PROFESSOR - DIRECTOR OF CONNECT SFI RESEARCH CENTRE
Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin invites applications for the prestigious and exciting position of Director of CONNECT (connectcentre.ie). Established in 2015, CONNECT is a world-leading, Science Foundation Ireland Research Centre that brings together experts in telecommunications innovation and research from ten Irish academic institutions. It involves over 250 researchers, engages with over 40 industry partners and is the largest centre of its kind in Ireland. The successful candidate will lead its multi-institutional research programmes and ensure that it continues to deliver cutting-edge research and generate new technologies. As an academic professor the postholder will also drive the strategic direction and academic mission (research/innovation and teaching) of Communications and/or Future Networks in either the School of Engineering or the School of Computer Science and Statistics. Within the School structures, this means that the individual will hold a senior academic role within the discipline of Electronics and Electrical Engineering in the School of Engineering, or the discipline of Networks and Distributed Systems in the School of Computer Science and Statistics.
The successful candidate will be an internationally recognised scholar in research areas related to Communications and/or Future Networks. They will have experience in bringing together research across these and related areas and have an established track record of leadership/directorship within a multi-stakeholder research initiative.
Please visit the TCD Vacancy Portal https://jobs.tcd.ie and search for "Director of CONNECT" or download the brochure https://www.scss.tcd.ie/vacancies/director_of_connect.pdf