Lecturer in Sustainable Food, Entrepreneurship and Innovation

University College Cork
March 05, 2024
Offerd Salary:€40,689 – €64,159
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Lecturer in Sustainable Food, Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Permanent Whole Time Post

UCC wishes to appoint a Lecturer in Sustainable Food Entrepreneurship and Innovation. This position within Cork University Business School (CUBS) is being filled as part of UCC Futures - Food, an ambitious programme of research prioritisation requiring experts from multiple disciplines and sectors to collaborate in new and reimagined ways.

CUBS is one of Ireland's largest business schools with almost 4,000 students and over 180 staff. Double accredited by AMBA and AACSB and a PRME Champion, CUBS is in the top 5% of business schools globally. As a research-intensive school, the vision of CUBS is to shape leaders for a sustainable future through focusing on quality research and education.

Candidates will have a track record of research aligned with school's vision and UCC Futures - Food and evidenced through publications in refereed journals of international standing (publications in the 3 and 4 star ranked journals by the Chartered Association of Business Schools will be preferred). Candidates will also demonstrate their experience and/or potential in delivering high quality teaching across undergraduate and postgraduate levels in areas such as sustainable food entrepreneurship and innovation, consumer behaviour, new product development and food supply chain analysis are invited to apply.

The successful applicant will be supported in embedding and enhancing their research activities, with a particular focus on the acquisition of funding through the European Research Council programme.

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.

Informal enquiries can be made in confidence to Dr Mary O'Shaughnessy – Head of Department, Email: [email protected] or Professor Anthony McDonnell – Interim Dean of CUBS, Email: [email protected]

University College Cork is committed to being a fully inclusive global university which actively recruits, supports and retains colleagues from all sectors of society. Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) are core values under our Strategic Plan. UCC holds a Bronze Athena SWAN award in recognition of our commitment to advancing equality in higher education. We value diversity as well as celebrate, support and thrive on the contributions of all our employees and the communities they represent. We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from everybody, regardless of age, care-giving status, disability, ethnicity, gender and/or gender identity or expression status, nationality, marital status/civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion/creed, and/or sexual orientation. We are committed to supporting all staff through flexible working schemes, family-friendly policies, training and development, and staff networks. We value the enrichment that comes from a diverse community and seek to promote equality, prevent discrimination and protect the human rights of each individual in line with equality legislation. We encourage applicants to consult our Dignity and Respect Policy and learn more about our EDI related initiatives .

CUBS has submitted an Athena Swan Award application as our commitment to advancing an inclusive and diverse environment within our school.

Appointment may be made on the Lecturer Below the Bar Salary Scale: €38,662 - €67,426 (Scale B) / €40,689 – €64,159 (Scale A)

Salary placement on appointment will be in accordance with public sector pay policy.

University College Cork is an equal opportunities employer. We encourage you to reach out to us directly should you require assistance or reasonable accommodation during the recruitment process.

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 [email protected], quoting the job-title.

Candidates should apply, in confidence, before 12 noon (Irish Local Time) on Tuesday, 5th March 2024

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 : Mary O'Shaughnessy Contact Email : mary.o'[email protected] Job ID : 074052 Contact Number : Close Date : 05-Mar-2024 12:00

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