Technical Officer

University College Cork Department of Physics

Technical Officer (for Mechanical Workshop), Department of Physics

Permanent Whole-time Post

UCC wishes to appoint to the role of Technical Officer for Mechanical Workshop in the Department of Physics. Reporting to the Head of Department (or his/her nominee) and Chief Technical Officer, the post-holder will provide technical and other support to the departmental teaching and research activities. The successful candidate will be expected to manage delivery of technical support to allocated teaching and research laboratories and assist preparation and delivery of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. Management of consumables, parts and equipment in the mechanical workshop, teaching laboratories and various research groups within the Department, and input to financial/budgetary matters, will be a requirement of the post.

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 Joe Sheehan, Chief Technical Officer, email Further information on the Department is available on

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 and initiatives at 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 Technical Officer Salary Scale: €41,049 – €56,709 (Scale B); €43,310 - €53,969 (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.

Candidates should apply, in confidence, before 12 noon (Irish Local Time) on Thursday, 24th 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 : Joe Sheehan

Contact Email :

Job ID : 046491

Contact Number :

Close Date : 24-Jun-2021 12:00