Promotion to Senior Lecturer


Live recording of Promotion to Senior Lecturer Briefing Session. Presenters: Professor John O’Halloran, Professor Cathal O’Connell and Ms Rachel Long

Promotion to Senior Lecturer - Introduction Presentation by Prof John O'Halloran

Promotion to Senior Lecturer - Presentation - Stage 1 - Expression of Interest

Promotion to Senior Lecturer - Presentation - Stage 2 - Application Stage (Shortlisted candidates only)

Mentoring for Female Academics

Frequently Asked Questions

Senior Lectureship Promotions Board 


Click on the link below to download the relevant documents

Regulation on Promotion to Senior Lectureships

Appendix B - Shortlisting Criteria (Promotion to Senior Lecturer)

Promotion Scheme Leave Form



Dear Colleagues,


Following on from the recent approval of the Regulations on Promotion to Senior Lecturer by UMTO, Academic Council and Governing Body, I am pleased to announce a call for Senior Lecturer in the academic year 2018/19. Provision will be made for up to 40 promotions to Senior Lecturer in this round.


Please note that this will now be a two-step application process, with the first step requiring submission of an Expression of Interest and a concise five page CV in order to establish a prima facie case for promotion and to be shortlisted for full application stage.


The application process is now an online process and all applications will be submitted through the e-recruitment portal. Please note that you must be logged in with your UCC Employee Self Service (ESS) account in order to view and/or apply for Promotion to Senior Lecturer.


The closing date for receipt of expressions of interest is strictly 12 Noon on Thursday, 7th February 2019.


I wish to remind you that we will be providing Briefing Sessions on Promotions to Senior Lecturer to all interested academic staff, as follows:


  • Monday 7th January 2019  from 2.15pm to 4.15pm in the O’Rahilly Building, Room 156, UCC (ORB 156) (Fully booked)
  • Tuesday 15th January 2019 from 12 Noon to 2.00pm in the Brookfield Health Science Complex, Room 225, UCC (BHSC 225)
  • Wednesday 16th January from 2.00pm to 4.00pm in the Western Gateway Building, Room GO8, UCC (WGB G08)


The briefing sessions will provide an overview of the revised promotions process and advice on making an application under the set procedures. We invite all potential applicants to attend a Briefing Session.  There will also be an opportunity for Questions and Answers at these Briefing Sessions or alternatively, potential applicants may wish to submit any queries to and we will answer it on the day.  


Briefing sessions will also be recorded and made available on the HR webpages.


Due to the limited number of spaces available at each Briefing Session, potential candidates will need to secure a place by contacting Ms Claire Raissian at


If you have any further queries, please do not hesitate to contact Ms Rachel Long, Department of Human Resources, by e-mailing


Yours Sincerely,


Barry O’Brien

Secretary to the Board


Further information concerning academic establishment and promotion can be obtained from:

Rachel Long

Promotions and OD Advisor

Department of Human Resources,
University College,
Phone +353 21 490 3057



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