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Senior Research Fellow, Electronic Engineering

Maynooth, Ireland
Closing date
7 Jan 2024

Department : Electronic Engineering
Vacancy ID : 026521
Closing Date : 07-Jan-2024

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.  

We are seeking a Research Fellow, the successful candidate will report to Principal Investigator (PI) Professor Gerry Lacey. They will work alongside PhD Students and will be expected to contribute to technology development, publishing in top-tier peer-reviewed journals and conferences and should demonstrate a commitment to protecting intellectual property with a view to it being deployed in a start-up company or via licence to an AgTech firm.  As a researcher, you will work collaboration with an interdisciplinary team of researchers from Agronomy, Biology, Robotics based in Ireland and the USA.  

You will coordinate the work of junior staff on the project (3 PhD students) and provide reports and presentations to project funders as required.  You will also be responsible for mentoring thesis students, as well as undertaking professional development activities to advance your own training and career prospects in consultation with the PI. 

Some occasional travel will also be required to present papers at conferences, visit collaborating organizations and attend team meetings.  


Senior Research Fellow (2023): €73,589 p.a.  (1 point - with increment)
Research Fellow (2023): €61,318 p.a. – €66,815 p.a. (4 points )  

Appointments will be made in accordance with public sector pay provisions.

Closing Date: 23:30hrs (local Irish time) on Sunday, 07th January 2024  

Please note all applications must be made via our Online Recruitment Portal at the following link:  

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.  

Maynooth University is an equal opportunities employer  

The position is subject to the Statutes of the University

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