Job: Lectureship in Healthcare Ethics

School of Nursing and Midwifery, University College Cork

Contract Type: Fixed Term Part-Time

Closing Date for Applications: 17 Jul 2015

The candidate will hold a postgraduate degree in healthcare ethics, bioethics, philosophy, law (or a closely related field). S/he will be motivated to develop a track record of research in the area of healthcare ethics and teaching and examining experience at undergraduate and postgraduate level.

The successful candidate will join a small teaching/research group with an established track-record for excellence in Healthcare/Nursing and Midwifery Ethics. The School currently offers a high quality MSc programme in End-of-Life Healthcare Ethics as well as ethics modules to undergraduate and postgraduate nursing and midwifery students. The appointee will be expected to contribute to these programmes within the School, including the supervision of MSc students. A track record in nursing and midwifery ethics research and in ethical issues relating to decision-making at the end of life would be highly desirable. The appointee will also be expected to contribute to the administration of the School including its strategic development. Appointment may be made on the Lectureship Salary Scale (new entrants 2011):  €31,821 – €56,967/€62,353 – €76,942

Informal enquiries can be made in confidence to Dr Joan McCarthy Tel: 353-21-4901452 Email: j.mccarthy[at]  Further information on the School of Nursing & Midwifery is available here. Further details and application forms are here. To Apply: Candidates should apply, in confidence, before 5pm on Friday 17th July by emailing a completed application form to regina.murphy[at]


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