Lectureship in Philosophy
University College Cork, Department of Philosophy

Lectureship in Philosophy, School of Society, Polictics & Ethics

Permanent Whole Time Post


UCC wishes to appoint an experienced academic to the role of Lecturer in the Department of Philosophy within the School of Society, Politics, and Ethics in the College of Arts, Celtic Studies, and Social Sciences. The Lecturer will be responsible for teaching, conducting scholarly research, postgraduate supervision, and institutional service in a collegial community of active researchers and students at the BA, MA, and PhD levels. The Lecturer will have particular responsibility for teaching core courses for the Master’s Degree in Health and Society, co-administered by the Departments of Philosophy and Public Health, addition to other teaching in Philosophy


The ideal candidate will have a PhD and a record of research in the areas of Philosophy of Public Health and/or Epidemiology and/or Medicine and/or Empirical Social Science. Knowledge of related areas, such as Philosophy of Science or Professional Ethics or the Political Economy of Welfare and Well-being, would be additional valued assets.


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 Professor Don Ross Tel:,+353 21 490 2588 or +353 85 750-8200 Email: don.ross@ucc.ie.
Further information is available at https://www.ucc.ie/en/philosophy/


Appointment may be made on the Lectureship Salary Scale: €34,067 -€60,167. 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 recruitment@ucc.ie, quoting the job-title.


Candidates should apply, in confidence, before 12 noon (Irish Local Time) on Thursday 5th December 2019


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


Contact Person : Professor Don Ross Contact Email : don.ross@ucc.ie
Job ID : 038571 Contact Number : +353 21 490 2588
Close Date : 05-Dec-2019 12:00

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