Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) Stokes Lectureship in Computer Science

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Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) Stokes Lectureship in Computer Science

Applications are invited for a Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) Stokes Lectureship in Computer Science for which funding has been received from Science Foundation Ireland under the Stokes Lectureship Programme. Candidates are sought who can strengthen our existing research groups in one or more of the following areas:

    * complex systems;

    * computer networking and systems;

    * constraint programming and artificial intelligence;

    * high performance and distributed computing;

    * real-time programming languages;

    * the interface between mathematics and computer science.

Candidates whose interests span more than one of these areas are particularly welcome. Candidates with the potential to interact with bioscience, environmental, micro / nanoelectronic, photonic and / or microsystems research are also particularly welcome.

University College Cork (UCC) has received funding under the Stokes Lectureship Programme, subject to SFI approval of the specific candidate. Funding for this position is available for five years, subject to SFI terms and conditions, including satisfactory annual progress reports. Furthermore, the College of Science, Engineering & Food Science, with the full support of the University Management Group, is committed to making available staff positions against all of the Lecturer posts approved for UCC by SFI through the Stokes Lectureship Programme. These posts, which will be advertised for open competition, will be suitable for and available to the Stokes appointees to apply for within the period of the SFI funding.

Candidates are expected to have a proven record of internationally recognised research accomplishments and to have at least two years of independent research experience beyond the PhD or equivalent. The successful candidate will be required to apply for an SFI Principal Investigator award (or equivalent) to fund their research activities within 18 months of their appointment or start date. Candidates holding permanent posts in any Irish Higher Education Institution are ineligible to apply. The appointment must be made by the 07th November 2008.

For informal discussion, please contact:

Professor Eugene Freuder, Department of Computer Science, 

Tel: +353 21 4255401 / Email:   / Website:

Appointment will be made within the following salary scales depending on qualifications and experience. Salary scales [new entrants]: €36,500 - €59,293 Bar €64,974 - €85,592. As this is an SFI funded post, the salary arrangements would be required to operate within the annual SFI standard budget.

Closing date: Friday, 02nd May 2008

Application forms must be completed, and are available, by clicking here  or from

Department of Human Resources, University College Cork, Ireland.

 Tel: + 353 21 4903073 / Email: / Fax + 353 21 4276995

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