Research and Innovation Manager
University College Cork

Research and Innovation Manager, College of Science, Engineering and Food Science

Specific Purpose Whole-time Post
(anticipated duration of 3 years)

UCC wishes to appoint to the role of Research & Innovation Manager within the College of Science, Engineering and Food Science. The College of Science, Engineering and Food Science, with approximately 500 academic and research staff, is a significant driver of research activity at University College Cork. With an emphasis on excellence in research outputs and impact and research led academic programmes, activity takes place across the nine academic units and the research centres and institutes that the College leads or plays a significant role in, including the Environmental Research Institute, the APC Microbiome Institute, and Tyndall National Institute. The College plays a significant role in the leadership and activity of a number of SFI research centres including MaREI, INSIGHT, AMBER, CONNECT, LERO and SSPC.

The College now wants to take its research activity to the next level by appointing a Research Manager into a senior role within the College management team. This is an exciting and pivotal role which will give the successful candidate an opportunity to shape and drive the research ambition of the College and play a vital role in the achievement of the University’s strategic objectives.

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 Sarah Culloty, Head of College of Science, Engineering and Food Science, email: For further information on the College, 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 Admin I (Grade 7) Salary Scale: €72,224 - €95,142 (Scale B) / €69,049 - €90,383(Scale A).

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 2nd November 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 : Prof Sarah culloty

Contact Email :

Job ID : 050111

Contact Number :

Close Date : 02-Nov-2021 12:00

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