Professorship of General Practice

University College Cork

UCC wishes to appoint an experienced academic to the role of Professor of General Practice.  In accordance with the University’s strategic objective as a research-led institution, the duties of all academic staff will include research, research-led teaching and contributions to the university, the discipline and the community. The academic staff member shall teach and examine, undertake administrative duties and carry out other duties appropriate to the post under the general direction of the Head of the School of Medicine.  

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.


For informal discussion regarding the post contact Professor Paula O’Leary, Head of School of Medicine, email: For more information on the Department of General Practice, see


Appointment may be made on the New Entrant Academic Consultant Salary Scale (Type C): €157,340 - €193,652 (6 point scale)

Salary placement on appointment will be in accordance with public sector pay policy.


Application Instructions: 

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 11th May 2021.

Cork, Co Cork, Ireland
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Location
On Site
Valid Through
10 May 2021
Posted On
12 Apr 2021

Organization Information

University College Cork

Originally founded in 1845 as "Queen's College Cork", UCC is one of Ireland's oldest institutions of higher learning. Ranked in the top 2% of universities worldwide, UCC was named as Ireland’s Sunday Times University of the Year in 2016, and again in 2017. UCC’s student body of some 20,000 includes over 2,800 students from 100 countries across all continents. We employ 2,700
professionals. Over one third of our academic staff has come from overseas.