Professor of Education

Location
Cork (IE)
Posted
28 Sep 2016
End of advertisement period
28 Oct 2016
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

PROFESSOR OF EDUCATION/ PROFESSOR OF EDUCATION (SCALE 2)
SCHOOL OF EDUCATION - COLLEGE OF ARTS, CELTIC STUDIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
Permanent Appointment

University College Cork 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 postgraduate 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 and standard of its scholarship.

Reporting to the Head of College, the Professor will be expected to provide leadership and support for the School’s research and teaching activities. The Professor appointed will be responsible, for a minimum of three/five years, for the headship of the School, and specifically for strategic leadership, including the development of staff, programmes and resources.  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. The College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences will provide dedicated supports to the Professor upon appointment.

Depending on the level of experience of the successful candidate, the appointment will be made at either:
Professor Salary Scale: €106,516 - €136,277 / Professor (Scale 2) Salary Scale: €90,671 - €105,738.

For an information package including full details of the post, selection criteria and application process see www.ucc.ie/hr/vacancies.

Informal enquiries can be made in confidence to Professor Kathy Hall (tel: 021 490 2798/490 2467, email: k.hall@ucc.ie). For further information on the School of Education please visit http://www.ucc.ie/en/education/

Candidates should apply, in confidence, before 5pm on Tuesday 22nd November 2016 by emailing a completed application form to recruitment@ucc.ie.  

CVs and handwritten forms will not be accepted.

Late applications will not be accepted.

UNIVERSITY COLLEGE CORK IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES EMPLOYER

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