Researcher in Business
University College Cork Business School

Senior Post-Doctoral Researcher - 2 Positions, Cork University Business School

12 Month, Fixed-Term, Whole-Time Posts

Position summary

The FINTECHNEXT team consists of over a dozen multi-disciplinary researchers with backgrounds in multiple disciplines including Information Systems, Finance and Computer Science. The researchers work with four internationally renowned Professors from Cork University Business School and the Boole Centre for Research in Informatics (Professor Joe Feller, Professor Philip O’Reilly, Professor John Morrison and Professor Mark Hutchinson) and a world leading financial services organisation, Fexco. The research team have a track record of publishing in world leading journals (ABS ranking, FT50 and Senior IS scholar basket of eight).

The FINTECHNEXT’s project is focussed on undertaking collaborative research on technological innovation in financial services that will have significant impact on the economy and society through:

  • Advancing scientific knowledge through creation and discovery and
  • Facilitating the development of highly innovative new products and services for commercialisation.

The project is researching next generation technologies in the financial services sector, towards delivering a FinTech toolset that both (1) informs excellence in science and (2) drives commercialisation efforts.

FINTECHNEXT output is in two forms:

  • Scientific outputs in world leading journals, enabling knowledge dissemination and
  • Highly innovative IP for commercialisation, enabling job creation and having societal impact.

Post Duration: 12 months, with the possibility to extend

Salary: €46,337 - €49,048 p.a. (IUA Salary Scale)

Project Title: FINTECHNEXT: Next Generation Financial Services Technology

For an information package including further details of the post see

Informal enquiries can be made in confidence to Professor Philip O’Reilly, Email Address:

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 and project name.

Candidates should apply, in confidence, before 12 noon (Irish Local Time) on Friday, 17th July 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 Philip O'Reilly

Contact Email :

Job ID : 040851

Contact Number : 

Close Date : 17-Jul-2020 12:00

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