointment(s) from this competition following the conclusion of the process.

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

Informal enquiries can be made in confidence to Dr Mark Chu, Head of Department, Skype and Email: m.chu@ucc.ie.  Further information on the Department is available at http://www.ucc.ie/en/italian/

To Apply:

Candidates should apply, in confidence, before 12 noon (GMT) on Thursday, 14 September 2017 by emailing a completed application form to recruitment@ucc.ie.

CVs and handwritten forms will not be accepted.

No late applications will be accepted.


Please note than 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


Dr Daragh O’Connell

Department of Italian,

Director of CASiLaC | Research Officer,

School of Languages, Literatures and Cultures,

University College Cork,


T: +353(0)21 4902554

F: +353(0)21 4903263

E: Daragh.OConnell@ucc.ie

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