Professor (Scale 2) in Asian Studies, School of Languages, Literatures and Cultures
University College Cork, School of Languages, Literatures and Cultures

Professor (Scale 2) in Asian Studies, School of Languages, Literatures and Cultures

UCC wishes to appoint an experienced academic to the role of Professor (Scale 2) in Asian Studies. Reporting to the Head of Department, the Professor will have expertise in one or more areas of Asian Studies, hold a PhD in a relevant area, and have native or near-native competence (speaking/reading/writing) in one or more of the languages of the Department (Chinese, Japanese, Korean). While academic expertise and evidence of research and teaching in all areas of Asian Studies are welcome, applications from candidates in Chinese Studies are especially welcome. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, including the MA Asian Studies, among others, while also pursuing research and contributing to the administrative work of the Department and 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 Dr Kevin Cawley Tel: 021.4903165, Email: Further information on the Department is available at


Appointment may be made on the Professor (Scale 2) Salary Scale: €98,319 – €115,025
(Scale B)/€ 93,530 - € 109,403(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 26th February 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


Contact Person : Dr Kevin Cawley

Contact Email :

Job ID : 033453

Contact Number : 021.4903165

Close Date : 26-Feb-2019 12:00

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