Professor of Computer Science

Cork , Munster (IE)
06 Feb 2018
End of advertisement period
06 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Professor of Computer Science

School of Computer Science and Information Technology

Permanent Whole-Time Post

The School of Computer Science & Information Technology (CSIT) invites applications for the position of (Full) Professor of Computer Science. The School strategy is to expand its research and teaching in the area of cyber-security, and candidates with such expertise are especially encouraged to apply. Applications from candidates with expertise in other areas of computer science will also be considered. The School seeks to appoint an outstanding academic leader who will contribute to its research-led teaching ethos and play a key role in the School’s future development.

The School of CSIT has 26 full-time academic staff and offers degrees at bachelors, masters and doctoral level. It has very close engagement with industry sponsors, including those in the cluster of over 20 cyber-security companies that are based in Cork.

The School has a strong research track record, and ranked very highly in the recent Research Quality Review. Professors in the School have leadership roles in three large-scale national research centres: CONNECT – Research Centre for Future Networks; Insight – Centre for Data Analytics; and Lero – Irish Software Research Centre.

Informal enquiries can be made, in confidence, to the Head of School, Professor Cormac J. Sreenan, For further information on the School, please visit

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.

Appointment may be made on the Professorial Salary Scale: €111,196 – €140,962 (Scale B), €109,129-€133,980 (Scale A). In all instances the successful appointment will be at the first point of the scale.

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 Tuesday 6th March 2018. 

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