South Circular Road, Limerick
Mary Immaculate College
The appointee is required to carry out the duties attached to the post, under the general direction of the
Head of Department, to whom she/he reports, and to whom he/she is responsible to for the performance
of these duties in the first instance. The appointee will report through the Head of the Department of
French Studies to the Dean of Arts and to the College President and/or such other College Officers as the
President may designate from time to time.
He/she will liaise with other College personnel and with relevant College bodies in carrying out the duties
attached to the post. In the case of there being a crossover in terms of the duties and responsibilities of
other post holders within the College, the College President will adjudicate on same.
The reporting relationship may be subject to periodic review, in line with service needs and developments
in the College.
Duties and Responsibilities
The duties, at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, include the following:
Conducting lectures, language lab practicals and tutorials (10-12 contact hours per week) in the area
of French Studies at undergraduate level (B.A. and B.Ed.);
Devising and participating in assessments;
Occasionally co-ordinating extra-curricular events (such as the French Film Club) designed to
promote intercultural awareness among students and the wider College community;
As directed by the Head of Department, involvement in academic administration including
attendance and participation in meetings of the Department, and other groupings.
While duties pertaining to the post are broadly defined, the list of the entire range of duties is not
exhaustive. It should be noted that the performance of the entire list of duties is not necessarily confined
to any one individual and the appointee will be required to function within a flexible and collegial
manner. The College retains the right to assign new duties and/or to re-assign staff to other areas of the
College, in response to service needs.
Permanent / Full-time