The university runs an annual Professorial Call, in which members of staff can apply to be considered for the title of Professor or Associate Professor. The Professorial Conferment Committee (PCC) has responsibility for recommending to Academic Board the names of individuals who are to be conferred with Professorships and Associate Professorships.

When a call for applications is made, the PCC welcomes applications from any member of staff who feels that he or she meets the eligibility criteria as set out in the Conferment Guidelines.

Applications should be submitted to before the deadline of noon on Friday 15th March 2019. Applications received after this deadline cannot be considered.

A guide to Frequently Asked Questions can be found here. However, if you have any further questions about the process, please contact the PCC secretary Cathal Rogers (


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