VACANCY: Lectureship in Environmental Science

24 Apr 2019

Permanent Whole Time Post. UCC wishes to appoint an experienced academic to the role of Lecturer in Environmental Science. Reporting to the Head of School, the appointee will be required to develop and teach modules as part of the undergraduate and postgraduate curricula in Environmental Science.

Research interests will complement those of the School, but expertise in freshwater resources management, environmental health and risk assessment will be especially valuable. However, all areas of expertise in Environmental Science will be considered. Applicants must be research active, demonstrating evidence of peer-reviewed publications, and the potential to establish or further develop a research programme attracting external funding with collaborative links nationally and internationally. In addition experience of innovative e-learning methods that could be applied within the School would be beneficial.
BEES is a highly research-active school comprising 29 academic staff and more than 100 researchers, including postdoctoral researchers. BEES also has strong links to the University’s Environmental Research Institute (ERI), the iCRAG and MaREI national research Centres and industry. We offer a number of highly regarded taught undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes (including the UN GEMS programme: ), as well as contributing to inter-disciplinary degree programmes in the University.
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 Professor Andy Wheeler, email: Further information on the School of BEES please visit
Appointment may be made on the €33,481 - €59,132. 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 Tuesday 21st May 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. Andy Wheeler

Contact Email:

Job ID: 035071

Close Date: 21 May 2019 12:00

School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences

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