CfA: Lecturer in Limerick

An der University of Limerick ist eine Lecturer Stelle im Feld Politische Theorie ausgeschrieben. Die Stelle ist mit Tenure-Track ausgestattet und setzt eine abgeschlossene oder fast abgeschlossene Promotion voraus. Alle Infos und die Möglichkeit zur Online-Bewerbung hier oder unter dem Strich.

Lecturer below the bar in Political Theory

The University of Limerick (UL) with over 11,500 students and 1,300 staff is an energetic and enterprising institution with a proud record of innovation and excellence in education, research and scholarship. The dynamic, entrepreneurial and pioneering values which drive UL’s mission and strategy ensures that we capitalise on local, national and international engagement and connectivity. We are renowned for providing an outstanding student experience and conducting leading edge research. Our commitment is to make a difference by shaping the future through educating and empowering our students. UL is situated on a superb riverside campus of over 130 hectares with the River Shannon as a unifying focal point. Outstanding recreational, cultural and sporting facilities further enhance this exceptional learning and research environment.

Faculty/Department: Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences/Politics and Public Administration

Title of Post: Lecturer below the bar in Political Theory

Contract Type: Tenure Track (five year fixed term). During the term of the contract the successful applicant will have the opportunity to apply for tenure in accordance with the University’s Policy and Procedures for Granting Multi-annual Status to Entry-level Academic Staff)

Salary scale: €41,498 – €51.722 p.a.
(Less 10% and 1st point, for new entrants to the Public Sector)

Informal enquiries regarding the post may be directed to:
Dr Maura Adshead
Head
Dept of Politics and Public Administration
University of Limerick
Email: maura.adshead@ul.ie

 

TITLE OF POST:  Lecturer below the bar in Political Theory

 

Contract Type: Tenure Track (five year fixed term).  During the term of the contract the successful applicant will have the opportunity to apply for tenure in accordance with the University’s Policy and Procedures for Granting Multi-annual Status to Entry-level Academic Staff)

 

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

REPORTS TO: Head of Department
QUALIFICATIONS: The successful candidate will have, or be very close to completion of a Doctoral Degree (Level 10, NFQ), in political theory or political philosophy. It is expected that the candidate will have completed their PhD by the time of taking up the appointment in January 2013 and this will be a condition of appointment. 
OVERALL PURPOSE OF THE JOB:Carry out teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels in specified modules; develop research profile; carry out such administrative tasks as directed by HOD
DESCRIPTION:This post is designed to complement but not overlap existing research strengths in Political Theory. Applications are especially welcome from candidates with expertise in Global Justice and/or International Political Theory. The successful candidate will have a PhD, in political theory or political philosophy, with specialism(s) in one or more of the following areas: contemporary political theory; human rights; global justice.Experience of teaching at undergraduate and/or postgraduate level is essential, as is demonstrable research potential commensurate to academic experience. This will be evidenced by disciplinary appropriate international conference participation and research publication.

 

The successful candidate will be required to teach, in whole or in part, on the following modules:

 

At postgraduate level:

PO5041 Contemporary Political Theory (PG)

PO5222 Global Justice (pg)

 

At undergraduate level:

PO4022 Modern European Political Thought (UG)

 

Convene/co-ordinate our co-taught undergraduate dissertation skills modules:

PA4002 Final Year Project Skills

PA4027 Final Year Project Skills

HP4057 European Studies Skills

 

Essential:

PhD (Level 10 NFQ) completed, or very close to completion, in the area of political theory or political philosophy.

Experience of teaching at undergraduate and/or postgraduate level.

Demonstrable research potential commensurate to academic experience. This will be evidenced by disciplinary appropriate international conference participation and research publication.

 

Desirable:

Some experience of academic administration is desirable and the candidate can expect to be asked to take up some administrative tasks shortly after appointment.

 

Please note that interviews will be held for this position in September 2012 with the successful candidate taking up the position in January 2013.

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