Professor in Economics
University College Cork Cork University Business School

Professor in Economics & Professor (Scale 2) in Economics

Cork University Business School, University College Cork

Permanent Whole time Posts

Applications are invited for the posts of Full Professor in Economics and Professor (Scale 2) in Economics in Cork University Business School at University College Cork.

Cork University Business School (CUBS) is Ireland’s largest business school. Situated in the College of Business and Law, the School was established in 2015 building on over 100 years of business education at UCC. CUBS is at an exciting stage of development, in line with the University’s Strategic Plan, and as part of unprecedented investment, including the establishment of a new building in Cork city centre, the School is now seeking to make appointments at professorial level in Economics. Capable of playing a substantial leadership role in the Department of Economics and in CUBS, the successful candidate(s) will join a dynamic and ambitious team committed to internationalisation, research excellence and international accreditation.

In accordance with the University’s strategic objective as a research-led institution, the duties of all academic staff will include research, research-led teaching and contributions to the University, the discipline and the community. The academic staff member shall teach and examine, undertake administrative duties and carry out other duties appropriate to the post under the general direction of the Head of Economics.

The successful candidate will be expected to have a Doctorate and a significant record of research and publication in a relevant discipline with a proven commitment to leadership and excellence in teaching and research as evidenced by a scholarly reputation of international standing. S/he is expected to have a strong track record of sustained peer-reviewed publications and will have a record of fostering a culture of teaching and research excellence. S/he is expected to take on a leadership role in 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 the Dean of Cork University Business School, Professor Thia Hennessy at

Further information on Cork University Business School is available at

Appointment may be made on the following scales:
Professor Salary Scale: €117,917 - €151,477(Scale B) / €112,149 - €143,903 (Scale A)
Professor Scale 2 Salary Scale: €100,040- €117,038(Scale B)/ €95,167-€111,318(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 27th February 2020.

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

Contact Person : Professor Thia Hennessy

Contact Email :

Job ID : 038732

Contact Number :

Close Date : 27-Feb-2020 12:00

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