Senior Lectureship in Biomedical Engineering

The Department of Mechanical & Biomedical Engineering wishes to recruit an
outstanding individual for the above full-time 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 Faculties of
Engineering, Science and Medical and Health Sciences .

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 and
35 research personnel from the Department of Mechanical and Biomedical

The appointee will be required to:
· Assume a role in both the teaching and research aspects of Biomedical
· Contribute to the teaching of existing courses , develop new courses
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, medical device
design, quantitative analysis of biological systems and advanced

The successful applicant will:

· Hold a PhD in Biomedical Engineering or in a related 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: and , respectively For
informal discussion contact:

Professor Abhay Pandit, Department of Mechanical & Biomedical Engineering

Salary: €62,477 x 7 = €88,536 p.a.

€59,353 x 7 = €84,111 p.a. (pre 1995 entrants)

Closing date for receipt of applications is 5.00 p.m., Friday, 10th
February, 2006.