AP/Lecturer in Sports Science

Updated: 3 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 18 Jun 2023

The Role

Maynooth University is committed to a strategy in which the primary University goals of excellent research and scholarship and outstanding education are interlinked and equally valued.

Maynooth University is now undertaking a major expansion in the area of sports and exercise science to include additional undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, and strengthening our research activities in the general thematic area of health. Our focus is on the health-related aspects of exercise and sports, particularly human health and well-being, rehabilitation, and healthy aging.

We are seeking an excellent academic to join our staff as an Assistant Professor / Lecturer in the area of sport and exercise science – with particularly interest for those with expertise in exercise physiology and experience teaching physiological measurements related to cardiovascular and respiratory physiology. However, all areas of exercise science are welcome. This post is primarily a teaching post, but we support and encourage applicants to engage in research while in the role.

The person appointed will have a proven record of teaching, research and publication, appropriate to career stage. They 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.


Assistant Professor / Lecturer (2023):         €59,370 – €94,015 p.a. (7 points)

Assistant Lecturer (2023) :                           €37,909 - €66,012 p.a. (14 points)

Appointments will be made in accordance with public sector pay provisions.

Closing Date:

23:30hrs (local Irish time) on  Sunday, 18th June 2023.

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.

Maynooth University is an equal opportunities employer

The position is subject to the Statutes of the University

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