Staff Scientist in Theory of GeSn Photonic Devices

IPIC @ Tyndall National Institute

Applications are invited for a senior postdoctoral researcher position in the Photonics Theory group to work on a project to investigate GeSn alloys and their consequences for optoelectronic devices. The position aims to investigate theoretically the potential to optimise GeSn photonic devices to deliver room temperature.



Postdoc in Photonic Integration

IPIC @ Tyndall National Institute

A postdoctoral researcher position is available in Photonics Centre at Tyndall to work within the Irish Photonic Integration Centre (IPIC) on the development of photonic devices based on InP based materials and their integration with silicon photonics platforms. A key focus of the research will be the integration of III-V active devices onto silicon photonics based platforms using Micro-Transfer Printing (MTP).


Sparkle – Training Europe’s Future Photonics Research Leaders

Sparkle is an innovative Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions training and career development programme that offers 27 x two-year fellowships between Dec 2019 and Feb 2021.

Fellows will be based in Ireland at one of the following  Tyndall National Institute, University College Cork, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin City University, National University of Ireland Galway or Cork Institute of Technology

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Summer Undergraduate Bursary Programme

IPIC @ Tyndall National Institute

Applications are open for the Summer Undergraduate Bursary Programme 2020, a fully immersive 10-week research project with IPIC and Tyndall’s world-leading research teams.







IPIC and Tyndall Institute are offering a generous, competitive bursary for undergraduate students in physics, mathematics and engineering looking to gain insight into a research environment. This bursary provides the opportunity to work with our world-class research teams in an immersive research experience. Interns will undertake a 10-week research project complemented by a workshop series in which students will learn about communication skills and research commercialisation among others.


IPIC and Tyndall Institute will provide 20 bursaries for their 2020 programme.

To apply for this programme please download the application form and return with your CV and cover letter to Caitriona Tyndall (


Feedback from previous participants:

  • ‘The programme has proved an invaluable and extremely enjoyable experience for me, one which I would recommend to anyone seriously interested in a research career in the future.’


  • ‘Spending time in Tyndall has always given me more perspective and understanding as to what a research career means.’


  • ‘This programme has given me a greater insight into a research career. I now have a better idea of what it takes to successfully pursue one.


Summer Undergraduate Bursary Programme 2020 Application Form

Summer Undergraduate Bursary Programme 2020 FAQ


PIADS Centre for Doctoral Training PhD Studentships

IPIC @ Tyndall National Institute

We have 5 prestigious PIADS PhD positions available that will commence in September 2020. Students will join a vibrant and well-established Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) hosted by IPIC (the Irish Photonics Integration Centre) in the Republic of Ireland (ROI), and in partnership with Queens University Belfast and the University of Glasgow.

Principal / Senior Research Scientist

IPIC @ Tyndall National Institute

As Tyndall’s Principal / Senior Scientist for Heterogeneous Integration of III-V and Silicon Photonics you will drive a cutting-edge research programme that will address some of the outstanding challenges in photonic-electronic integration in order to deliver new technology solutions for applications ranging from smart medical devices to advanced communication systems.

Researcher – Photonic devices

IPIC @ Tyndall National Institute

Tyndall National Institute at University College, Cork invites applications for positions of postdoctoral researcher in photonic devices. The successful candidate will join the Photonics Centre at Tyndall to work within the Irish Photonic Integration Centre (IPIC) on the development of photonic devices based on InP and GaAs for use in sensing applications.

Postdoc position on photonic quantum technologies with controlled site-con

IPIC @ Tyndall National Institute

The Epitaxy and Physics of Nanostructures (EPN) group led by Emanuele Pelucchi at Tyndall National Institute and University College Cork fund a Postdoc position on “Photonic quantum technologies with controlled site-controlled quantum dots“.

Postdoc Researcher-High speed components & Photonic Integrated Circuits

IPIC @ Tyndall National Institute

The Tyndall National Institute at University College Cork invite applications for a postdoctoral position aimed at the research and development of high speed components (modulators, lasers and detectors) and Photonic Integrated Circuits (PICs) for a new generation of communication systems.

Principal Scientist

IPIC @ Tyndall National Institute

Reporting to the Head of Biophotonics, the position of Principal Scientist will be expected to provide a supporting leadership role in the expansive research programme and in the supervision and management of the Biophotonics@Tyndall group at IPIC.