Employment: Fixed-Term Lectureship in 16th and 17th century English, University College Cork

Deadline: 13 June 2014

Fixed Term Lectureship in English

UCC wishes to appoint a Lecturer in English (one-year post). Reporting to the Head of School, the appointee will have an expertise in sixteenth- and seventeenth-century literature and culture, evidenced by a doctorate in a relevant area, and an emerging or established publication record. S/he will have a demonstrated ability to teach the literature of the late sixteenth century and of the seventeenth century, including Renaissance poetry and drama (including, but not confined to Shakespeare, Sidney, Spenser, Marvell, and Milton). S/he will be required to convene a module in seventeenth-century literature and to teach Renaissance literature to large undergraduate classes. Also required is seminar teaching, MA teaching, and supervision of MA theses. In addition to teaching, the successful candidate will maintain a commitment to producing high quality scholarship in the field of seventeenth-century literature. S/he will also show capacity to attract national and international research funding, individual and collaborative. The successful candidate will be expected to participate as appropriate in the normal administrative work of the School.

Informal enquiries can be made in confidence to Claire Connolly, Head of School (claireconnolly@ucc.ie) For further information on the School, please see http://www.ucc.ie/en/english

To Apply: Candidates should apply, in confidence, before 5pm on Friday, 13th June 2014 emailing a completed application form to annefitzgerald@ucc.ie . Interviews will take place on Thursday, 10 July in University College Cork.


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