Lecturer in Social Policy

University College Cork


Lecturer in Social Policy

Permanent Whole Time Post

This post is being recruited as part of UCC Futures - Collective Social Futures .
UCC Futures - Collective Social Futures is re-imagining and addressing the complex and intertwined societal, environmental and political challenges faced across the world. These include social and gender-based inequalities, geopolitical shifts, migration, health and climate change and the urgent need to foster a more caring and liveable world for all. The imperative to develop more collective and social visions of the future is more pressing than ever. By driving innovative, critical, theoretical, participatory and community-engaged research, UCC Futures – Collective Social Futures will foster excellence in social research to understand, re-envision and enact our collective social futures.

UCC wishes to appoint a Lecturer in Social Policy. Applicants with a proven commitment to excellence in teaching and research in Social Policy are welcome. Research expertise in any of the following areas is desirable; Early Years and Children/Childhood, Migration, Family, Care/Caregiving.

In line with the University’s strategic objective as a research led institution, the duties of all academic staff will include research, research-led teaching and contributions to the University, the discipline and the community. Reporting to the Head of School, the successful candidate will be expected to: engage in research and publication; teach on our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes; supervise undergraduate and postgraduate research; and contribute to the collegial functioning of the School. The ideal candidate will make a strong research-led contribution to the BA in Early Years and Childhood Studies and will also make some contributions to other programmes in the School.

Informal enquiries can be made in confidence to Professor Máire Leane, Head of School, Email: m.leane@ucc.ie, Tel: +353 21 490228,For further information on the Department Applied Social Studies | University College Cork (ucc.ie).

Appointment may be made on the Lecturer Salary Scale
€37,912 - €66,429 (Below the bar, Scale B) /€72,602 - €94,024 (Above the bar, Scale B) , €39,939 - €63,211 (Below the bar, Scale A) /€69,075 - €89,321 (Above the bar, 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 uccfuturesrecruitment@ucc.ie, quoting the job-title.

Candidates should apply, in confidence, before 12 noon (Irish Local Time) on 29th June 2023.

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.

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Close Date : 29-Jun-2023 12:00

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