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Lectureship in Coastal Geomorphology, UCC

Lectureship in Coastal Geomorphology, School of the Human Environment



UCC wishes to appoint an experienced academic to the role of Lecturer in Coastal Geomorphology and cognate reporting to the Head of Department.

The Department of Geography wishes to appoint a lecturer in Coastal Geomorphology to complement and strengthen the Department’s existing research and teaching interests. The department wishes to develop its current coastal and geomorphological focus. One of the key roles of the new appointee is to further develop laboratory and field-based learning in the department. In addition the appointee will contribute significant teaching content and administration support to the M.Sc in Applied Coastal and Marine Management. Also the appointee will be expected to develop links and funding with other research groups within UCC including MaREI and the Environmental Research Institute and outside UCC

The successful candidate for this lectureship will contribute to coastal geomorphological teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels and be able to contribute to generic physical geography modules especially first year, in both face-to-face and online formats. In addition, the appointee will be expected to contribute to ongoing development of the BA/BSc and MA/MSc programmes within the Geography Department. Please note that Garda vetting and/or an international police clearance check may form part of the selection process.

For an information package including full details of the post, selection criteria and application process see https://ore.ucc.ie/. 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 Informal enquiries can be made in confidence to Dr Kieran Hickey, Tel:, +353 (0)21 4902274 Email: kieran.hickey@ucc.ie Further information on the Department is available at https://www.ucc.ie/en/geography

University College Cork is committed to being a fully inclusive global university which actively recruits, supports and retains colleagues from all sectors of society. Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) are core values under our UCC 2022 Strategic Plan . UCC holds a Bronze Athena SWAN award in recognition of our commitment to advancing equality in higher education. We value diversity as well as celebrate, support and thrive on the contributions of all our employees and the communities they represent. We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from everybody, regardless of age, care-giving status, disability, ethnicity, gender and/or gender identity or expression status, nationality, marital status/civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion/creed, and/or sexual orientation. We are committed to supporting all staff through flexible working schemes, family-friendly policies, training and development, and staff networks. We value the enrichment that comes from a diverse community and seek to promote equality, prevent discrimination and protect the human rights of each individual in line with equality legislation. We encourage applicants to consult our Dignity and Respect Policy and learn more about our EDI related initiatives

Appointment may be made on the Lecturer (Below the Bar) Salary Scale: €35,248 - €61,984 (Scale B) / € 37,158 - €58,981 (Scale A)

Salary placement on appointment will be in accordance with public sector pay policy.


Application Instructions: 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 recruitment@ucc.ie, quoting the job-title.

Candidates should apply, in confidence, before 12 noon (Irish Local Time) on Thursday 6thJanuary 2022.


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