Job opportunity with Soillse

August 12, 2016


Soillse, in collaboration with Sabhal Mòr Ostaig (SMO), invites applications for a short-term contract to help develop and manage appropriate knowledge exchange and public engagement strategies for the Soillse research mission. Soillse is a collaborative initiative to provide research opportunities in academic disciplines relevant to the maintenance and revitalisation of Gaelic language and culture.

This management position is available at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig, a partner in the University of the Highlands and Islands. Candidates will be required to have close knowledge of the current Gaelic sociolinguistic situation, substantial experience of engaging with Gaelic communities and public bodies supporting the language, and high-level skills in dealing with the media. The successful candidate will be remunerated according to the SMO pay scale, within the range of £37,088 – 40,724 (at 0.75 FTE pro-rata).

Deadline for applications: 05/09/2016 . Applications should be submitted by e-mail to

Expected date for interviews: 12/09/2106.

More details are available here and from the Director of Soillse: Prof. Conchúr Ó Giollagáin, Sabhal Mòr Ostaig, University of the Highlands and Islands, Tel: 01471 888558, E-mail:

The job application form is available here.