MAYNOOTH UNIVERSITY

Professor, Electronic Engineering

Location
Maynooth, Ireland
Posted
08 Oct 2020
End of advertisement period
10 Jan 2021
Ref
7381
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Department: Electronic Engineering
Vacancy ID: 007381
Closing Date:10-Jan-2021

The Role

Maynooth University seeks an outstanding academic to join our staff as Professor of Electronic Engineering, with a specialism in robotics and intelligent systems. The person appointed will have an excellent record in research, scholarship and publication, in teaching and educational innovation, and in academic leadership. She/he will be expected to make a strong contribution to the teaching, research and profile of the university, and to provide leadership in the area of robotics and intelligent systems.

Applications are welcomed from outstanding researchers with a track record of high achievement in robotics, mechatronics and/or related intelligent systems. In particular, the ideal candidate will assist the Department in its strategic objective to grow the area of robotics and intelligent devices, through funded research and continuing development of academic programmes.

Maynooth University is committed to a strategy in which the primary university goals of excellent research and scholarship and outstanding education are interlinked and equally valued. Professors will be expected to provide significant intellectual leadership, through a demonstrated commitment to both education and research, and also to contribute to the effective leadership and management of the department, the faculty and the university.

Salary

Professor A (Post 1995): €120,273 – €154,504 p.a. (6 points)
Professor B (Post 1995): €87,840 – €116,521 p.a. (6 points)

Appointments will be made in accordance with the Department of Finance pay guidelines.

The decision to appoint as Professor A or Professor B is made by the President based on the report of the Selection Panel and the experience and track record of the successful candidate. To be appointed at Professor A level, the successful candidate will have an excellent record of published work of international quality and demonstrated leadership in their field, will be an excellent teacher and academic innovator, and will normally have experience and demonstrated capacity in administrative as well as academic leadership.

Closing date: 23:30 hrs (local Irish time) on Sunday, 10th January 2021.

Applications must be submitted by the closing date and time specified below. Any applications which are still in progress at the closing time on the specified closing date will be cancelled automatically by the system.

A complete application requires the following to be submitted by the closing date:

  • Curriculum Vitae;
  • Cover letter;
  • A statement of plans for future research (5 pages max);
  • Reference details.

Applications must be submitted by the closing date and time specified above. Any applications which are still in progress at the closing time on the specified closing date will be cancelled automatically by the system.

Late applications will not be accepted.

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