Professor-Keith Cameron Chair of Australian History

Dublin (IE)
25 Nov 2016
End of advertisement period
31 Jan 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

UCD College of Arts and Celtic Studies
UCD School of History and Archives

Professor-Keith Cameron Chair of Australian History

Temporary post - 1 to 3 years duration (Commencing between July 2017 & January 2018)

Applicants are invited for the post of Keith Cameron Professor of Australian History, funded by the Australian government.  Dependent on the appointee’s circumstances, expectations & related discussions, the successful candidate will be offered an appointment between 1 and 3 years duration.  Furthermore s/he will be able to commence this appointment within the period July 2017 to January 2018.

The UCD School of History & Archives is a dynamic research and learning environment based at UCD, Ireland's largest university. The Keith Cameron Professor will offer expert leadership in the following areas: research, including high-impact scholarship and the development of significant funded research opportunities; teaching and learning at both undergraduate and graduate levels, including the development of Australian history within an integrated syllabus. The successful candidate will also demonstrate an ability to develop Australian history both within the university and nationally, as well as enhancing UCD’s profile internationally. Collegiality is an important part of the School’s ethos and the new appointee will be expected to play a full role in the life of the School.

The University welcomes applications in any area of Australian history, but candidates with an expertise in Australia’s role in the wider world are particularly encouraged to apply.

2013 (2010) Full Prof. C Salary Scale: €106,516 - €136,276 per annum
Appointment will be made on scale and in accordance with the Department of Finance guidelines

Closing Date: 17.00hrs (Local IrishTime) on Tuesday 3st January 2017

Prior to application, further information (including application procedure) should be obtained from the UCD Job Vacancies website:

Applications must be submitted by the closing date and time specified. Any applications which are still in progress at the closing time of 17:00hrs (Local Irish Time) on the specified closing date will be cancelled automatically by the system. UCD are unable to accept late applications

Hours of work for academic staff are those as prescribed under Public Service Agreements. For further information please follow link:

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