Thursday, March 03, 2011

Vacancy - Professorship of Law at UCC

Applications are invited for the post of Professor of Law at University College Cork to lead research, contribute to UCC’s national and international profile in Law, and play a critical role in attracting external research funding. The Department of Law at University College Cork is recognised as one of the University’s centres of excellence in research and teaching. The Department of Law at UCC has 46 full-time and part-time teaching and research staff with a large undergraduate and growing postgraduate student body with a strong doctoral programme.

The Department of Law at UCC has an outstanding record of research and publication, a strong and vibrant research culture and has been the recipient of numerous major national and international grants and awards. The appointee will be expected to play a pivotal academic leadership role in further developing these strengths and to be a distinguished contributor to research and teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, PhD supervision and administrative elements of the Department

UCC law academics are centrally involved in the development and implementation of College and University policies and strategies and the Law Faculty is well-known also for its public engagement and its contribution to professional, civil and legal life at national and international level.

The appointee shall be an outstanding legal scholar of international standing and shall have a significant track-record of sustained internationally published research. S/he will have the capacity to act as Dean of the Faculty of Law together with the requisite communication, management, administrative and leadership skills.

For further information on the post and Department see

Salary Scale (Scale B): €113,604 - €145,953

Completed application forms must reach the Recruitment Office, Department of Human Resources, University College Cork, Ireland, before 12pm on Friday 8th April 2011.

University College Cork is an equal opportunities employer.