Careers in Astronomy

A career in astronomy and astrophysics can be a challenging, rewarding experience.  Our members across the island of Ireland are engaged in a variety of research and education services, as well as astronomy outreach and public engagement.  If you’re interested in advancing a career in astronomy, check out the links below.  If you have a job posting you would like us to share here or on social media, contact the communications officers via our contact form.  Please note that the sections below contain links to external websites, the content of which ASI is not responsible for.

Current Vacancies

In this section you will find a number of Irish Astronomy/Astrophysics related positions that are currently open

Lecturer / Assistant Professor – Department of Experimental Physics at Maynooth University

Maynooth University are seeking an excellent academic to join our staff as Assistant Professor / Lecturer in Experimental Physics with expertise in Observational Astronomy (especially related to Star or Planet formation). Closing Date: 23:30hrs (local Irish time) on Sunday, 26th June 2022. Check out the link to the HR portal below for more information and search for the reference 015961. https://www.maynoothuniversity.ie/human-resources/vacancies

Professor A – Astrophysics or Cosmology at Maynooth University

Maynooth University is seeking to appoint an outstanding academic as Professor in Observational Astrophysics or Cosmology. Closing Date: 23:30hrs (local Irish time) on Sunday 3 July 2022 Check out the link to the HR portal below for more information and search for the reference 014741.https://www.maynoothuniversity.ie/human-resources/vacancies

Lecturer Above the Bar in Astronomy at NUI Galway

Applications are invited for an appointment as Lecturer above the bar in Astronomy at NUI Galway. Closing Date: 17:00hrs (Irish time) on Thursday 7 July 2022 Check out the link to the HR portal below for more information and search for the reference 009528 https://www.nuigalway.ie/about-us/jobs/

Academic Careers Listing Websites

Here is a list of websites which host academic job opportunities.  

Postdoctoral Research Grants

At the following link you can find a (non-exhaustive) list of postdoctoral research grant opportunities.  This list was created and maintained by Dr. Sophie Murray of DIAS.  If you have any information to update this funding call, please let us know using our contact form.

Link to Grant Opportunity list.

Image (left) from CUNY (cc)

Unions, Representative Bodies and Advocacy Groups

Astronomers in Ireland can join a number of different bodies which will represent them or advocate on their behalf depending on career stage and employer.

IFUT (Irish Federation of University Teachers): Trade Union which represents Professors, Lecturers and Researchers in a number of universities and research establishments around the country.

TUI (Teachers Union of Ireland): Trade Union which represents Professors, Lecturers and Researchers in the Technological Universities/Institutes of Technology, as well as a variety of 2nd level and Further Education members.

USI (Union of Students in Ireland): Student Representative body which represents undergraduate and postgraduate students and campaigns on their behalf.

IRSA (Irish Research Staff Association): An advocacy group which campaigns on behalf of researchers at a national and international level.

Irish Precarity Network: A campaign group opposed to ongoing short-term contracts and hourly paid work in academia.

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