Employment: Lectureship in Old and Middle English, University College Dublin

Deadline: 17 September 2014

 

Position Summary: The School of English, Drama and Film seeks to appoint a lecturer in Old and Middle English, specialising in Old English. The lecturer will teach in the BA programme in English and in the MA in Medieval English Literature and Culture. The successful candidate will have expertise in Old English, with a doctorate in the area and a research record in the field, and will have experience of teaching at third level. Willingness to teach Middle English is also required. The lecturer will also be expected to supervise and mentor MA and PhD students.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

• Teach and co-ordinate undergraduate and postgraduate modules
• Supervise and mentor MA and PhD students
• Undertake administrative duties as required by Head of School
• Participate in the scholarly activities of the School
• Publish high-profile research
• Further the development of Old and Middle English in the School and university

Selection Criteria
Selection criteria outline the qualifications, skills, knowledge and/or experience that the successful candidate would need to demonstrate for successful discharge of the responsibilities of the post. Applications will be assessed on the basis of how well candidates satisfy these criteria.

Mandatory
• PhD in Old English literature or language
• Active research and publication profile
• Relevant teaching experience in Old English language, literature and culture
• An ability to contribute across a range of modules both in and outside the area of research specialisation
• Demonstrated potential to undertake academic administrative work

Desirable
• Ability to attract research funding
• Experience of MA and/or PhD supervision

Further Information for Candidates
Supplementary information
The University: http://ww.ucd.ie/aboutucd.htm
The College/Management Unit: http://www.ucd.ie/artsceltic
The School/Programme Office/Unit: http://www.ucd.ie/englishanddrama

Professor Anne Fogarty
Head of School of English, Drama and Film
anne.fogarty@ucd.ie 

Further Information: https://hrportal.ucd.ie/pls/corehrrecruit/erq_search_package.search_form?p_company=1&p_internal_external=E 

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