- 22 October 2012
Applications are invited for the post of Professor (Chair) of Plant Biology in the School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences (BEES) at University College Cork in Ireland. The appointee will be an established plant biologist of international distinction, with research interests which will complement those of the School (http://bees.ucc.ie), and will have experience of leading innovative research programmes, with evidence of significant grant capture and a high-quality publication record.
The successful candidate will also be expected to play a major role in the leadership and further development of the Discipline of Plant Biology within the School, and be an effective contributor to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, research and administration elements of the School. Compatibility of research interests with national and international research priorities is desirable. Good communication and personnel management skills are essential.
BEES is a highly research-active school and comprising 23 academic staff and more than 100 researchers, including over twenty post-doctoral researchers. BEES also has strong links to the university's Environmental Research Institute (http://eri.ucc.ie) and industry. We offer a number of highly regarded undergraduate degree programmes and taught Masters programmes including a Masters in Organic Horticulture, as well as contributing to inter-disciplinary degree programmes such as Genetics at undergraduate and postgraduate level.
For more information on the School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences see http://www.ucc.ie/en/bees/
The salary scale (new entrants) for this post is €113,604 - €145,953 per annum.
Closing date: 5.00 pm on Tuesday 27th November, 2012
Application forms must be completed and are available together with full details of the post, from www.ucc.ie/en/hr/vacancies or the
Department of Human Resources,
University College Cork,