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Job Posted: 23 May 2014

Closing Date for Applications: 10 Jul 2014

Department: Study of Religions Department

Contract Type: Permanent Whole-Time

Job Type: Academic

Salary: €65,000 – €88,519

UCC wishes to appoint an outstanding and experienced scholar to the role of Senior Lecturer in the Study of Religions focusing on contemporary (19th-21st century) Islam within the Study of Religions Dept.  The appointee will contribute at senior level to the development of the Republic of Ireland’s first and very successful department devoted to the non-confessional, multidisciplinary and cross-cultural academic study of religions.  We are looking for a highly qualified and strongly motivated individual with: an excellent track record of academic leadership; specialist expertise in teaching and researching Islam; relevant language skills; demonstrated engagement with the wider field of the academic Study of Religions and the capacity to draw local and international students at all levels to the study of religions at Cork.

Informal enquiries can be made in confidence to Professor Brian Bocking, by email in the first instance to .  For further information on the Study of Religions Dept. please visit

Appointment will be made on the Senior Lectureship Salary Scale:  €65,000 – €88,519.

To Apply:

Candidates should apply, in confidence, before 5pm on Thursday, 10th July 2014 emailing a completed application form to     (Late applications will not be accepted)

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