Senior Lectureship in Mathematical Sciences
University College Cork College of Science, Engineering and Food Science

Senior Lectureship, School of Mathematical Sciences, College of Science, Engineering and Food Science

Permanent Whole-time Post

UCC wishes to appoint a permanent Senior Lecturer within the School of Mathematical Sciences. This position will play an important role in the development of statistical science and related disciplines in the School, including supporting its responsibilities for delivery of the core technical syllabus of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries and associated programme accreditation.

Applicants should hold a PhD or equivalent qualification in Statistics, or closely related Data Analytic area such as Actuarial Science, Biostatistics, Statistical Finance, or Statistical/Machine Learning, and have a track record of independent research of international standing. Reporting to the Head of School of Mathematical Sciences, appointees will have relevant teaching and collaborative experience enabling them to provide leadership in development and delivery of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. Appointees are expected to develop the research profile of Statistics and to collaborate with colleagues to build external partnerships in order to obtain funding for support of PhD students. Practical commitment to internationalization in teaching and research activities is essential.

The School is seeking to enhance its research collaborations with the leading research institutes and centres in UCC including, the Insight Centre for Data Analytics, the Environmental Research Institute, MaREI Centre for Marine and Renewable Energy Ireland, APC Microbiome Ireland, Tyndall National Institute. The opportunity for someone with the right skills to engage in exciting data driven scientific collaborations is enormous.

George Boole, credited with laying the mathematical foundations for the Information Age, is UCCs most famous scholar and its first Professor of Mathematics. The School of Mathematical Sciences (, has 25 permanent academic staff FTEs including Chairs in Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, and Statistics. The School has research linkage across campus including Medicine and Health. There is also academic collaboration with the School of Computer Science and the INSIGHT Center for Data Analytics (

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, 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 Professor Kevin Hayes, Head of School of Mathematical Sciences, Email For further information on the School of Mathematical Sciences please visit

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 at and initiatives at 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 Senior Lecturer Salary Scale: €71,047 – €99,564 (Scale B) / €68,639 - €94,718 (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 Tuesday 15th June 2021.

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 : Professor Kevin Hayes Contact Email :

Job ID : 046131

Contact Number :

Close Date : 15-Jun-2021 12:00

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