Senior Research Fellow

Company: UCC

Type: contractor

Location: Kerry

Salary: Up to 70k

Employer: University College Cork

Job Title: Senior Research Fellow

Job Location: County Kerry

Job Type: Fix term contract (4 years)


The Company

University College Cork invites applications for an experienced Senior Research Fellow to lead a new high impact four-year research project in the area of financial services technology. This role is an exceptional opportunity for you to be part of a high performing and innovative research group, incorporating academic and industry experts, focused on providing innovative solutions in partnership with a world leading FinTech firm, and publishing in world leading scientific journals.


Job profile

The Senior Research Fellow will 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 manage a team of twelve researchers, under the direction of the Principal Investigator, Professor Philip O’Reilly.

Candidate profile

The Senior Research Fellow will have substantial experience in research and project management, an excellent record of producing high quality peer reviewed publications, and success in obtaining research funding, including large funds for research teams and infrastructure. Experience in knowledge transfer and commercialisation is also required.

The Senior Research Fellow may have some teaching and mentoring duties. The post holder will be evaluated through a systematic and continuous professional development and appraisal system.

Please note that Garda vetting and/or an international police clearance check may form part of the selection process.

Location: the research team will be located in the Fexco offices in County Kerry, where the post holder will be required to spend the majority of his/her time.

Further information on the Department is available at www.cubsucc.com

Salary: €65,414 - €70,200. Salary placement on appointment will be in accordance with public sector pay policy.

Candidates should apply, in confidence, before 12 noon (Irish Local Time) on Tuesday, 28th May 2019.

No late applications will be accepted.




Category: Finance-legal

Experience required: 8 years

Education Level : PHP

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