Lectureship in Transportation Engineering

University College Cork - School of Engineering

Permanent Whole-Time Post

UCC wishes to appoint a Lecturer in Transportation Engineering. Reporting to the Head of the School of Engineering, the successful candidate will undertake research and teaching in transportation engineering with particular applications in: energy in transportation; decarbonisation of transport; biofuels; optimisation of transport systems; traffic analysis and highway design.

Applicants should have relevant degrees to doctorate level in Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering, Energy Engineering or cognate areas and an appropriate track record of research and publications in areas relevant to Transport Engineering. They should also have relevant experience and/or a demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching. Industry experience, including research links would be an advantage. A track record in securing funding for, and participating in, national and international research projects would be an advantage. In addition to teaching Transportation Engineering and related areas, the successful candidate will be required to undertake research and generate research funding in key strategically important areas relevant to Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering and Energy Engineering; in the School of Engineering and in the MaREI Centre for Marine and Renewable Energy (www.marei.ie). The successful candidate will also be required to participate in appropriate administrative and/or leadership roles across the discipline, school and university.

Appointment will be made on the Lecturer below the Bar Salary Scale, €33,149 – €58,547 (Scale B); €34,972-€55,710 (Scale A). In all instances the successful appointment will be at the first point of the scale.

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 www.ucc.ie/hr/vacancies. 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. Jerry D Murphy, Professor of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering, email: jerry.murphy@ucc.ie For further information on Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering please visit https://www.ucc.ie/en/civileng/ For further information on Energy Engineering, please visit https://www.ucc.ie/en/energyeng/ and for further information on the School of Engineering, please visit www.soe.ucc.ie

Applications must be submitted online via the University College Cork vacancy portal. Queries relating to the online application process should be referred to recruitment@ucc.ie, quoting the job-title.

Candidates should apply, in confidence, before 12 noon (Irish Local Time) on Tuesday 8th May 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

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