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Sharon Gilmartin
11-16-2004, 12:54 AM
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National University of Ireland, Galway

Applications are invited for the following post:


Senior Lectureship in Biomedical Engineering


The Department of Mechanical & Biomedical Engineering wishes to recruit
an outstanding individual for the above permanent post. Since its
establishment at NUI, Galway, in 1998, the Biomedical Engineering
programme has experienced rapid expansion with respect to undergraduate
student numbers, postgraduate research students, research funding, and
industry interaction. The undergraduate programme in Biomedical
Engineering is interdisciplinary in scope with students taking courses
in the Engineering, Science, and Medical and Health Sciences Faculties.

The Department is also affiliated with the National Centre for
Biomedical Engineering Science (NCBES), which is located on the NUI,
Galway campus. This Centre was established in 2000 and moved in
September, 2003, to its new 20 million purpose built building which
houses state of the art equipment. Research personnel at the centre
include 35 from the Department of Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering.


The appointee will be required to:

* Assume a role in both the teaching and research aspects of
Biomedical Engineering.
* Contribute to the teaching of existing courses in biomechanics
and medical implant and device design and supervise undergraduate
student projects.
* Work with interdisciplinary research groups spanning science,
engineering, medicine and industry.
* Provide expertise in one or more areas of interest to the
Department such as experimental tissue or cellular biomechanics,
regenerative medicine, medical device design, quantitative analysis of
biological systems and advanced biomaterials.

The successful applicant will:

* Hold a PhD in Biomedical Engineering or in another engineering
discipline.
* Have significant publication record or equivalent industrial
experience in Biomedical Engineering.
* Have demonstrated an ability to attract substantial research
funding.
* Possess interpersonal skills commensurate with the need to
communicate both with students and colleagues over a wide range of
disciplines and interests.

Information on the Department and the NCBES is available online at:
www.nuigalway.ie/mechbio/ and www.nuigalway.ie/ncbes/ respectively

For an informal discussion please contact:

Professor Sean McNamara, Head, Department of Mechanical & Biomedical
Engineering; Tel: +353-91-750355; Fax: +353-91-563991;
E-Mail: sean.mcnamara@nuigalway.ie

Salary: 59,908.68 x 7 = 84,894.60 per annum
56,911.92 x 7 = 80,650.38 per annum (pre 1995 entrants)


Closing date for receipt of applications is 5.00 p.m., Friday, 28th
January, 2005.

Further information is available on the HR Department Website:
http://www.nuigalway.ie/news

Candidates should submit seven copies of their application (i.e.
covering letter, curriculum vitae and application form) with the names
of at least three referees and not more than five to the: Human
Resources Department, National University of Ireland, Galway; Tel:
+353-91-512069; Fax: +353-91-750523; Email: personnel@nuigalway.ie

National University of Ireland, Galway is an equal opportunities
employer.




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