Senior Lectureship in Future Sustainability, Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering

University College Cork School of Engineering

Senior Lectureship in Future Sustainability, Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering, School of Engineering

Specific Purpose Whole-Time Post
(Anticipated duration 4 years)

UCC wishes to appoint a Senior Lecturer in Future Sustainability. Reporting to the Head of the School of Engineering, the successful candidate will undertake research and teaching in sustainability.

Applicants should have relevant degrees to doctorate level in Civil, Environmental, Process, or Energy Engineering and an appropriate track record of research and publications in areas relevant to environmental sustainability and decarbonisation in business, industry and enterprise. They should also have relevant experience and/or a demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching. Industry experience, including research links would be an advantage. A track record in securing funding for, and participating in, national and international research projects would be an advantage. In addition to teaching Sustainability in Enterprise and related areas, the successful candidate will be required to undertake research and generate research funding in key strategically important areas relevant to Civil, Environmental, Process or Energy Engineering in the School of Engineering, in the Environmental Research Institute ( and in the MaREI Centre for Energy, Climate and Marine Research ( The successful candidate will also be required to participate in appropriate administrative and/or leadership roles across the discipline, school and university.

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 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. Jerry D Murphy, Professor of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering, email: For further information on Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering please visit For further information on the School of Engineering, please visit

Appointment may be made on the Senior Lecturer Salary Scale: €71,047 - €99,564 (Scale B)/€68,639 - €94,718(Scale A).

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 ( Queries relating to the online application process should be referred to, quoting the job-title.

The following is provided as an indicative timeline for the recruitment activity for this post:

Closing Date: Thursday, 10th December 2020 (No late applications accepted)

Shortlisting: Monday, 14th December 2020

Candidate Assessment: Tuesday, 26th and Wednesday, 27th January 2021

Candidates should apply, in confidence, before 12 noon (Irish Local Time) on Thursday, 10th December 2020.

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 : Prof. Jerry Murphy

Contact Email :

Job ID : 042453

Contact Number : 

Close Date : 10-Dec-2020 12:00