Publicjobs, Radical Humanities Laboratory
Applications are sought for 12 positions within the new Radical Humanities Laboratory.
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Radical Humanities Laboratory
Permanent Whole-time Posts
University College Cork (UCC) is a research-intensive, student-centric and future-focused university. It is home to the highest number of the top 1% of the world’s most influential researchers among any Irish university and is a national leader in research income generation. In line with its research vision, UCC Futures is an ambitious programme of academic recruitment across 10 indicative areas of strategic importance spanning the Humanities, Arts, Social Sciences, STEM, Business and Law: (https://ucc.ie/en/futures/ https://ucc.ie/en/futures/radicalhumanities/). The academic posts identified in this first phase of the UCC Futures programme recruitment will underpin and enhance one or more of these ten indicative areas of strategic research importance. They will drive a creative, inclusive, interdisciplinarity and provide transformative leadership that further enhances UCC’s reputation for outstanding research and research-informed teaching.
Applications are sought for 12 positions within the new Radical Humanities Laboratory. The appointment of researchers of excellence, from Lecturer to Professorial level, will connect disciplines and research strengths across the university, mapping to existing research strengths within the College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences. Applications are particularly welcome from those with a disruptive and transformative research focus in, for example, one or more of the following areas:
- Environmental Humanities
- Climate histories and cultures
- Blue humanities
- Eco-philosophies, eco-semiology and eco-cosmologies
- New materialism
- Medical Humanities
- Nursing, health and wellbeing
- Maternity, childhood and ageing
- Neurodiversity and mental health
- History and cultures of medicine, including gender, disability and neurodiversity
- Social, cultural, political and historical contexts of human health and disease
- Bioethics, neurohumanities and pathologies of public health
- Cultural Analytics and Heritage Science
- Digital Humanities
- Open science
- Artificial Intelligence, cybertechnologies and future technologies
- Deep Mapping and GIS
- Intersectional Humanities
- Complex interactions of gender, sexuality, race, class, disability, ethnicity and class
- Decolonial studies
- Democratic crises and social inclusion
- Intersectional creative praxis
- Engaged citizenship in a networked world
- Artistic Research, Artistic Thinking and Design Thinking
- Creative praxis
- Creative methodologies
- Creative co-design across disciplines and communities
Applicants are expected to have demonstrable leadership and academic potential, with a portfolio of significant research accomplishments, collaborative engagements and tangible translation to substantive impact. The successful applicants will be expected to contribute to teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate level; a reduced teaching load will be assured during the first four years of these appointments. The successful applicants will be supported in embedding and enhancing their research activities, with a particular focus on the acquisition of funding through the European Research Council programme.
Please note that Garda vetting and/or an international police clearance check may form part of the selection process.
For an information package including full details of the post, selection criteria and application process see https://ore.ucc.ie/. The University, at its discretion, may undertake to make an additional appointment(s) from this competition following the conclusion of the process.
For further information on these posts and for informal discussion, please contact Professor Chris Williams, Head of the College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences, UCC.
University College Cork is committed to being a fully inclusive global university which actively recruits, supports and retains colleagues from all sectors of society. Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) are core values under our UCC 2022 Strategic Plan . UCC holds a Bronze Athena SWAN award in recognition of our commitment to advancing equality in higher education. We value diversity as well as celebrate, support and thrive on the contributions of all our employees and the communities they represent. We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from everybody, regardless of age, care-giving status, disability, ethnicity, gender and/or gender identity or expression status, nationality, marital status/civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion/creed, and/or sexual orientation. We are committed to supporting all staff through flexible working schemes, family-friendly policies, training and development, and staff networks. We value the enrichment that comes from a diverse community and seek to promote equality, prevent discrimination and protect the human rights of each individual in line with equality legislation. We encourage applicants to consult our Dignity and Respect Policy and learn more about our EDI related initiatives
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 email@example.com, quoting the job-title.
Candidates should apply, in confidence, before 12 noon (Irish Local Time) on Thursday, 24th March 2022.
No late applications will be accepted.
University College Cork is an equal opportunities employer. We encourage you to reach out to us directly should you require assistance or reasonable accommodation during the recruitment process.
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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