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Lecturer in Biomedical Engineering (Computational Biomechanics), Full-Time, Specific Purpose Contract, Contract Type B

Applications are invited for the full-time, Specific Purpose Contract position of Lecturer in Biomedical Engineering (Computational Biomechanics), within the School of Engineering at University of Galway.

The new appointee will be required to make significant contributions to the teaching and research programmes in Biomedical Engineering at University of Galway. In terms of teaching, the appointee will be expected to contribute strongly to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching programmes, student project supervision, and administration activities of the Discipline of Biomedical Engineering, the School of Engineering, and the College of Science and Engineering. Primary teaching responsibilities may be in the areas of finite element methods, fluid-structure-interaction modelling, engineering computing and machine learning. In addition to development and delivery of taught modules in our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, the supervision and mentorship of Masters level student projects is a key component of the role.

It is expected that the appointee will develop an outstanding research programme in Biomedical Engineering, working with colleagues across the University's academic disciplines and research institutes. Applicants should have a strong research track-record in biomedical engineering or a related discipline, including, but not limited to, the following areas: computational biomechanics and finite element simulation; medical device design; mechanical behaviour of biomaterials. The new appointee will be expected to attract R&D funding from national and international funding sources, and to apply for major funding awards such as SFI investigators programmes, the European Research Council (ERC) Grant programmes, and Horizon Europe programmes, and to work closely with the medical technology industry.

The successful candidates shall possess: • A primary degree in Biomedical Engineering or a closely related discipline; • A PhD in Biomedical Engineering or a closely related discipline; • Experience in third level teaching, including lecturing and student supervision; • An appropriate publication record, to include peer-reviewed journal publications, an appropriate research funding record, and the capacity to develop a strong research programme in Biomedical Engineering; • An ability to conduct 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 colleagues within existing, established research centres and groups and a willingness to develop and lead new research activity and research groupings; • A strong commitment to contributing to the development and delivery of established and new postgraduate taught programmes and modules; • A strong commitment to working with the medical technologies industry.

For informal enquiries, please contact: Professor Patrick McGarry, Email [email protected] Professor Laoise McNamara, Email [email protected]

Additional information on the College of Science and Engineering, the School of Engineering and the Discipline of Biomedical Engineering is available at: School of Engineering - University of Galway and Biomedical Engineering - University of Galway

Salary: €61,147 - € 97,548 p.a. (applicable to new entrants effective from January, 2011) This appointment will be made on the Lecturer scale in line with current Government pay policy and in accordance with the terms and conditions of the University's Remuneration policy. QA321-Updated-PP-Remuneration.pdf ( Closing date for receipt of applications is 17:00 (Irish Time) on 13th June 2024. 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 www.

For more information and Application Form please see website: https:// www. Applications should be submitted online. Please see further information on how to apply here: E-Recruit - University of Galway and Guidelines for On-line Applications (

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.

University of Galway is an equal opportunities employer.

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