ACIS Logo Profressor of Irish Gender History (Senior Hire)

UCC wishes to appoint an accomplished historian to the role of Professor of Irish Gender History. Reporting to the Head of School, the Professor will provide teaching at all levels and research in the area of Irish Gender History. The candidate will be expected to play a major role and be responsive to the needs of the School in terms of academic leadership, teaching, research, administration and external income generation. The candidate will be expected to assume leadership roles of various strategic initiatives planned by the School (in collaboration with other Schools) and the College, and may in due course to serve as Head of School.


For an information package including full details of the post, selection criteria and application process see University College Cork Vacancies

Applicants are required to include the following as part of their application
• A recent curriculum vitae;
• A covering letter indicating how you meet the criteria outlined in the job description;
• The applicant statement per section 3.1;
• A document providing details using the following headings if applicable:
Research Interests
Teaching Interests & Abilities

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 the following: Professor Chris Williams, Head of College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences, at

Further information on the relevant areas is available at the following

Appointment may be made on the Professor Salary Scale: €117,916 – €151,477 (Scale B) / €112,149 – €143,903 (Scale A). 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 Thursday 30th April 2020.

No late applications will be accepted.


Published on: April 7, 2020