SFI Engineering Professorship & Lectureship Posts

Science Foundation Ireland, Engineering Professorship and Lectureship Posts

Founded in 1845, University College Cork (UCC) is a collegiate university with a 150-year tradition of excellence in teaching and research.The quality education we provide, enriched by a distinctive college experience, is sustained by demand from highly qualified applicants from diverse social and cultural backgrounds.The University is outward-looking and is actively engaged in a range of innovative developments in research, teaching, and learning.

With 16,000 students, 1,600 academic and research staff, and annual peer-reviewed research income in excess of €60M, UCC is committed to fostering a community of scholarship that values independence of thought and critical enquiry, and enables staff and students to achieve their full potential. In an environment of excellence in teaching, learning and research, the University’s central roles are to create, preserve, and communicate knowledge, and to enhance intellectual, cultural, social and economic life locally, nationally and internationally.

Central to UCC’s research strategy is the objective of growing centres of excellence of world class research output where traditional departmental barriers are overcome and ground-breaking research is conducted in an interdisciplinary manner.

To execute this strategy, the University is seeking to recruit outstanding researchers at Professorial and Lecturer levels to strengthen selected areas of research excellence. In particular, we invite applications from established and tenure track faculty in the following areas:


Biopharmaceutical Engineering
Energy Engineering
III-V Semiconductor Materials
High Frequency (THz) Technologies

Analogue & Mixed-Signal Circuit Design
Biomedical Devices 
Energy in Buildings 
Engineering Responses to Climate Change 
Power Systems (Renewable Energy) 
Wind Energy 

The context for these appointments is the Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) “SFI Engineering Professorship and Lectureship Programme”. Details of this programme are available on the SFI website at http://www.sfi.ie/content/content.asp?section_id=633&language_id=1.UCC intends to apply to SFI for posts in these areas, subject to the availability of suitable candidates.

If you are interested in joining a growing University with a supportive research environment you are invited to submit a detailed Curriculum Vitae and a covering letter setting out your research track record and current research interests to:

Professor Peter Kennedy
Vice-President for Research Policy & Support
University College Cork, Ireland


Closing date for receipt of applications:  Friday, 13 July 2007.

If you would like an informal discussion in relation to any of the above opportunities, please contact Prof. Peter Kennedy, Vice-President for Research Policy and Support. 
Phone +353 21 490 3500

UCC is an Equal Opportunities Employer


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