Lecturer in Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies
University College Cork Department of Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies

Lecturer, Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies, Department of Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences

Specific Purpose Whole Time Post
(anticipated duration of 2 years)

UCC wishes to appoint a Lecturer in Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies. We welcome applications from candidates with expertise in any of the following areas: intercultural communication, applied linguistics or sociolinguistics, and are keen to appoint a candidate who complements existing coverage within the Department of Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies. Candidates with a strong background in language teaching as well as experience of contribution to interdisciplinary programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate levels will be especially welcome. The successful applicant will contribute to the Higher Diploma in Spanish for Post-Primary Teachers as well as to the taught MA programmes offered in the School of Languages, Literatures and Cultures, in particular the MA in Applied Linguistics.

Applicants must hold a PhD before taking up the position and must have native or near-native command of Spanish. 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 Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies at UCC is a vibrant centre of teaching and research across a broad range of areas, including modern and contemporary Spain, Latin America, as well as courses in the languages and cultures of Portugal, Catalonia, Galicia and the Basque Country. There are two active research centres – the Centre for Mexican Studies and the Irish Centre for Galician Studies – and offers courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. It has a large cohort of PhD students and hosts a wide range of research-related activities including international conferences and a research seminar series. We are now looking for a highly qualified and motivated lecturer to join the team.

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 www.ucc.ie/hr/vacancies. 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 Head of Department, Dr Martín Veiga. Email: m.veiga@ucc.ie. Further information on the Department is available at https://www.ucc.ie/en/splas
UCC is committed to creating and fully embracing an inclusive environment where diversity is celebrated. As a University we strive to create a workplace that reflects the diversity of our student population where people from a wide variety of backgrounds learn from one another, share ideas, and work collaboratively. UCC is committed to being an employer that recognises the value of diversity amongst its staff. We encourage applicants to consult our policies at https://www.ucc.ie/en/edi/policies/ and initiatives at https://www.ucc.ie/en/edi/implementation/ and we welcome applications from everyone, including those who are underrepresented in the protected characteristics set out in our Equal Opportunities & Diversity Policy.

Appointment will be made on the Lecturer Below the Bar Salary Scale, €34,748 – €61,370 (Scale B); €36,658-€58,397 (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 (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 12th October 2021.

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

Contact Person : Dr Martín Veiga

Contact Email : m.veiga@ucc.ie

Job ID : 049651

Contact Number :

Close Date : 12-Oct-2021 12:00

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