Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) Engineering Professorship in Terahertz Devices and Systems

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Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) Engineering Professorship in Terahertz Devices and Systems

College of Science , Engineering & Food Science

(Joint Appointment: Tyndall National Institute & Department of Microelectronic Engineering)

Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) has made awards to University College Cork (UCC) and Tyndall National Institute of  an SFI Professorship in the above field under the SFI Engineering Professorships and Lectureships Programme. Applications are now invited for this position.

The postholder will be expected to bring together research teams to undertake research of the highest international standard. The joint appointment is intended to foster the interaction between the Department of Microelectronic Engineering and Tyndall National Institute.

 The successful candidate will have significant experience of working at a senior level within an internationally leading research institute and/or an academic or industrial environment.  S/he will have a proven record of internationally recognised independent research accomplishments in the above field and evidence of successfully attracting substantial research funding.  The appointee will also have the ability to provide strategic vision and leadership in the development of their specialist fields.

The Professorship is a 5-year SFI-funded joint appointment at Tyndall National Institute and UCC, carrying a proleptic permanent post in the Department of Microelectronic Engineering within the College of Science, Engineering and Food Science at UCC. The successful candidate will be expected eventually to play a leading role in teaching, research and administration within the sponsoring department.

For informal inquiries or further details about the post, please contact Cass Fitzpatrick, Director/Executive Search Consultant, O’Malley InterSearch, 3 South Bank, Crosses Green, Cork.  Telephone 00353-21-4314760, Mobile 00353-86-8137446, or email

Salary Scale: [new entrants]: €111,286 - €143,193. Appointment will be made at a salary level appropriate to the experience of the candidate.

Closing date:   Friday, 22nd August 2008

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