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Professor of Law (Children's Rights)
University College Cork

Date Posted May 11, 2021
Title Professor of Law (Children's Rights)
University University College Cork
Cork, Ireland
Department School of Law
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professor
  • Family/Juvenile/Child Law
    Law - General
Professor of Law
(Children’s Rights)
School of Law

Permanent Part-time Post (0.2 FTE)

UCC wishes to appoint a part-time Professor (0.2FTE) with an established international profile of scholarly achievement and global impact in Children’s Rights including Child Participation, with immediate commencement. Reporting to the Dean of the School of Law, the post-holder must demonstrate research leadership at an international level, have an outstanding record of research output in the area of Children’s Rights and Child Participation and have an excellent track record in grant capture. The Professor will build on UCC’s strengths in this area including through engagement with the School of Law’s Centre for Children’s Rights and Family Law, ISS21 and other cross-disciplinary clusters as appropriate in order to strengthen the University’s capacity and profile in this area.

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 Ursula Kilkelly, Head of College of Business and Law Email: Further information on the School of Law 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 Professor Salary Scale: pro-rata €120,274 - €154,507 (Scale B)/ €114,392 - €146,781 (Scale A)
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, quoting the job-title.

Candidates should apply, in confidence, before 12 noon (Irish Local Time) on Thursday 20th May 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

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