Lectureship Vacancy at University College Cork

Lectureship in Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy

Job Posted: 15 Sep 2017
Closing Date for Applications: 17 Oct 2017
Department: Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
School: School of Clinical Therapies
College: College of Medicine & Health
Contract Type: Permanent Whole-Time
Job Type: Academic
Salary: €32,821 – €57,967

UCC wishes to appoint an enthusiastic innovative Lecturer to the Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy.  The Lecturer will be responsible for teaching content, addressing occupation-based practice in the undergraduate programme and research/theory in the postgraduate programmes; actively conducting research in an area that furthers occupational science and/or occupation-based practice; supervising student research; and participating on Department and College committees.

The Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy is located within the School of Clinical Therapies.  Over the past 12 years, the School has developed a range of clinical healthcare programmes at both undergraduate, postgraduate and doctorate levels.  In addition, the School has a strong commitment to research and a growing suite of continuing professional development modules supporting life-long learning.

Essential criteria for this post includes, amongst others: a PhD or currently registered for a PhD; proven teaching experience and potential; experience in working with children and young adults in either physical or mental health areas; experience of or potential for research supervision; excellent interpersonal skills; and the ability to build relations and work collaboratively; ability to qualify for professional certification as required by AOTI and CORU.

The University, at its discretion, may undertake to make an additional appointment(s) from this competition following the conclusion of the process.

Please note that Garda vetting and/or an international police clearance check may form part of the selection process.

Appointment may be made on the Lectureship Salary Scale: €32,821 – €57,967

Informal enquiries can be made in confidence to Professor Jeanne Jackson, Tel: 021 4901536, Email: J.Jackson@ucc.ie.  For further information on the Dept of Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy, please visit http://www.ucc.ie/en/ot

To Apply:

Candidates should apply, in confidence, before 12 noon (Irish Standard Time) on Tuesday, 17th October 2017 by emailing a completed application form to recruitment@ucc.ie   

CVs and handwritten forms will not be accepted.

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

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