Professor & Executive Vice Dean

Updated: 2 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 08 Jan 2023

The Role

Maynooth International Engineering College (MIEC) is a joint college established by Maynooth University (MU) and Fuzhou University (FZU) in Fujian Province, China.  We are seeking an established academic to join our experienced transnational education team as Executive Vice-Dean to manage the MIEC jointly with their FZU counterpart.

The MIEC is an integral part of Maynooth University’s internationalisation strategy, and our goal is to build on the experience gained through decades of engagement in China to enhance the quality and diversity of the MU educational experience both locally and internationally.

The MIEC currently offers four MU undergraduate programmes in computer science and electronic engineering (BSc in Computer Science and Software Engineering, BSc in Robotics and Intelligent Devices, BSc in Multimedia, Mobile and Web Development, BE in Electronic Engineering).  With an annual intake of 300 students per year since its launch in 2019, the College is now at its maximum capacity of approximately 1,200 students.

Successful candidates will be required to spend time in Maynooth University and also in in Fuzhou University (FZU) in Fuzhou, China for a number of months each year.  The person appointed will be expected to provide leadership in continuing the success of the initiative by ensuring the quality of the academic programmes being offered, managing and strengthening the administrative relationship with FZU, and developing research links between MU, FZU, and the broader Fujian region.  The successful applicant will ideally have a background in the disciplines of either computer science or electronic engineering and will have experience in the management of international programmes or transnational education.

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. Professors will be expected to provide significant intellectual leadership through a demonstrated commitment to both education and research and to contribute to the effective leadership and management of the MIEC and of MU.

Professor A - 2022 Salary Scale :                              €129,707 - €157,611 p.a. (6 points)

Professor B - 2022 Salary Scale :                               €93,943 – €125,568 p.a. (6 points)

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

Closing Date:

23:30hrs (local Irish time) on Sunday, January 8th 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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