If you are ready to take your research to the next level by growing and nurturing a research team of 2 to 10 staff and post graduate students, we can offer you that next career step. We have immediate opportunities for Senior and Principal Scientists across the following topics:
We are also open to talking to you about your other ideas for research themes in Micro & Nano Electronics and Photonics.
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Tyndall National Institute is a leading European research centre in integrated ICT (Information and Communications Technology) hardware and systems. Specialising in both electronics and photonics – materials, devices, circuits and systems – we are globally leading in our core research areas of:
Central to our mission is delivering economic impact through research excellence. We work with industry and academia to transform research into products in our core market areas of electronics, communications, energy, health, agri-food and the environment.
With a network of over 200 industry partners and customers worldwide, we are focused on delivering real impact from our excellent research.
As the national institute for photonics and micro/nanoelectronics and a research flagship of UCC, the institute employs 500 researchers, engineers and support staff, including 120 full-time graduate students.
Our institute hosts the only full Silicon CMOS, Micro-Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS) and III-V Semiconductor Wafer fabrication facilities and services in Ireland. We are experts at designing, miniaturising and prototyping products to drive connectivity.
At Tyndall, we deliver research and innovation in Europe with local and global impact. We have an outstanding track record of success in securing EU, national government and industry funding.
We are the lead institute for the Irish Photonics Integration Centre (IPIC) and European Space Agency (ESA)Space Solutions Centre Ireland. We host industry aligned research centres; Microelectronic Circuits Centre Ireland (MCCI); International Energy Research Centre (IERC); and the Centre for Future Networks and Communications (CONNECT). We also collaborate with other Higher Education Institutions and Industry including; the CONFIRM Centre for Smart Manufacturing and the recently launched Vista Milk for precision pasture-based dairying.
Tyndall is a constituent part of University College Cork (UCC). UCC is proud to be ranked in the top 2% of universities in the world, with a history of independent thinking stretching back over 170 years. Our international award winning university opened its gates to just 115 students in 1849. We now have a student population of over 21,000.
Tyndall offers a truly international collaborative working environment with over 52 nationalities represented. With this outlook come world-class expertise enabled by state of the art research facilities and equipment.
Our exciting Senior and Principal Scientist roles will be appointed within a salary range of circa €60,000 to €90,000 pa.
Initial appointments will be for a fixed 4 year period with the potential for progression to permanency based on research performance goals.
Our Research Leaders will be able to choose their level of teaching and supervision commitment for undergraduate and post graduate students. For outstanding academic researchers we will make joint appointments with University College Cork.
Whilst you will be expected to grow and nurture your own successful research group, you will be supported by a team of research colleagues including fellow experienced researchers, post-doctoral researchers and research assistants.
Relocation support of up to €7,000 will be provided.
Annual leave is 30 days with an additional 10 days for national holidays.
Tyndall is located in the heart of Cork City a place of great wit, culture and independence. Cork is a hub of culture and business whilst the county boasts some of the country’s most magnificent landscapes. It is the perfect place to live, work, learn and thrive!
Cork is extremely outward looking; we have always been engaged with the wider world through our proud maritime history. We’re open and accommodating and are delighted to welcome and embrace people choosing to make Cork their home. It’s a place where people quickly feel part of, make friends, connections and put down roots.
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