Current openings and opportunities at the Dept. of Theoretical Physics


1.     Lecturer / Assistant Professor in Theoretical Quantum Physics (Permanent)

TP Job Spec Lecturer/Asst Professor
We are seeking an excellent academic to join the permanent staff in the Department of Theoretical Physics as an Assistant Professor / Lecturer in Theoretical Quantum Physics, interpreted broadly to include quantum computation, quantum information theory, quantum many-body systems, quantum field theory, and applications thereof to condensed matter and high-energy physics.

The person appointed will have a proven record of teaching, research and publication, appropriate to career stage. He/she will be expected to make a strong contribution to the teaching programme of the Department and undertake teaching duties on the Department’s undergraduate and postgraduate programmes as well as the supervision of Master’s and PhD students.

The appointee will be expected to build a strong research profile that supports the University’s research strategy, including affiliating to the Research Institutes, where appropriate, and working with colleagues on national and international research. The appointee will be expected to sustain and conduct research, engage in scholarship of quality and substance and generate publications of international standard. Application Instructions: 

Closing Date:

23:30hrs (local Irish time) on Sunday, 22 May 2022

Please note all applications must be made via our Online Recruitment Portal at the following link:

Applications must be submitted by the closing date and time specified above. Any applications which are still in progress at the closing time on the specified closing date will be cancelled automatically by the system.

Late applications will not be accepted.