Radical Humanities Laboratory

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Radical Humanities Laboratory


Creating capacity, liberty and the environment for radical thinking. Open for applications until 24 March 2022 at 12 noon.


What is the Radical Humanities Laboratory?

The Radical Humanities Laboratory will work across disciplinary boundaries and UCC’s four Colleges to explore the roots of global societal crises, defining the fundamental challenges and developing holistic, transformative, solutions. It will provide the capacity, liberty and environment for radical thinking and its application, enhancing creative and inclusive interdisciplinarity through research focussed on the critical interfaces between disciplines, the University, society and the public sphere.

Positions available

We are seeking applications for up to 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

The duties of all academic staff include research, research-informed teaching and contributions to the university community.  The UCC Futures posts will focus on enhancing research at the intersection of the humanities and other areas of strategic research importance across the university, while ensuring that the curriculum is informed and driven by the radical research outputs arising.

Research Areas

Applications are particularly welcome from those with a disruptive and transformative research focus in for exampleone or more of the following areas

Apply Now

To apply, you will need to submit your application via the UCC CoreHR Portal System. 

  1. Visit https://ore.ucc.ie/ 
  2. From the "Search by Vacancy Type", select "Academic"

Queries relating to the online application process should be sent to recruitment@ucc.ie

Further Information and Informal Discussion

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.

UCC Futures

University College Cork (UCC) is committed to continually strengthening its research and academic excellence. This includes the enhancement of research, the support of innovation and the translation of research to tangible solutions to address emerging societal needs and global grand challenges, to secure a better future for all.

In line with this vision, UCC Futures is an ambitious programme of academic recruitment across ten indicative areas that will build a foundation for economic, societal and cultural resilience and prosperity.
UCC Futures is one of a number of measures that will support our society to thrive and to secure a sustainable future for all.

Professor John O'Halloran

President of UCC

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UCC Futures….will inspire, engage and enable our researchers to create the future.

Professor John F. Cryan

Vice-President, Research and Innovation, UCC

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