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.
We are seeking an academic with an outstanding record to join our staff as Professor of Theoretical Physics. Applications are welcome from candidates with research strengths in theoretical aspects of one or more of the following areas:
cosmology and astroparticle physics;
condensed matter, especially strongly correlated systems;
The person appointed will have an excellent record of teaching, research and publication and 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.
The ideal candidate will have:
An outstanding record of research and scholarship, reflected in an excellent publication profile;
An outstanding academic record as a university teacher and an educational innovator;
The capacity to offer strong academic leadership within the department and across the university;
Demonstrated management and administrative skills;
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
The ability to build effective relationships with a wide variety of internal and external colleagues.
Formally established as an autonomous university in 1997, but tracing its origins to the foundation of the Royal College of St Patrick in 1795, Maynooth University (National University of Ireland Maynooth) draws on a heritage of over 200 years’ commitment to education and scholarship. The last two decades have seen the University grow rapidly in scale, strength and stature. Maynooth University is ...today a university of international standing, renowned for the quality and value of its research and scholarship, for its dedication to excellent teaching, for providing an outstanding learning experience for its 11,000 students, and as a uniquely collegial environment in which to pursue scholarly work.
The American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT) is a partner in the AIP Career Network, a collection of online job sites for scientists, engineers, and computing
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IEEE Computer Society, and the Society of Physics Students (SPS) and Sigma Pi Sigma.