Research Assistant, Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies

University College Cork
February 23, 2024
Offerd Salary:€30,025 - €39,908
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Research Assistant, Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies


Position Summary

The project for which the postholder will support is entitled, ARTFICTIONS, an IRC Laureate Consolidator award, which explains how contemporary literature is dealing with artistic creativity when artmaking is no longer a specialised field of cultural production, but rather an expanded field of socioeconomic interaction, personal and creative self-definition and collective imagination. This project advances a new paradigm for the analysis of literary fictions concerned with artistic creativity and cultural production.

The project is anchored in the Department of Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies, School of Languages, Literatures and Cultures, UCC and is led by Dr Carlos Garrido Castellano. The research assistant will provide support for the project which also involves two doctoral projects and ongoing collaboration. For further information, please contact the PI, Carlos Garrido Castellano. Email: [email protected]

Post Duration: 0.6 FTE Until August 2027

Salary: €30,025 - €39,908 p.a. (IUA Research Assistant Salary Scale)


For an information package including further details of the post see https: //

Informal enquiries can be made in confidence to Prof Carlos Garrido Castellano. Email: [email protected]

Applications must be submitted online via the University College Cork vacancy portal (https: // Please include names and contact details of three referees. Queries relating to the online application process should be referred to [email protected], quoting the job-title and project name.

Candidates should apply, in confidence, before 12 noon (Irish Local Time) on Friday, 23rd February, 2024.

No late applications will be accepted.

Please note that an appointment to posts advertised will be dependent on University approval, together with the terms of the employment control framework for the higher education sector.

UCC is committed to creating and fully embracing an inclusive environment where diversity is celebrated. As a University we strive to create a workplace that reflects the diversity of our student population where people from a wide variety of backgrounds learn from one another, share ideas, and work collaboratively. UCC is committed to being an employer that recognises the value of diversity amongst its staff. We encourage applicants to consult our policies at https: // www. and initiatives at https: // www. and we welcome applications from everyone, including those who are underrepresented in the protected characteristics set out in our Equal Opportunities & Diversity Policy.


Contact Person : Prof Carlos Garrido Castellano Contact Email : [email protected] Job ID : 074812 Contact Number : Close Date : 23-Feb-2024 12:00

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