Lectureship in Physics

University College Cork Department of Physics

Lectureship in Physics, Quantum Technology, Biological/ Medical Physics or Environmental Physics, Department of Physics

Permanent Whole Time Post

The Department of Physics, University College Cork (UCC) invites applications for a permanent whole time lectureship, with specialisation in quantum technology, biological/medical physics or environmental physics.

Applicants must hold a doctoral qualification in Physics or a closely related area, and a portfolio of research accomplishments and publications. The appointee will be required to contribute teaching to the range of BSc degrees offered by the Department of Physics, as well as at postgraduate level. Demonstrated teaching ability is highly desirable, as is ability to generate research funding and develop cooperative activities with industry. Applicants should have research interests and accomplishments specific to quantum technology, biological/medical physics or environmental physics, with preference given to areas of expertise which enhance current strengths in these areas the Department of Physics, or which establish new expertise in emerging areas.

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.

For informal enquiries about the post, contact Prof John McInerney, Head of the Department of Physics, UCC. Tel: +353 21 490 2468, Email: j.mcinerney@ucc.ie For further information on the Department of Physics, see http://www.physics.ucc.ie

UCC is committed to creating and fully embracing an inclusive environment where diversity is celebrated. As a University we strive to create a workplace that reflects the diversity of our student population where people from a wide variety of backgrounds learn from one another, share ideas, and work collaboratively. UCC is committed to being an employer that recognises the value of diversity amongst its staff. We encourage applicants to consult our policies at https://www.ucc.ie/en/edi/policies/ and initiatives at https://www.ucc.ie/en/edi/implementation/ and we welcome applications from everyone, including those who are underrepresented in the protected characteristics set out in our Equal Opportunities & Diversity Policy.

Appointment may be made on the Lecturer Salary Scale: €34,748 - €61,370 / €67,073 - €86,241 (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 Thursday, 3rd June 2021.

No late applications will 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

Contact Person : Professor John McInerney

Contact Email : j.mcinerney@ucc.ie

Job ID : 045431

Contact Number : +353 21 490 2468
Close Date : 03-Jun-2021 12:00