Vice-President Research and Innovation

Ref: 6022

Maynooth University

Maynooth, Ireland

Role Managed by:

Claire Anderson

Senior Research Associate

Primary Practice Group: Higher Education and Research

Salary & Benefits: Competitive

Closing Date: 30/09/2022

Formal Interview Date: November

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Maynooth University is a dynamic, modern, and rapidly growing institution focused on science and engineering, humanities, and social sciences. The University’s unique collegial culture fosters an interdisciplinary approach to research and education, which its world-class academics bring to bear in tackling some of the most fundamental challenges facing society today while educating the leaders of tomorrow. Located in Ireland’s only university town, its distinctive features and character owe much to its unique history and heritage.

Maynooth University is now acknowledged to be one of the leading young universities in the world, ranked #1 in Ireland in the latest Times Higher Education (THE) ‘Young Universities’ list. As a research-intensive university, research and scholarship are fundamental to its mission: research contributes to the advancement of human knowledge and understanding, addresses major societal challenges, infuses teaching, and enthuses students. As the University enters its next stage of development, priority will be given to increased engagement with research partners, networks, and national and international stakeholders to identify the specific areas in which research can help to address global social and scientific challenges. The University will look to its strengths, but also to new areas to which it feels it can offer distinctive and important contributions and expertise to help advance our collective understanding in key areas.

The Vice-President Research and Innovation will be an accomplished leader, committed to the highest standards of research excellence, and will provide vision and leadership for the strategic development, administration, communication and implementation of research and innovation at Maynooth University. This is an exciting time to join Maynooth University and an opportunity to provide ambitious and visionary leadership to help deliver a sustainable and innovative university with global impact. 

For more information including how to apply please visit https://candidates.perrettlaver.com/vacancies/ quoting the reference 6022 or contact Claire Anderson (claire.anderson@perrettlaver.com). The closing date for applications will be Friday 30th September 2022.

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