Lecturer in Applied Psychology
University College Cork

Lecturer in Applied Psychology

Permanent Whole Time Post

This post is being recruited as part of UCC Futures - Collective Social Futures .

UCC Futures - Collective Social Futures is re-imagining and addressing the complex and intertwined societal, environmental and political challenges faced across the world. These include social and gender-based inequalities, geopolitical shifts, migration, health and climate change and the urgent need to foster a more caring and liveable world for all. The imperative to develop more collective and social visions of the future is more pressing than ever. By driving innovative, critical, theoretical, participatory and community-engaged research, UCC Futures – Collective Social Futures will foster excellence in social research to understand, re-envision and enact our collective social futures.

UCC wishes to appoint a Lecturer in Applied Psychology. Applicants with a proven commitment to excellence in teaching and research in psychology and who can demonstrate how they could make a contribution to our teaching and research in positive psychology/coaching psychology would be welcome. In line with the University’s strategic objective as a research led institution, the duties of all academic staff will include research, research-led teaching and contributions to the University, the discipline and the community. Reporting to the Head of School, the successful candidate will be expected to: develop research compatible with one of the key thematic research areas of the school, People and Technology, Mental Health and Wellbeing, or Healthy Development and Aging; teach on our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes; supervise undergraduate and postgraduate research; and contribute to the collegial functioning of the School.

Applicants must have eligibility for graduate membership of the Psychological Society of Ireland or British Psychological Society (e.g. have an accredited Psychology degree) and hold a doctoral qualification.

Informal enquiries can be made in confidence to Prof. Carol Linehan, Head of School of Applied Psychology, on +353 21 4904608 or by email at carol.linehan@ucc.ie For further information on UCC’s School of Applied Psychology, see http://www.ucc.ie/en/apsych/

Appointment may be made on the Lecturer Salary Scale
€37,912 - €66,429 (Below the bar, Scale B) /€72,602 - €94,024 (Above the bar, Scale B) , €39,939 - €63,211 (Below the bar, Scale A) /€69,075 - €89,321 (Above the bar, 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 (https://ore.ucc.ie/). Queries relating to the online application process should be referred to uccfuturesrecruitment@ucc.ie, quoting the job-title.

Candidates should apply, in confidence, before 12 noon (Irish Local Time) on 29th June 2023.

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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Close Date : 29-Jun-2023 12:00

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