Contract: Full Time

This title will apply to a person of appropriate qualifications e.g., PhD, employed on a contract for the purpose of assisting in the performance of research in the University. The successful candidate will join the Wireless Sensor Networks ( at Tyndall National Institute under the direction of one or more Principal Investigator’s/Senior Researchers within a dedicated laboratory on one or more research projects to implement research-focused platforms in the area of Wearable WSN for Connected Health and Wellness monitoring.

A Postdoc Researcher will help define and implement applied research projects in a variety of fast-moving, industrially relevant areas as part of a team of multi-disciplinary industry-aligned researchers with expertise in microsystems technology, wireless sensors, electronics and low-power system hardware and software design to execute industry defined applied research projects.

Activities will include applied research implementation, software co-design and data processing algorithms for motion analysis and biomechanics, and travel to international conferences, workshops, industry meetings, proposal project meetings, to strategically position Tyndall WSN as a world-leading industry-focused applied research group in the area of health and wellness monitoring.

Essential Criteria
The candidate should have:
  • A PhD in Biomedical Engineering, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, or related area.
  • Appropriate research experience in data analytics of wearable sensors data for Connected Health and Wellness, especially on gait analysis and biomechanics.
  • Experience with clinicians and patients.
  • Experience with lab-equipment, especially wearable sensors and camera-based systems.
  • A strong publication record.
  • An ability to work independently to a tight schedule.
  • A demonstrated capability in the delivery of research projects.
  • Capability of working effectively within a team to achieve results.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Self-motivation, initiative, and being achievement-oriented.

Desirable Criteria
  • Good analytical skills and computer skills.
  • Evidence of excellent organizational and communication skills.
  • Evidence of excellent time management skills.
Appointment may be made on the IUA Researcher Scale €36,488 - €43,394. In all instances the successful appointment will be at the first point of the scale.

To apply, please click here to download and complete the application form and return, together with your cv and motivation letter to Handwritten forms will not be accepted. No late applications will be accepted.

Informal enquiries can be made in confidence to Sokratis Komaris, email OR