Job in Theoretical Physics at Maynooth!

Just a short post passing on the information that we have a fixed-term job available in the Department of Theoretical Physics at Maynooth University. You can find the details here.

The position is for 5 months, starting in September 2019, and it to basically to provide teaching cover for Dr Jonivar Skullerud who will be on sabbatical for a Semester. I know it is a short appointment, but it seems to me that it would provide a good opportunity for an early-career academic, perhaps someone straight out of a PhD, to gain some teaching experience.

The deadline for applications is 23.30 on Sunday May 26th, i.e. about 4 weeks away, and you should apply through the jobs portal here.

If you’d like to know any more please feel free to contact me privately.

Oh, and please feel free to pass this on to anyone who may be interested!

2 Responses to “Job in Theoretical Physics at Maynooth!”

  1. It says: The person appointed will have a proven record of teaching, research and publication, appropriate to career stage. Well, straight out of a Ph.D. the appropriate amount of experience might be 0. My guess is that someone stumbling on the announcement with no teaching experience probably wouldn’t bother applying.

    • Most PhD students have teaching experience of some sort. And anyone with no teaching experience at all would be unlikely to be able to pick up the full lecturing load this job entails.

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