Welcome to AIT's staff vacancies page. Please check regularly for updates and information on job opportunities. AIT is an equal opportunities employer.


Current Vacancies

AIT Sportsco

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AIT Sportsco (a wholly owned subsidiary of Athlone Institute of Technology) is an emerging centre of excellence in providing a holistic approach to sport, fitness and sport science amongst students, staff, national governing bodies of sport, sports clubs, teams, businesses and the wider community.  AIT Sportsco is further expanding its extensive sporting facilities this September with the opening of a new gym , group exercise studio, indoor cycling studio, high performance training area and additional changing room facilities.

AIT Sportsco is currently recruiting for the following positions:


Application by cover letter and curriculum vitae should be made to:

Paul Coburn, Commercial Manager, AIT Sportsco, Athlone Institute of Technology, Dublin Road, Athlone, Co. Westmeath. 


Closing date for receipt of completed applications: 1pm Friday 24 July 2015 


East China Institute of Technology


East China Institute of Technology (ECIT) was founded in 1956 in Taiyuan City, Shanxi Province, China and is an approved university by Ministry of Higher Education, China. ECIT is a comprehensive university with 23 departments and 1,500 professors, associate professors and instructors. The Institute offers over 50 undergraduate and 13 graduate programmes in the following fields: Earth Science, Hydrology, Surveying, Civil Engineering, Material Science, Water Resource Management, Environmental Science, Computer Science, Software Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Applied Chemistry, Life Science, Economics, Business Management, Law, Chinese and Foreign Languages Study, Arts, Mathematics, Physics, etc. There are more than 20,000 students studying at ECIT.  ECIT has three campuses: two in Fuzhou and one in Nanchang, the capital city of Jiangxi Province.  The position is based at the Nanchang campus.

AIT is currently recruiting for the position of Assistant Lecturer - Mechanical Engineering to be based at AIT's partner university ECIT on their Nanchang campus.

Appication for this position is via the e-recruitment process.

Closing date for receipt of the completed application forms: 1pm Friday 31 July 2015


How to Apply Online for Positions at AIT

Click here to log-on to E-Recruitment

Click here for postgraduate research opportunities

The online process will take you through a number of screens. We would suggest that you print off this page and make sure you have any supporting documentation ready for reference.

When you click on the “Current Vacancies” link on our e-recruitment web page this will take you to our list of vacancies. If you wish to apply for a vacancy listed then simply click on the “Apply” button and this will bring you to our registration page. Details on how to register and to apply on-line are given below. Please read carefully.

1.  Registering and creating a new user account.

Before commencing the online application process, you must register and create a new user account. To do this you require an email address (you will receive an acknowledgement of your application to this address). You are also required to create a password (of your own choice), to use with this email address when you log on to our recruitment website. You should take note of the email address and password as you will require both of these to log on to our recruitment website in the future, should you wish to apply for other vacancies.

Should you forget your password after registration you should click on “forgotten password?” and a new password will be emailed to your address.

2.  Applying for a Job

If you wish to apply for a job simply click on “apply” on the right hand side of that particular post. Please note: If you wish to view the Job Specification click on the link “Job Spec” to that particular job vacancy and print off prior to applying for the position.

3.  Mandatory Fields

There are a number of mandatory fields which you must complete in full to ensure that you make a complete application, you will not be allowed to proceed to the next section if any of these fields have been omitted and the system will prompt you to complete the relevant fields.

4.  Higher Education

When completing this section if the awarding body or qualification is not listed select “Awarding Body other” or “Qualification Other” and type the name into the next field. The Institute may request copies of any academic transcripts and/or verify the authenticity of your qualifications with the academic institution/awarding body listed in your application.

5.  Reference Details

This section is mandatory. Your must provide the names and contact details of 3 referees.

6.  Submitting your application

To complete the on-line application process you must read the terms and tick the check box to confirm that you accept them, and then click on “submit”. You will receive the following message

‘Thank you for your application for the vacancy of “RECRUITMENT_ID”, “DESCRIPTION”. This application is currently being processed and our Recruitment Officer will be in touch in due course.

Kind regards

Human Resources DepartmentAthlone Institute of Technology’

7.  Closing dates and times

The closing dates and times are as outlined in the Job Specification document. If you are applying for a post on the date it is closing it is extremely important that you also take note of the time of closing. Your application will not be accepted if you apply after the closing date and time.

8.  Equal Opportunities

Athlone Institute of Technology is an equal opportunities employer and does not discriminate against individuals.

If you require assistance please contact Louise Doherty at (090) 6483015 or email  

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