A postdoctoral researcher position (up to 18 months) is available in the NCBES, to work on a major new research project in the area of medical device development and tissue engineering. In particular the research will include physiological simulator design and development, machine design and control, and mechanical testing of cardiovascular tissues and biomaterials. Ideally, applicants should have experience in control systems. In addition, knowledge of software packages such as LabView would be an advantage.

Applicants will ideally have a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering, materials engineering, biomedical engineering, electrical engineering, or in a related discipline.

For more information contact:

Dr. Valerie Barron

National Centre for Biomedical Engineering Science, NUI, Galway

Tel: +353 (0)91 524411 ext 2805, e-mail:

Applicants for should submit six copies of their CV with the names and addresses of three referees to:

The Personnel Office

National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland

Tel: +353 (0)91 512069, Fax: +353 (0)91 750523


Closing Date: September 29th, 2003

The National Centre for Biomedical Engineering Science (NCBES) is an interdisciplinary Research Institute at the National University of Ireland, Galway that brings together engineers, IT specialists, physicians and scientists in a shared, team-based and problem-centred approach to Biomedical Engineering Science.

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

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