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AIB Chair OF Sustainable Business

Cork University Business School (CUBS) is pleased to announce the establishment of the AIB Chair of Sustainable Business, made possible by the generous support of Allied Irish Banks PLC, to lead the School’s efforts to prepare a next generation of leadership to galvanize business organizations to contribute towards mitigation of, and adaptation to, climate change.   

The AIB Chair in Sustainable Business will be a global thought leader of international repute who will bring prestige not only to the school, but to AIB the funding organisation that is already a recognised leader in sustainability in the financial services sector in Ireland.  Candidates with a proven track record of research and teaching that focuses on climate change and business, as evidenced by a body of high quality publications and a record of achievement in research funding in any of the disciplines covered by the School are invited to apply.   

An experienced leader, the Chair will have the capacity and experience to assemble and lead multi-disciplinary research and teaching teams. The Chair will mobilise and maximise the impact of the numerous faculty studying and teaching sustainable business across the School and will reach across the University to build new multi-disciplinary collaborations, particularly with academics in the Environmental Research Institute. The successful candidate will actively engage with  businesses and relevant networks to build on the University’s leadership position in education and training for sustainability in industry and enterprise.  

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 College Cork vacancy portal. The University, at its discretion, may undertake to make an additional appointment(s) from this competition following the conclusion of the process.

For informal discussion regarding the post contact Dean of the Business School, Professor Thia Hennessy at For more information on the Cork University Business School see our website. 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 and initiatives 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 Professor Salary Scale: €120,274 - €154,507 (Scale B) 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 Tuesday 8th June 2021.

No late applications will be accepted.

Senior Post-Doctoral Researcher - 2 Positions

University College Cork invites applications for the positions of Senior Post-Doctoral Researcher to join the FINTECHNEXT project team.

The FinTechNext team consists of over a dozen multi-disciplinary researchers with backgrounds in multiple disciplines including Information Systems, Finance and Computer Science. The researchers work with four internationally renowned Professors from Cork University Business School and the Boole Centre for Research in Informatics (Professor Joe Feller, Professor Philip O’Reilly, Professor John Morrison and Professor Mark Hutchinson) and a world leading financial services organisation, Fexco. The research team have a track record of publishing in world leading journals (ABS ranking, FT50 and Senior IS scholar basket of eight).

The FINTECHNEXT’s project is focussed on undertaking collaborative research on technological innovation in financial services that will have significant impact on the economy and society through:

1.      Advancing scientific knowledge through creation and discovery and

2.      Facilitating the development of highly innovative new products and services for commercialisation.

The project is researching next generation technologies in the financial services sector, towards delivering a FinTech toolset that both (1) informs excellence in science and (2) drives commercialisation efforts.

FINTECHNEXT output is in two forms:

1.      Scientific outputs in world leading journals, enabling knowledge dissemination and

2.      Highly innovative IP for commercialisation, enabling job creation and having societal impact.

Project Title: FINTECHNEXT 

Post Duration: 12 months

Salary: €47,264 - €50,029 p.a. (IUA Salary Scale) 

For an information package including further details of the post see the University College Cork vacancy portal.

Informal enquiries can be made in confidence to Professor to Professor Philip O’Reilly, Email Address: 

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 and project name.

Candidates should apply, in confidence, before 12 noon (Irish Local Time) on Friday, 4 June 2021. No late applications will be accepted.

There are currently no professional job openings with Cork University Business School. Please check back soon.

For a full listing of ALL jobs at University College Cork, please visit the Human Resources webpages.