Job: Lectureship in Classics (Roman Studies)

University College Cork, Ireland

Deadline: 30 April 2019

Permanent Whole-time Post

UCC wishes to appoint an experienced academic to the role of Lecturer in Classics (Roman Studies). Reporting to the Head of the Department of Classics, the Lecturer in Classics (Roman Studies) will have a specialist interest in an area of Roman Studies complementing the existing strengths of the department in Latin literature and Roman history. Potential areas of interest include, but are not limited to, art, Greek literature, philosophy, and scientific texts of the Roman Imperial or Late Antique periods. The successful candidate will be required to deliver foundation and advanced teaching on aspects of Roman Studies. S/he will be required to teach classical Greek to an advanced undergraduate level, and may be required to teach classical Latin to a similar level. S/he may also be required to teach in other areas of classical culture or history according to changing departmental needs. Candidates must hold a doctoral qualification in an area of Roman Studies from a recognised University at the time of application. The holder of this post will be expected to promote student research at masters and doctoral level on different aspects of Roman Studies. S/he will also be required to contribute to the academic administration of the department and college, and to engage with external bodies in areas relating to Classics.

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 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 Dr David Woods, Tel: 0035321-4903491, E-mail: Further information on the Department is available at

Appointment may be made on the Lectureship Salary Scale: €33,481-€59,132 per annum. 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. Queries relating to the online application process should be referred to, quoting the job-title.

Candidates should apply, in confidence, before 12 noon (Irish Local Time) on Tuesday 30th April 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