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Professor of Electronic and Microelectronic Engineering

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University College Cork


Permanent Whole-Time Post

Applications are invited for the full-time permanent post of Professor of Electronic and Microelectronic Engineering. This is an exciting opportunity for a candidate of international standing to lead microelectronics engineering research through collaboration between the School of Engineering and Tyndall National Institute at UCC, where a substantial research infrastructure already exists. The successful candidate also become an Academic Member of the Institute.

The Professor will undertake internationally leading research broadly aligned to one or more of the research priority areas of the Microelectronics Circuits Centre Ireland ( hosted by Tyndall National Institute ( while working within the Electrical and Electronic Engineering discipline at UCC. The appointee will also provide academic leadership to the microelectronics research infrastructure within UCC and Tyndall, and proactively engage with key Irish Industry partners. He/she will also perform research-led teaching and give leadership support to the development of educational initiatives within the Electrical and Electronic Engineering discipline.

The appointee will have a substantial international reputation in Electronic and Microelectronic Engineering, with a demonstrable track record in acquiring significant research funding. A track record in, or the potential for, excellence in the delivery of research-led teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels should be demonstrated. Working under the general direction of the Head of the School of Engineering, the Professor will be expected to provide strong, proactive academic leadership in both teaching and research, as well as enhancing collaborative links between the School of Engineering and Tyndall National Institute.
Please note that Garda vetting and/or an international police clearance check may form part of the selection process.

For more information, 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 Prof Peter Parbrook, Head of Discipline of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (Email / Tel +353 21 234 6365) or to Prof Eoin O’Reilly, Interim CEO, Tyndall National Institute (Email / Tel: +353 21 234 6413). For more information on the School of Engineering please visit:

Appointment may be made on the Professorial Salary Scale: €111,196 - €140,962 (Scale B)

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, 22nd March 2018.

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

Status: Professor
Location: Cork, IRELAND
Advert Published: 12 Feb 2018
Expiry date: 22 Mar 2018
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