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VACANCY: Professor/Professor (Scale 2) of Agricultural Science

27 Apr 2020

UCC and Teagasc wish to appoint an experienced academic to the role of Professor of Agricultural Science.

DEADLINE: 2nd June 2020

The appointee will be co-located at UCC and Moorepark (Fermoy) to run the BSc in Agricultural Science, develop research and provide leadership in Agricultural Science at UCC in conjunction with Teagasc.

The successful candidate will be expected to have a doctorate in Agricultural Science or closely related discipline, and demonstrate 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.

The selected candidate must have research interests compatible with those of the School and Teagasc. These include grassland science, agri-environmental issues, animal science, soil science, smart agriculture, animal welfare and/or animal genetics.

The appointee will be co-located at UCC and Teagasc Moorepark (Fermoy) to run the BSc in Agricultural Science, develop research and provide leadership in Agricultural Science at UCC in conjunction with Teagasc.

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 https://ore.ucc.ie/. 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 (UCC), Tel: 021 490 4577, Email: a.wheeler@ucc.ie or Pat Dillon (Teagasc), Tel: 025 42250, Email: Pat.Dillon@teagasc.ie.  Further information on the School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences please visit http://www.ucc.ie/en/bees.

Depending on the level of experience of the successful candidate, the appointment will be made at either:

Professor Salary Scale: €110,221 - €138,397 (Scale A) / €115,888 - €145,646 (Scale B)
Professor (Scale 2): €93,530 - €109,403 (Scale A) / €98,319 - €115,025 (Scale B)  

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 (https://ore.ucc.ie/). 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 2nd June 2020.

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

School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences

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University College Cork, Distillery Fields, North Mall, Cork, Ireland T23 N73K

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