Lecturer Below the Bar in Biomedical Engineering, Fixed Term
National University of Ireland NUI Galway, Discipline of Biomedical Engineering

Lecturer Below the Bar in Biomedical Engineering, Fixed Term

Applications are invited for a fixed-term appointment as Lecturer in Biomedical Engineering at NUI Galway.


The new appointee will be required to contribute strongly to the teaching, undergraduate and postgraduate student supervision, and administration activities of the Discipline of Biomedical Engineering and the College. Primary teaching responsibilities may be in the areas of the fundamentals of biomedical engineering, materials engineering, engineering computing, and medical device design and development. Of particular importance will be contributions to the development of postgraduate taught programmes delivered by the Discipline of Biomedical Engineering.


The new appointee is also expected to initiate a new, or develop an existing, independent research programme in Biomedical Engineering, working with colleagues across the University, including the attraction of R&D funding and the dissemination of their work through peer-reviewed journals conferences and workshops. Candidates with research expertise in the areas of medical implant and device analysis and design, or cell and tissue mechanics and mechanobiology, would be particularly welcome.


Applicants will be expected to possess:
• A primary degree in biomedical engineering or a closely related discipline;
• Normally, a PhD in biomedical engineering or a closely related discipline;
• Experience in teaching/teaching support/laboratory supervision;
• An appropriate publication record and the capacity to develop a strong research programme in Biomedical Engineering;
• An ability to conduct teaching programme administration and management in a public service university environment;
• Excellent communication and teamwork skills, and an ability and commitment to develop collaborative relationships with other academic staff in the pursuit of teaching and research objectives in Biomedical Engineering;
• A strong commitment to working with the medical technology industry.
• A commitment to contribute directly to postgraduate taught programmes, including the development of new taught modules.


For informal discussion contact: Professor Peter McHugh, Email or telephone: +353 (0)91 493152.


Please see the following weblinks for additional information:



€37,979 p.a. to €58,944 p.a.


(This appointment will be made on the Lecturer Fixed Term scale in line with current Government pay policy).

(For pre 1995 public sector entrants in Ireland, the D class Salary rates will apply)


Closing date for receipt of applications is 17:00 (Irish Time) on December 14th, 2018. It will not be possible to consider applications received after the closing date.


Garda vetting will apply.


Appointments will be conditional on work authorisation validation.

Further details are available at https://dbei.gov.ie/en/


For more information and Application Form please see website: http://www.nuigalway.ie/about-us/jobs/

Applications should be submitted online.


Please note that appointment to posts advertised will be dependent upon University approval, together with the terms of the Employment Control Framework for the higher education sector.


National University of Ireland Galway is an equal opportunities employer.

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