Vacancies in the School of Computer Science

Academic Job Opportunities in Computer Science – Deadline July 31st, 2023

  • Cybersecurity, particularly Secure DevOps;

  • Artificial Intelligence, including AI Safety;

  • Game Development;

  • Quantum Computing.

The University of Galway seeks to recruit excellent candidates for 3 new academic posts at Lecturer level in the School of Computer Science. This consists of 2 full-time permanent posts, and 1 specific purpose post with a planned duration of 3 years.   

For these vacancies, the School of Computer Science strongly encourages applications from female candidates and members of under-represented groups. The School welcomes applicants with national and international backgrounds. The School and the University of Galway are committed to the promotion of equality of opportunity and to creating and sustaining an environment that values and celebrates the diversity of our staff and student body. 

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The University of Galway, which was founded in 1845, is a publicly funded research-led university and is counted among the Top 300 universities in the world, positioned in the top 2% in QS global rankings. In the 2022 Times Higher Education world university rankings by subject, Computer Science at the University of Galway is ranked joint first in Ireland. The University of Galway holds a strong international reputation in Computer Science research and in translating this research into well-recognised teaching programmes. 

Academics in the School of Computer Science have a strong track record of research in topics including artificial intelligence; machine learning; data visualisation; data science; natural language processing; system modelling and simulation; games and digital media; cybersecurity; software engineering; and networking. The School also includes members of the Data Science Institute (DSI) and the associated Insight SFI Centre for Data Analytics, which has a strong international reputation in data analytics.