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ICON Professor of Business Analytics

Applicants are invited for a permanent appointment as ICON Professor of Business Analytics.

ICON Professor of Business Analytics,

Applicants are invited for a permanent appointment as ICON Professor of Business Analytics. This position has been funded as a result of a leadership donation from ICON plc which will further enhance the international reputation and reach of the UCD Centre for Business Analytics in the School of Business. This commitment includes the funding of two further academic positions and a number of PhD scholarships in Business Analytics at UCD.

The appointee will become a member of the MIS Subject Area within the UCD School of Business and will be expected to actively lead the development of the School’s profile in teaching, research and innovation in Business Analytics.

The successful applicant will offer leadership in the following areas:


  • Research: The MIS Subject Area places strong emphasis on research leading to publication in highly-regarded international, peer-reviewed, academic journals, and in leading debates in the field of Business Analytics in the academic and public space.

  • Teaching and Learning: MIS is a major contributor to the Business School’s undergraduate, postgraduate and executive education programmes. This includes BComm, MBA, PhD programmes and the MSc in Business Analytics.

  • Strategic Planning: i.e. In conjunction with Management, support the formulation and implementation of policies to develop the academic and strategic potential of the School.

  • Administration: i.e. Administrative & managerial duties as appropriate to the role.

  • 2013 (2010) Prof. C Scale: €106,516 - €136,276 per annum

    2013 (2011) Prof. C Scale: €96,064 - €122,848 per annum *
    * Subject to all new entrants to public sector as of 01 January 2011

    Appointment will be made on scale and in accordance with the Department of Finance guidelines

    Closing Date: 23.30hrs* on 31 January 2014 (GMT)

    For further information and applications please see the UCD HR site, ref 006200