Lecturer in Creative Writing (Poetry), School of English University College Cork, School of English

Lecturer in Creative Writing (Poetry), School of English


Job Posted: 16 Mar 2017

Closing Date for Applications: 18 Apr 2017

School: School of English

Contract Type: Permanent Whole-Time

Job Type: Academic

Salary: €31,821- €56,967

The School of English at UCC wishes to appoint a Lecturer in Creative Writing (Poetry). Applicants must have a distinguished record of publication in Poetry and substantial experience of teaching Creative Writing at third level. Reporting to the Head of School, the Lecturer will contribute to modules in the School’s BA in English and to the MA in Creative Writing. Responsibilities will include the supervision of MA dissertations and of final year undergraduate dissertations, and, where appropriate, PhD supervision in Creative Writing.


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 Dr. Eibhear Walshe Tel: +353 21 4902241, Email: E.Walshe@ucc.ie. Further information on the Department is available at http://www.ucc.ie/en/english/


Appointment may be made on the Lectureship Salary Scale: €31,821- €56,967.


In all instances the successful appointment will be at the first point of the scale.


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


To Apply:


Candidates should apply, in confidence, before 5pm on 18th April 2017 by emailing a completed application form to recruitment@ucc.ie.


CVs and handwritten forms will not be accepted.


No late applications will be accepted.

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