Lectureships (equiv. Assistant Professor) in French (3 posts)

Lecturer In French x 3, School of Languages, Literatures & Cultures

Permanent Whole Time Posts

UCC wishes to appoint three experienced academics to 3 Full-time Permanent Lectureships (below the bar) in French. The successful appointees will join a flourishing Department of French and School of Languages, Literatures and Cultures. UCC is ranked in the top 200 for Modern Languages in the 2023 QS World University Rankings. Reporting to the Head of Department of French, the successful candidate will have a PhD or equivalent in French studies or relevant field, and native or near-native competence in French. We are looking for academic expertise and evidence of research and teaching in any area of French studies but applications in the following areas are particularly welcome: History of Ideas; French Political Thought; French Critical Theory; French Society and Institutions; History of Modern and Contemporary France and the French-Speaking World; Visual Cultures; Linguistics; Translation Studies; French and Francophone Literatures. Successful applicants will be expected to contribute teaching to our wide range of programmes, including the BCL Law and French and the BSc International Business with French. Appointees will also contribute to our range of successful Masters programmes, including the MA in Translation Studies, the MA in Applied Linguistics and the new MA in Migration, Mobility and Culture.

Successful candidates would be expected to take up the roles no later than 1st August 2024.

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

Informal enquiries can be made in confidence to Dr. Mary Noonan,

Contact: Informal enquiries can be made in confidence to Dr Mary Noonan at m.noonan@ucc.ie Further information on the Department of French, visit the department website. This position is being filled as part of UCC Futures - Future Humanities.

University College Cork is committed to being a fully inclusive global university which actively recruits, supports and retains colleagues from all sectors of society. Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) are core values under our Strategic Plan. UCC holds a Bronze Athena SWAN award  in recognition of our commitment to advancing equality in higher education. We value diversity as well as celebrate, support and thrive on the contributions of all our employees and the communities they represent.  We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from everybody, regardless of age, care-giving status, disability, ethnicity, gender and/or gender identity or expression status, nationality, marital status/civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion/creed, and/or sexual orientation. We are committed to supporting all staff through flexible working schemes, family-friendly policies, training and development, and staff networks. We value the enrichment that comes from a diverse community and seek to promote equality, prevent discrimination and protect the human rights of each individual in line with equality legislation. We encourage applicants to consult our Dignity and Respect Policy and learn more about our EDI related initiatives.

Appointment may be made on the Lecturer Below the Bar Salary Scale: €38,662 - €67,426 (Scale B) / €40,689 – €64,159 (Scale A)

Salary placement on appointment will be in accordance with public sector pay policy.

We encourage you to reach out to us directly should you require assistance or reasonable accommodation during the recruitment process.

Applications must be submitted online via the University College Cork vacancy portal (https://ore.ucc.ie/). Queries relating to the online application process should be referred to recruitment@ucc.ie, quoting the job-title.

Candidates should apply, in confidence, before 12 noon (Irish Local Time) on Tuesday,13th February 2024. 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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