Academic Vacancies

Professorship/Professorship (Scale 2) in Immunology

Job Posted: 21 Apr 2017
Closing Date for Applications: 25 May 2017
Department: Department of Medicine and APC Microbiome Institute
College: College of Medicine and Health
Contract Type: Permanent Whole-Time
Job Type: Academic
Salary: See details below


UCC wishes to appoint an experienced academic to the role of Professor / Professor (Scale 2) in Immunology. The successful candidate will report to the Heads of the Department of Medicine for academic purposes and the Director of the APC Microbiome Institute for research matters and will also be offered a joint appointment in the School of Microbiology. The Professor / Professor (Scale 2) in Immunology will be expected to contribute to the teaching/learning and research mission of the Department of Medicine, the School of Microbiology and the APC Microbiome Institute. The candidate should have a significant research track record in the area of Immunology, with an interest in the gastrointestinal tract and resident microbiota. 

Please note that Garda vetting and/or an international police clearance check may form part of the selection process.

Depending on the level of experience of the successful candidate, the appointment will be made at either: Professor Salary Scale: €110,060 - €139,502 / Professor (Scale 2) Salary Scale: €93,526 - €109,249.

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 Prof Fergus Shanahan Tel: +353 21 4901226, Email:  Further information on the Department of Medicine is available at and on the APC Microbiome Institute at   

To Apply:

Candidates should apply, in confidence, before 5pm on Thursday 25th May 2017 by emailing a completed application form to   


CVs and handwritten forms will not be accepted.

Late applications will not 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

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Additional Documentation: Memorandum re: Senior Academic Staff

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