Senior Research Fellow in Business
University College Cork, Business School

Senior Research Fellow - Cork University Business School

Specific Purpose Whole Time Post
(anticipation duration 4 years)


48 MONTHS Specific Purpose Whole Time Appointment


University College Cork invites applications for an experienced Senior Research Fellow to lead a new high impact four-year research project in the area of financial services technology. This role is an exceptional opportunity for you to be part of a cutting edge and innovative research group, incorporating academic and industry experts, focused on providing cutting edge solutions in partnership with a world leading FinTech firm, and publishing in world leading scientific journals.


The Senior Research Fellow will be working 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 managing a team of twelve researchers, under the direction of the Principal Investigator, Professor Philip O’Reilly.


The Senior Research Fellow will have substantial experience in research and project management, an excellent record of high quality peer reviewed publications, and a track record in obtaining research funding, including larger funds for research teams and infrastructure. Knowledge transfer and commercialisation experience is required.


The Senior Research Fellow may have some teaching and mentoring duties. The Senior Research Fellow will be evaluated through a systematic and continuous professional development and appraisal system.


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 Dr Philip O’Reilly Email: Further information on the Department is available at


The successful candidate’s primary location will be in Fexco, Killorglin or UCC. This will be agreed with the successful candidate.


Appointment may be made on the Senior Research Fellow Salary Scale: €66,559 - €71,429 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 Thursday 5th December 2019.


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 : Prof. Philip O'Reilly

Contact Email :

Job ID : 038572

Contact Number :

Close Date : 05-Dec-2019 12:00

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