Friday, June 01, 2012

Vacancy - Lectureship in Law, University College Cork

University College Cork - Lectureship in Law

Closing Date for Applications: 28 Jun 2012

Contract Type: Fixed Term Whole-Time
Job Type: Academic
Salary: €31,821 - €51,270 / €62,353 - €81,459 per annum

The Department of Law at University College Cork has established itself as one of the leading law schools in Ireland, with a record of innovation and excellence in legal education and research, including a contribution to policy development and society.

As one of the largest departments in University College Cork, Law has a distinguished history over many decades of attracting high quality students and recruiting high quality staff nationally and internationally. The Law Department operates with a complement of twenty seven full-time academic staff providing BCL, LLB, LLM and PhD programmes, in addition to an Evening BCL programme.  Moreover, it offers law modules across a range of programmes in all disciplines in the University.

Applications are invited for a three-year temporary Lecturer post in the Department of Law. The post holder, working under the direction of the Head of Department and Dean of the Faculty of Law, will be expected to contribute to all day and evening law programmes offered at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Applicants will be expected to hold a doctorate, equivalent professional qualification or research experience leading to publication in law. The post holder will be expected to teach under the direction of the Head of Department, to fulfil administrative roles, and be actively engaged in research.

For informal enquiries about the post, please contact Professor Ursula Kilkelly, Head of Department of Law. Email:  Further information on the Faculty of Law can be found online on

For a full list of duties and selection criteria see

Appointment will be made on the Lectureship Salary Scale (new entrants 2011):

€31,821 - €51,270 / €62,353 - €81,459

 *Existing public servants continuously employed in the public sector on/after 31st December 2010 will be placed on the 2010 salary scales (non new entrants)

To Apply:

Application forms must be completed and are available, together with full details, from or Recruitment Office, Department of Human Resources, University College, Cork, Ireland.  Email:  / Tel: +353 21 490 3691 / Fax: +353 21 427 1568.

Closing date:  Thursday 28th June 2012 at 5:00pm

University College Cork is an Equal Opportunities Employer