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Lecturer / Assistant Professor in Computer Science

Maynooth, Ireland
€39,784 - €97,572 p.a.
Closing date
23 Jun 2024

Department: Computer Science
Vacancy ID: 028481
Closing Date: 23-Jun-2024

The Role

Maynooth University is committed to a strategy in which the primary University goals of excellent research, scholarship and outstanding education are interlinked and equally valued.

As part of Maynooth University’s strategic development, the Department of Computer Science is seeking an excellent academic to join our staff as an Assistant Professor / Lecturer or Assistant Lecturer in Advanced Intelligent Systems. The person appointed will be a full faculty member, and as such will be expected to innovate in both research and teaching, to assist in the administration and mission of the Department, and to contribute to the wider research community.  

The appointed candidate will be an excellent researcher and lecturer with clear potential for research leadership and a proven record of teaching, research and publication, appropriate to career stage. They will be expected to make a strong contribution to the teaching programme of the Department and undertake teaching duties on the Department’s undergraduate and postgraduate programmes as well as the supervision of Masters and PhD students.

The appointee will be expected to build a strong research profile that supports the University’s research strategy, including affiliating to the Research Institutes, where appropriate, and working with colleagues on national and international research. The appointee will be expected to sustain and conduct research, engage in scholarship of quality and substance, and generate publications of international standard. They should have a strong commitment to research-led undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and a demonstrated capacity/potential to attract research funding and develop a world-class research programme. 

Applications are encouraged from candidates who will lead and collaborate on research areas which include, but are not limited to: 

  • Artificial Intelligence  
  • Explainable and Safe Software Systems 
  • Emerging Computer Science  


Assistant Professor / Lecturer (January 2024) €61,617 – €97,572 p.a. (7 points) 

Assistant Lecturer (January 2024): €39,784 – €68,510 p.a. (14 points) 

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

Closing Date:

23:30hrs (local Irish time) on Sunday, 23rd June 2024. 

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

Application Information

Applicants should provide the following information: 

  1. A comprehensive curriculum vitae, including a full list of publications.
  2. The names and contact details (i.e. addresses, e-mail, etc.) of three referees.
  3. A research plan summarising research to be carried out in the next three years and including sources of funding – max 2 pages.
  4. A teaching statement summarising teaching experience and approach – max 2 pages.

PLEASE NOTE: Candidates who do not submit this additional information may not be considered for shortlisting. Candidates should note that the interview process for this appointment will include the delivery of a presentation to the interview panel.

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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