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University College Cork

Cork, Ireland

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Role Managed by:

Ilona Motyer

Research Associate

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Primary Practice Group: Higher Education and Research

Salary & Benefits: Competitive

Closing Date: 21/05/2021

Formal Interview Date: 28th & 29th July 2021

University College Cork (UCC) is an internationally renowned University where excellence in  teaching and research is aligned with an inclusive and respectful environment, in which all staff and students can flourish and thrive. Founded in 1845, UCC is a comprehensive research-intensive institution comprising four academic colleges, delivering a rich tradition of collaborative teaching, research and scholarship that has true global impact. Located in Cork City, which is known for its vibrancy and culture, UCC’s distinctive features and character owe much to its location and history.

UCC continues to build on its achievements with passion and drive. With 3,000 staff, 22,650 students and over 200,000 alumni worldwide, the University continues to further enhance its position as a world-leading university. It is in the top 1.1% of all universities globally, and the top university in Ireland for graduate employability and industry collaborations. UCC also has a strong commitment to sustainability, ranking 9th globally in UI’s Green Metric World University Rankings. In its next President, UCC is seeking an outstanding leader with an exceptional understanding of the challenges and opportunities that face UCC’s community. Candidates are sought who will bring dynamic, modern, values-based leadership skills to inspire colleagues such that the extraordinary talents of all staff and students are fully realised. The University is looking for an individual who will have a significant external role representing UCC regionally, nationally and globally; someone who can demonstrate a commitment to the values of a comprehensive, research-intensive, international university which aspires to excellence in all its endeavours.

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For a confidential discussion regarding this role, please call Dr Sinéad Gibney or Ms Michelle Scanlon at Perrett Laver on +353 (0) 1 905 3537.

The deadline for applications is 12 noon (Irish Local Time) on Friday 21st May 2021.

UCC is committed to creating and fully embracing an inclusive environment where diversity is celebrated.  As a University, UCC strives to create a workplace that reflects the diversity of its 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.  UCC encourages applicants to consult its policies at and initiatives at and UCC welcomes applications from everyone, including those who are under-represented in the protected characteristics set out in UCC’s Equal Opportunities & Diversity Policy.

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