Professor of Computer Science

Professor of Computer Science

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UCC seeks an outstanding candidate for the award of a proleptic Chair in Computer Science. Candidates will be required to apply, no later than 15 June 2007, for a Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) Principal Investigator award (applications can be made for up to €5 million) that will pay their salary as a full time research professor for the first five years. A proleptic contract for a permanent full Professorship, to be taken up upon the normal termination of the SFI award, will be offered to the most suitable candidate who is deemed appointable and receives such an award. Preference will be given to candidates whose research is in the field of Constraint Programming, but applications from candidates in other fields of Computer Science who have strong potential for collaboration with Constraint Programming research at UCC will also be considered.

Applicants should be world-class researchers. They should be well suited to take up, after the initial five year research professorship, any teaching and administrative responsibilities that accompany the permanent full Professorship, while maintaining an active research program. Experience and interest in academic/industry collaboration is highly desirable. 

The UCC Computer Science Department has received approximately 30 million euro in external research funding in the past 5 years. UCC has been selected as Ireland’s University of the Year by The Sunday Times twice in the past 4 years. Cork is located on the south coast of Ireland, with convenient air and sea access to continental Europe.

Informal enquiries may be made to Professor Eugene Freuder, Director, Cork Constraint Computation Centre to whom applicants should forward a copy of their SFI proposal. 
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Salary scale [new entrants]:€109,104 – €140,385

Closing date for receipt of applications:   Friday, 15 June 2007

Completed application forms should be returned to:

Recruitment Office
Department of Human Resources
University College Cork, Ireland.
Tel: + 353 21 4903073/ Email: / Fax + 353 21 4276995

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