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University College Cork (UCC)

Lectureship in Entrepreneurship and Innovation


Department of Management & Marketing,

 Cork University Business School,

iEd Hub, College of Medicine & Health 

Fixed term Whole-Time Post

(4 years)

This post is being recruited as part of UCC Futures- Future Medicines 

UCC Futures - Future Medicines combines a multidisciplinary team of renowned world leading scientists, engineers and clinician investigators at University College Cork and affiliated hospitals to deliver high-impact, transformational, next generation medicines and medical technologies.

It leverages the expertise and infrastructure across multiple Schools in UCC’s College of Medicine & Health, in addition to UCC Research Centres and Institutes including APC Microbiome Ireland and our flagship Tyndall National Institute.   This unique translational environment will become a magnet for small & medium enterprise and multi-national corporation investment in the region particularly across the biopharma, healthcare and medtech sectors. 

UCC Futures - Future Medicines is creating step-change advancements in earlier detection, faster prognosis and targeted treatments to reduce the global health burden and improve quality-of-life for patients with chronic conditions, such as cancer, cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, neurological, and inflammatory diseases.  

UCC wishes to appoint an academic to a new Lectureship in the Department of Management & Marketing, Cork University Business School (CUBS) related to the iEd Hub. We are seeking to appoint a Lecturer to enhance teaching and research efforts in Entrepreneurship and/or Innovation, with a particular interest on start-up company activity in the Life Sciences sector. 

Applications for this Lectureship are invited from those with research and teaching interests and experience in the domains of entrepreneurship and/or innovation. The lecturer will be expected to develop a research programme in a relevant area that is in line with the iEd Hub, the school’s research areas and the future needs of industry. The appointed candidate will have demonstrated potential for teaching and training. S/he will work within a team tasked with the development of a suite of programmes within a defined-time period, and delivery of these programmes, contributing significantly to the iEd Hub goal of developing a suite of novel programmes in association with industry partners in the life science sector.

This lecturer post is directly connected to and funded through Pillar 3 (Innovation and Agility) of the Human Capital Initiative (HCI). The iEd Hub is an HCI-funded project which is delivered by a consortium led by University College Cork and includes Munster Technological University and multiple enterprise partners in the Life Science/Medtech sector. The consortium is developing a novel, agile educational platform to produce next generation graduates for the Health & Life Science industry sector in Ireland. This programme supports the development of Pharma and Health Tech industries and strengthen their partnership with the University, MTU and the Health Service. 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 member of PRME, CUBS is in the top 5% of business schools globally. 

We are committed to providing a dynamic and supportive learning, teaching and research environment, which recognises the diverse backgrounds and interests of both students and staff. Faculty are increasingly recognised at a national and international level for the quality of their research as evidenced by publications in the leading international journals, holding of editorial roles, membership of editorial advisory boards, and funding awards. 

Informal enquiries can be made in confidence to the Head of the Department of Management & Marketing, Professor Anthony McDonnell or the Head of the iEd Hub, Professor Mark Tangney 

Appointment may be made on the Lecturer Salary Scale (above the bar): €71,178 - €92,180 (Scale B) / €67,721 - €87,570 (Scale A). 

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 Thursday, 16th March 2023.

No late applications will be accepted.

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.

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.

Job details

Lectureship in Entrepreneurship and Innovation
College Road Cork, Ireland
Application deadline
2023-03-16 23:59

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