Hamilton Professor of Electronic Engineering & Hamilton Professor of Computer Science, Applied Mathematics or Statistics

Ref: 7166 & 7167

Maynooth University

Maynooth, Ireland

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Chris McCann

Research Associate

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e: chris.mccann@perrettlaver.com

Primary Practice Group: Higher Education and Research

Salary & Benefits: Professor A : €134,286 – €169,770 p.a. / Professor B : €97,259 – €130,000 p.a. (6 point scales)

Closing Date: 03/05/2024

Maynooth University seeks outstanding academics to join our staff as Professor of Electronic Engineering and Professor of Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, or Statistics in the Hamilton Institute. The persons appointed will have an excellent record in research, scholarship and publication, in teaching and educational innovation, and in academic leadership. They will be expected to make a strong contribution to the teaching, research and profile of the university, and to provide ongoing leadership for the discipline.
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.
Applications will be welcomed from outstanding researchers with a background in any area of Electronic Engineering, Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, Statistics or a cognate discipline, including those with a track record of high achievement in areas related to the following:

  • Applied probability
  • Applied statistics
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Computer vision
  • Control theory
  • Cybersecurity and privacy
  • Cyber-physical systems
  • Data analytics
  • Dependable software
  • DNA/molecular computing
  • High performance mobile communications
  • Information theory
  • Internet of things
  • Machine learning
  • Mathematical or systems biology
  • Optimisation
  • Photonics
  • Quantum computing and communications
  • Robotics
  • Signal processing
  • Statistical learning
  • Wireless communications

Successful candidates who are appointed in research areas that align with those of the SFI I-Form Centre (www.i-form.ie) will be appointed, in addition to the professorial post, as a funded or principal investigator and thus can leverage significant extra research funding. Such an additional appointment will be made at the discretion of the I-Form executive committee subsequent to an offer being made. 
Professor A :  €134,286 – €169,770 p.a. (6 points)
Professor B :  €97,259 – €130,000 p.a. (6 points)
Appointments will be made in accordance with public sector pay provisions. 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.

For the role of Hamilton Professor of Electronic Engineering, enquiries can be made to Chris McCann on Chris.McCann@perrettlaver.com and for the role of Hamilton Professor of Computer Science, Applied Mathematics or Statistics equiries can be made directly to Claire Anderson on Claire.Anderson@perrettlaver.com.

Applications should consist of a full curriculum vitae detailing academic and professional qualifications and experience, full employment history showing the more significant positions, responsibilities held and relevant achievements. CVs should be accompanied by a covering letter describing briefly how candidates meet the criteria outlined in the person specification, why the appointment is of interest and what they believe they can bring to the role.

 The closing date for applications will be Friday 3rd May 2024 for both positions.

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