Salary: €31 820.00 – €56 602.00
Vacancy Category: Academic
Contract Type: Permanent
Vacancy closing date: Monday, July 4, 2016
Reference: 008423

Applications are invited for one permanent appointment as Lecturer/ Assistant Professor, UCD Clinton Institute for American Studies. This is an entry level lecturing position supporting the provision of the teaching and research programmes of the UCD Clinton Institute.

The Lecturer will have particular responsibility for teaching and research in the fields of US Foreign Policy and Diplomacy. The successful candidate will prepare, design, deliver and assess high-quality modules across the various MA programmes offered by the Institute. They will also undertake such administrative duties as assigned by the Director or his nominee.

The Clinton Institute for American Studies was established at UCD in 2003 and named to honour the role of President Clinton and his administration in the Northern Ireland Peace Process. The Institute offers Masters and PhD degrees in the field and also runs a programme of activities devoted to advancing academic research and public discussion about the United States. Drawing on many disciplines the Institute offers a dynamic and wide-ranging coverage of American politics, foreign policy, culture and media. Through its research, teaching and programme of outreach activities the Institute promotes study of the United States nationally and internationally. This includes a focus on Ireland-US relations, which is supplemented with our links to cultural, diplomatic and business organisations in Ireland with an interest in the US.

Hours of work for academic staff are those as prescribed under Public Service Agreements. For further information please follow link:

Application Instructions:

Closing date: 17.00hrs (GMT+ 1) on Monday 4th July 2016

Applications must be submitted by the closing date and time specified. Any applications which are still in progress at the closing time of 17:00hrs (GMT+ 1) on the specified closing date will be cancelled automatically by the system. UCD do not accept late applications.

Prior to application, further information (including application procedure) should be obtained from the UCD Job Vacancies website:

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