TCD Professor Awarded Engineering Lectureship from Science Foundation Ireland
Posted on: 25 February 2008
Professor John Fitzpatrick, Head of the
Funding of €5.5 million for the new engineering posts across Higher Education Institutes in Ireland was announced on the February 11 last by, Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment , Micheál Martin announced investment.
The SFI Engineering Professorship and Lectureship Programme aims to increase the number of world-class, research active professors and lecturers in engineering disciplines in Irish Higher Education Institutes (HEIs), to allow more flexible recruiting by HEIs of key research personnel at junior and senior levels. A total of 24 Lectureship and 11 Professorship posts will be funded through the programme over the next three years which may be held for up to five years.