Lecturer Above The Bar In Biomedical Engineering, Contract Type B

National University of Ireland,Galway€66,762 - €87,701 per yearFull-timePermanent

Applications are invited for the full-time, permanent position of Lecturer Above the Bar in Biomedical Engineering (Biomechanics), within the School of Engineering at NUI Galway.

The new appointee will be required to make significant contributions to the teaching and research programmes in Biomedical Engineering at NUI 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 medical device design and development, engineering computing, fundamentals of biomedical engineering, and materials engineering. Of particular importance in relation to this position will be contributions to the development and delivery of postgraduate taught programmes and modules delivered by the Discipline of Biomedical Engineering, including the development and delivery of new programmes and modules.

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. Candidates with research expertise in biomedical engineering in the areas of medical device analysis, design and development, and cell and tissue mechanics and mechanobiology, would be particularly welcome. The new appointee will be expected to attract R&D funding in fundamental and applied research areas, 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 H2020 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 discussion contact: Professor Peter McHugh, Email peter.mchugh@nuigalway.ie Professor Laoise McNamara, Email laoise.mcnamara@nuigalway.ie

Please see the following weblinks for additional information: http://www.nuigalway.ie/science-engineering/engineering/ http://www.nuigalway.ie/science-engineering/engineering/biomedical-engin...

Salary: €66,762 - €87,701 p.a. (applicable to new entrants effective from January, 2011) (This appointment will be made on the Lecturer Above the Bar scale in line with current Government pay policy)

Closing date for receipt of applications is 17:00 (Irish Time) on 4th November 2021. 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.dbei.ie

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.

The closing date for applications is Thursday the 4th of November 2021

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