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Job Vacancy: AIB CHAIR OF SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS, Cork University Business School, University College Cork, Ireland

  • 1.  Job Vacancy: AIB CHAIR OF SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS, Cork University Business School, University College Cork, Ireland

    Posted 05-10-2021 15:23

    Cork University Business School (CUBS) is pleased to announce the establishment of the AIB Chair of Sustainable Business, made possible by the generous support of Allied Irish Banks PLC, to lead the School's efforts to prepare a next generation of leadership to galvanize business organizations to contribute towards mitigation of, and adaptation to, climate change.   

    The AIB Chair in Sustainable Business will be a global thought leader of international repute who will bring prestige not only to the school, but to AIB the funding organisation that is already a recognised leader in sustainability in the financial services sector in Ireland.  Candidates with a proven track record of research and teaching that focuses on climate change and business, as evidenced by a body of high quality publications and a record of achievement in research funding in any of the disciplines covered by the School are invited to apply.   

    An experienced leader, the Chair will have the capacity and experience to assemble and lead multi-disciplinary research and teaching teams. The Chair will mobilise and maximise the impact of the numerous faculty studying and teaching sustainable business across the School and will reach across the University to build new multi-disciplinary collaborations, particularly with academics in the Environmental Research Institute. The successful candidate will actively engage with  businesses and relevant networks to build on the University's leadership position in education and training for sustainability in industry and enterprise.  

    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 College Cork vacancy portal. The University, at its discretion, may undertake to make an additional appointment(s) from this competition following the conclusion of the process.

    For informal discussion regarding the post contact Dean of the Business School, Professor Thia Hennessy at thia.hennessy@ucc.ie. For more information on the Cork University Business School see our website. 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 and initiatives 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 Professor Salary Scale: €120,274 - €154,507 (Scale B) 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 recruitment@ucc.ie, quoting the job-title.

    Candidates should apply, in confidence, before 12 noon (Irish Local Time) on Tuesday 8th June 2021.

    No late applications will be accepted.

    Best wishes,




    Professor of Human Resource Management

    Head, Department of Management & Marketing

    Co-Director, Human Resource Research Centre (HRRC)

    Chair, Irish Academy of Management


    Department of Management and Marketing, Cork University Business School, O'Rahilly Building, University College Cork, College Road, Cork, Ireland, T12 K8AF.

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    Anthony McDonnell
    University College Cork