Lecturer of Sustainable Food Production Systems

University College Cork


Lecturer of Sustainable Food Production Systems

UCC Futures - Sustainability

Whole Time Academic Posts

University College Cork (UCC) is a research intensive, student-centric and future-focused university. It is home to the highest number of the top 1% of the world’s most influential researchers among any Irish university and is a national leader in research income generation. UCC is also recognised nationally and internationally as a leading green university. In line with its research vision, UCC Futures is an ambitious new programme of research prioritisation coupled with an innovative academic recruitment strategy across 10 indicative areas of strategic importance - spanning the Humanities, Arts, Social Sciences, STEM, Health, Business and Law: https://ucc.ie/futuresustainability

UCC is now moving to recruit the second phase of the UCC Futures programme – SUSTAINABILITY. Designed to make a significant contribution to the defining global challenge of our time, this recruitment will drive a creative, inclusive, interdisciplinary approach to sustainability research, providing transformative leadership that further enhances UCC’s reputation for outstanding research and research-informed teaching in this important area.

Applications are sought for 27 positions in the area of Sustainability. The appointment of researchers of excellence, from Lecturer to Professor (Scale 2), will connect disciplines and research strengths across the University, mapping to existing research strengths within the College of Business and Law and the College of Science, Engineering & Food Science.

Applications are welcome for one or more of the following positions, and particularly from those with a disruptive and transformative research focus:

• Associate Vice President for Sustainability & Director of Environmental Research Institute
• AIB Professor (Scale 2) in Sustainable Business
• Professor (Scale 2) in Accounting for Sustainable Business
• Professor (Scale 2) in Company Law
• Senior Lecturers in Environmental Sustainability
• ESB Senior Lecturer in Clean Energy Futures
• Senior Lecturer in Biochemical Engineering
• Senior Lecturer in Sustainable Food Fermentation
• Senior Lecturer in Sustainable Business
• Senior Lecturer in Software Engineering
• Lecturer in Zoology/Animal Ecology
• Lecturer in Sustainable Agriculture
• FBD Lecturer in Agricultural Science – Soil Science
• Lecturers in Sustainable Materials
• Lecturers in Actuarial Science and Sustainability
• Lecturer in Applied Mathematics (Sustainability)
• Lecturer in Computer Science
• Lecturer in Human Computer Interaction
• AIB Lecturer in Responsible Leadership
• Lecturer in Sustainable Development
• Lecturer in Sustainable Food Production Systems
• Lecturer in Accounting for Sustainable Corporations
• Lecturer in Economics in Sustainable Business
• Lecturer in Information Systems for Sustainable and Responsible Business

Applicants are expected to have demonstrable leadership and academic potential, with a portfolio of significant research accomplishments, collaborative engagements and tangible translation to substantive impact. The successful applicants will be expected to contribute to teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. The successful applicants will be supported in embedding and enhancing their research activities, with a particular focus on the acquisition of funding through the European Research Council programme.

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 posts, 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.

University College Cork is committed to being a fully inclusive global university which actively recruits, supports and retains colleagues from all sectors of society. Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) are core values under our UCC 2022 Strategic Plan . UCC holds a Bronze Athena SWAN award in recognition of our commitment to advancing equality in higher education. We value diversity as well as celebrate, support and thrive on the contributions of all our employees and the communities they represent. We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from everybody, regardless of age, care-giving status, disability, ethnicity, gender and/or gender identity or expression status, nationality, marital status/civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion/creed, and/or sexual orientation. We are committed to supporting all staff through flexible working schemes, family-friendly policies, training and development, and staff networks. We value the enrichment that comes from a diverse community and seek to promote equality, prevent discrimination and protect the human rights of each individual in line with equality legislation. We encourage applicants to consult our Dignity and Respect Policy and learn more about our EDI related initiatives
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 Thursday, 15th September 2022. No late applications will be accepted.

University College Cork is an equal opportunities employer. We encourage you to reach out to us directly should you require assistance or reasonable accommodation during the recruitment process.

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.

University College Cork: Independent Thinking for a Sustainable Future

Twitter: @UCC #UCCFutures #UCCSustainability

Contact Person : Dr Mary O'Shaughnessy

Contact Email : mary.oshaughnessy@ucc.ie

Job ID : 057735

Contact Number :

Close Date : 15-Sep-2022 12:00

In your application, please refer to Professorpositions.com


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