Applications are invited for Ad Astra Fellowships within the UCD School of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics. Candidates must have a PhD in one of the Subject Areas taught within the School (French; German; Italian; Linguistics;  Portuguese; Spanish). Preference may be given to candidates working in School fields that are new or expanding. A university teaching qualification or demonstrable engagement with continuous professional development in pedagogy and pedagogic innovation is welcome. Candidates with demonstrable EDI awareness are particularly encouraged to apply.

UCD is a dynamic, research-intensive university that is at the forefront of research and teaching activities across a wide range of disciplines. The College of Arts and Humanities ranks among the top 100 in the QS subject rankings. The School of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics is home to colleagues researching in Linguistics and in Modern Languages (French; German; Italian; Portuguese; Spanish). School colleagues’ research interests span a broad range of areas including among others, literature, visual culture, history of ideas, civilisation, linguistics, applied language studies, history, culture, politics and society.  The School hosts postdoc colleagues, welcomes PhD students and offers three separate MA programmes: MA in Linguistics and Applied Linguistics; MA in Modern Languages; and MA in Languages and Image Studies. SLCL has been awarded the Athena Swan Bronze Medal and is currently working towards its renewal.

Further details on the UCD strategic themes can be found at the following link

95 Lecturer/Assistant Professor (above the bar) Salary Scale:  €58,206 – €92,172 per annum

Appointment will be made on scale and in accordance with the Department of Finance guidelines

Closing date: 17.00hrs (Local Irish Time) on 26th May 2023.

Applications must be submitted by the closing date and time specified. Any applications which are still in progress at the closing time of 17:00hrs (Irish Local Time) on the specified closing date will be cancelled automatically by the system. UCD are unable to accept late applications.

Please note: the eRecruitment system only requests the names of two referees. The full list of 3 referees should be included in the text of your application.

UCD do not require assistance from Recruitment Agencies. Any CV’s submitted by Recruitment Agencies will be returned.

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