Job: Lectureship in English, UCC

Job Posted: 23 May 2014
Closing Date for Applications: 13 Jun 2014
School: School of English
Contract Type: Fixed Term Whole-Time
Job Type: Academic

UCC wishes to appoint a Lecturer in English (one-year post).  Reporting to the Head of School, the appointee will have an expertise in sixteenth- and seventeenth-century literature and culture, evidenced by a doctorate in a relevant area, and an emerging or established publication record. S/he will have a demonstrated ability to teach the literature of the late sixteenth century and of the seventeenth century, including Renaissance poetry and drama (including, but not confined to Shakespeare, Sidney, Spenser, Marvell, and Milton). S/he will be required to convene a module in seventeenth-century literature and to teach Renaissance literature to large undergraduate classes. Also required is seminar teaching, MA teaching, and supervision of MA theses. In addition to teaching, the successful candidate will maintain a commitment to producing high quality scholarship in the field of seventeenth-century literature. S/he will also show capacity to attract national and international research funding, individual and collaborative. The successful candidate will be expected to participate as appropriate in the normal administrative work of the School.

Informal enquiries can be made in confidence to Claire Connolly, Head of School ( ) For further information on the School, please see

To Apply:

Candidates should apply, in confidence, before 5pm on Friday, 13th June 2014 emailing a completed application form to .  Interviews will take place on Thursday, 10th July in University College Cork.

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