Professor of International History (University of Cork)

UCC wishes to appoint a highly accomplished academic to the role of Professor (Scale 2) of International History.  Reporting to the Head of School, the Professor will provide teaching at all levels and research in the area of: International History, International Relations;
Transnational History; Global History or the foreign policies of one of the major powers or regional blocs.   

The candidate will be expected to play a major role in academic leadership in terms of teaching, research, administration and external income generation.  The candidate will be expected to assume leadership roles of various strategic initiatives planned by the School (in collaboration with other Schools) and UCC, and in due course to serve as Head of School.

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.

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

Appointment will be made on the Professor (Scale 2) Salary Scale: €97,346 - €113,887 (Scale B), €92,604 - €108,320 (Scale A).

Informal enquiries can be made in confidence to Professor David Ryan, Tel: +353 (0)21 490 2183, Email:  Further information on the Department is available at:

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, 23rd August 2018.

  • No late applications accepted
  • University College Cork is an Equal Opportunities Employer
  • Please note that an appointment to posts advertised will be dependent upon University approval, together with the terms of the employment control framework for the higher education sector.
Published on: 
6 Aug 2018