Professor of Government

Location
Cork (IE)
Posted
09 Apr 2018
End of advertisement period
08 May 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

PROFESSOR OF GOVERNMENT 
DEPARTMENT OF GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS
SCHOOL OF SOCIOLOGY, PHILOSOPHY, CRIMINOLOGY, GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS
Permanent Whole-time Post

UCC wishes to appoint an outstanding academic leader to the role of Professor of Government. This is an exciting opportunity for a candidate of international standing to lead an active Department that is highly regarded for the quality of its programmes, research and public engagement. Reporting to the Head of School, the Professor of Government will be expected to play a key role in the Department’s future development as well as provide leadership and support for the Department’s research and teaching activities. 

The Professor appointed will be responsible, for a minimum of three/five years, for the headship of the Department, and specifically for strategic leadership including the development of staff, programmes and resources. 

The appointee will have a substantial reputation in Political Science, with a distinguished record of internationally recognised research and research funding awards. Experience of senior academic leadership is also required.

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 www.ucc.ie/hr/vacancies.  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 Chris Williams, Head, College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences. Tel: 021 490 2711. Email: chris.williams@ucc.ie. Further information on the Department is available at https://www.ucc.ie/en/government 

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 recruitment@ucc.ie, quoting the job-title. 

Candidates should apply, in confidence, before 12 noon (Irish Local Time) on Tuesday 8th May 2018.

No late applications will 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