Assistant Professor in Gender and Women’s Studies

Post Title: Assistant Professor in Gender and Women’s Studies
Post Status: Permanent

Department/Faculty: School of Histories and Humanities, Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
Salary: This appointment will be made on the Department of Education and Skills Lecturer Scale in line with current Government pay policy
Closing Date: 12 noon, Friday 23rd March 2012
Post Summary
The School of Histories and Humanities seeks to make an appointment in the field of Gender and Women’s Studies. Candidates should have teaching and research experience in some aspect of this field but with an expertise relating to one of the main academic areas of the School: Classics, History or History of Art. The successful candidate will be expected to lead the School’s Centre for Gender and Women’s Studies and to develop further its activities within the College and wider community.
The person appointed will be expected to co-ordinate and to teach on the Centrés successful M.Phil in Gender and Women’s Studies; to supervise research students; to contribute to undergraduate teaching in the School; and to participate in the School’s extramural programmes and other developmental activities. Under the direction of the Head of School, the successful candidate will have a role in fundraising and alumni relations and will also be required to undertake other administrative responsibilities as directed.
We are, in short, seeking an individual with vision and enthusiasm and a genuine commitment to the central roles of teaching and research. Candidates should have an established record of research and show clear potential for future research accomplishment. They should also show an appreciation for other research activities represented in the School.
Informal enquiries may be made to the Head of School: Professor Brian McGing (