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  • Professorship/Professorship (Scale 2) IN EDUCATION
    School of Education
    University College, Cork

    Professorship/Professorship (Scale 2) IN EDUCATION


    College of arts, celtic studies and social sciences

    Permanent Whole Time Post

    UCC wishes to appoint an inspirational scholar of international standing to a Professorship within the School of Education in the College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences. This is an exciting opportunity for leadership in a vibrant community of active researchers and full-time post-graduate masters and PhD students. One of the most well-established and research-active in the country, UCC’s School of Education is highly regarded for the quality of its courses and the depth of its scholarship.

    The appointee will be expected to provide leadership and support for the School’s research and teaching activities. They will be responsible, for a minimum of three years, for the headship of the School on appointment, that is for its general leadership, including its staff, programmes and finances. The appointee will have an extensive track record of scholarship in the field of education and the capacity to provide strong academic leadership as well as the skills to develop new initiatives for the promotion and co-ordination of teaching and research across 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 Professor Kathy Hall, Email: For further information on the School of Education see:

    University College Cork is committed to being a fully inclusive global university which actively recruits, supports and retains colleagues from all sectors of society. Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) are core values under our UCC 2022 Strategic Plan . UCC holds a Bronze Athena SWAN award  in recognition of our commitment to advancing equality in higher education. We value diversity as well as celebrate, support and thrive on the contributions of all our employees and the communities they represent.  We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from everybody, regardless of age, care-giving status, disability, ethnicity, gender and/or gender identity or expression status, nationality, marital status/civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion/creed, and/or sexual orientation. We are committed to supporting all staff through flexible working schemes, family-friendly policies, training and development, and staff networks. We value the enrichment that comes from a diverse community and seek to promote equality, prevent discrimination and protect the human rights of each individual in line with equality legislation. We encourage applicants to consult our Dignity and Respect Policy and learn more about our EDI related initiatives .

    Appointment may be made on the following salary scales:

    Professor Salary Scale: €124,683 - €157,612 (Scale B) / €118,449 - €152,219 (Scale A)

    Professor (Scale 2) Salary Scale: € 105,356 - €123,735 (Scale B) / €100,088 - €117,550 (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, 24th November 2022

    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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