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Job ID: 134285

University College Cork

Date Posted Dec. 2, 2019
University University College Cork
Cork, Ireland
Department Cork University Business School
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professor
  • Economics - General

Professor in Economics
Cork University Business School
Permanent Whole time Post

Applications are invited for the post of Professor in Economics at University College Cork.

In accordance with the University’s strategic objective as a research-led institution, the duties of all academic staff will include research, research-led teaching and contributions to the University, the discipline and the community. The academic staff member shall teach and examine, undertake administrative duties and carry out other duties appropriate to the post under the general direction of the Head of Economics.
The successful candidate will be expected to have Doctorate and a significant record of research and publication in a relevant discipline with a proven commitment to leadership and excellence in teaching and research as evidenced by a scholarly reputation of international standing. S/he is expected to have a strong track record of sustained peer-reviewed publications and will have a record of fostering a culture of teaching and research excellence. S/he is expected to take on a leadership role in the School.
Please note that Garda vetting and/or an international police clearance check may form part of the selection process.

For an information package including full details of the post, selection criteria and application process see The University, at its discretion, may undertake to make an additional appointment(s) from this competition following the conclusion of the process.

Informal enquiries can be made in confidence to the Head of College of Business and Law, Professor Ursula Kilkelly at / +353 21 420 5100
Further information on Cork University Business School is available at

Appointment may be made on the following scale:
Professor Salary Scale: €117,917 – €151,477(Scale B) / €112,149 – €143,903 (Scale A)
Salary placement on appointment will be in accordance with public sector pay policy.

Applications must be submitted online via the University College Cork vacancy portal ( Queries relating to the online application process should be referred to, quoting the job-title.

Candidates should apply, in confidence, before 12 noon (Irish Local Time) on Thursday 27th February 2020.

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

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