Job offer in Ireland Senior Post-Doctoral Researcher – 2 Positions at University College Cork

School: Cork University Business School
College: College of Business and Law
Contract Type: Fixed Term Whole-Time

Position Summary

The FINTECHNEXT team consists of over a dozen multi-disciplinary researchers with backgrounds in multiple disciplines including Information Systems, Finance and Computer Science. The researchers work with four internationally renowned Professors from Cork University Business School and the Boole Centre for Research in Informatics (Professor Joe Feller, Professor Philip O’Reilly, Professor John Morrison and Professor Mark Hutchinson) and a world leading financial services organisation, Fexco. The research team have a track record of publishing in world leading journals (ABS ranking, FT50 and Senior IS scholar basket of eight.

The FINTECHNEXT’s project is focussed on undertaking collaborative research on technological innovation in financial services that will have significant impact on the economy and society through:

  • Advancing scientific knowledge through creation and discovery and
  • Facilitating the development of highly innovative new products and services for commercialisation.

The project is researching next generation technologies in the financial services sector, towards delivering a FinTech toolset that both (1) informs excellence in science and (2) drives commercialisation efforts.

FINTECHNEXT output is in two forms:

  • Scientific outputs in world leading journals, enabling knowledge dissemination and
  • Highly innovative IP for commercialisation, enabling job creation and having societal impact.

Post Duration: 12 months, with the possibility to extend for up to 36 months

Salary: €45,540 – €48,205 p.a. (IUA Salary Scale) 

Project: FINTECHNEXT: Next Generation Financial Services Technology

Job Description

University College Cork invites applications for a Senior Post-Doctoral Researcher with expertise in service design to join the growing and expanding FINTECHNEXT team. This role is an exceptional opportunity for you to be part of a cutting edge and innovative research project, incorporating academic and industry colleagues.

For full particulars on these posts please refer to:

For Informal Discussions on the role, please contact:

Name: Professor Philip O’Reilly

Title: Principal Investigator FINTECHNEXT

Email Address:

To Apply:

Applications (as a single PDF) should include a covering letter, a detailed CV and the names and contacts of TWO referees. Applications will be accepted until 5pm GMT 3rd July 2019.

Applications and informal queries, by email only, to Philip O’Reilly ( Please cite the unique position reference FINTECHNEXTSENIORPOSTDOCSERVICEDESIGN only in the subject of all emails related to the application.

CVs and handwritten forms will not be accepted. No late applications will be accepted.

Please note that an appointment to posts advertised will be dependent on University approval.


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