Job Vacancies at National University of Ireland Galway

Academic, Academic Support, Research vacancies at NUI Galway.

Established Professor of Biomaterials

Closing date: Thu, 30 Oct 2014

Post date: Fri, 19 Sep 2014

Category: Academic

Description: Applications are invited for an appointment as a Professor of Biomaterials at the NUI Galway. The new appointee will lead the development of research and teaching in this area, and work in close collaboration with colleagues from related fields focused on the medical devices industry.  The new appointee will be required to develop and lead a world-class research programme in Biomaterials, working with colleagues from related fields across the University, focused on innovation in the medical devices industry.

Application: Established Professor of Biomaterials 007690

Personal Professor of Informatics/Senior Lecturer in Informatics - Post 2

Closing date: Thu, 06 Nov 2014

Post date: Fri, 26 Sep 2014

Category: Academic

Description:

The National University of Ireland in Galway, College of Engineering and Informatics, invites applications for the position of Personal Professor or Senior Lecturer (depending on qualifications) associated with the Insight Research Institute at NUI Galway (previously known as the Digital Enterprise Research Institute (DERI)).  The Professorships/Lectureships are intended to strengthen the strategic research areas of Insight at NUI Galway.  The Insight Centre for Data Analytics is Ireland's Premier Data Analytics centre, primarily located at NUI Galway, UCD, DCU and UCC with partner sites at the Royal Irish Academy, Tyndall, TCD and NUI Maynooth.

 

 

Application: Personal Professor of Informatics/Senior Lecturer in Informatics - Post 2 007694

Personal Professor of Informatics/Senior Lecturer in Informatics - Post 1

Closing date: Thu, 06 Nov 2014

Post date: Fri, 26 Sep 2014

Category: Academic

Description: The National University of Ireland in Galway, College of Engineering and Informatics, invites applications for the position of Personal Professor or Senior Lecturer (depending on qualifications) associated with the Insight Research Institute at NUI Galway (previously known as the Digital Enterprise Research Institute (DERI)).  The Professorships/Lectureships are intended to strengthen the strategic research areas of Insight at NUI Galway.  The Insight Centre for Data Analytics is Ireland's Premier Data Analytics centre, primarily located at NUI Galway, UCD, DCU and UCC with partner sites at the Royal Irish Academy, Tyndall, TCD and NUI Maynooth

Application: Personal Professor of Informatics/Senior Lecturer in Informatics - Post 1 007693

Senior Lecturer Fixed Term in Medical Education/Director of Simulation

Closing date: Thu, 30 Oct 2014

Post date: Fri, 03 Oct 2014

Category: Academic

Description: Applications are invited for a full-time fixed-term joint appointment with NUI Galway and West North West Hospital Group, which will be available as soon as possible for three years.  The Senior Lecturer Fixed Term in Medical Education/Director of Simulation is responsible for planning, designing, implementing, and evaluating simulation-based learning and assessment across the continuum from standardised patients through task based trainers, to high-fidelity simulators. The post holder should undertake research on the use of simulation in healthcare education.

Application: Senior Lecturer Fixed Term in Medical Education/Director of Simulation 007702

Established Professor of Marine Biodiscovery

Closing date: Thu, 27 Nov 2014

Post date: Fri, 17 Oct 2014

Category: Academic

Description: The National University of Ireland Galway invites applications for the post of Established Professor of Marine Biodiscovery.  NUI Galway seeks to make a senior professorial appointment in the area of Marine Biodiscovery based within the School of Chemistry.  This is a permanent full-time appointment that will provide academic leadership within the Marine Institute-funded Beaufort Marien Research Project in Marine Biodiscovery.

Application: Established Professor of Marine Biodiscovery 007704

 

There are no academic support job vacancies at present

Commercial Lead, BioInnovate Ireland, Expression of Interest Ref. No. NUIG-90-14

Closing date: Fri, 24 Oct 2014

Post date: Tue, 30 Sep 2014

Category: Research

Description:

BioInnovate at NUI Galway, in collaboration with the Mayo Clinic, USA, seeks expressions of interest from entrepreneurial individuals interested in providing commercial leadership in the development of exciting new medical technology innovations.

The role of Commercial Lead is to drive the design, development and commercialisation of a novel technology for the treatment of atrial fibrillation. The position is initially available for a 12-18 month contract subject to the project reaching targeted milestones. The position is funded by Enterprise Ireland through their Commercialisation Fund programme.

 

Application: Commercial Lead, BioInnovate Ireland, Ref. No. NUIG-90-14

Postdoctoral Researcher, NFB, Ref. No. NUIG-91-14

Closing date: Fri, 24 Oct 2014

Post date: Mon, 06 Oct 2014

Category: Research

Description:

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for a full-time fixed term position for 13 months as a Postdoctoral Researcher with the Network of Excellence for Functional Biomaterials (NFB) at the National University of Ireland, Galway. This position is funded by an EU grant and is available from Nov 2014 to contract end date of 1st Dec 2015

The Network of Excellence for Functional Biomaterials (NFB) is a partnership of scientists, engineers and clinicians, who all share a common vision of developing the next generation of functionalised biomaterials in order to provide solutions for current clinical needs. The University provides a research-friendly social and cultural environment. Galway is also one of the key cities in Europe with a significant presence of the medical device industry sector. For more information on NFB please refer to www.nfb.ie.

Application: Postdoctoral Researcher Network of Excellence for Functional Ref. No. NUIG 91-14

Postdoctoral Researcher in Economics Ref. No. NUIG 93-14

Closing date: Fri, 24 Oct 2014

Post date: Fri, 10 Oct 2014

Category: Research

Description:

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for a part-time, (0.5 FTE) fixed term position as a Postdoctoral Researcher with Global Women’s Studies, School of Political Science and Sociology, at the National University of Ireland, Galway.

This position is funded by Department for International Development (UK) and is available from November 2014 to contract end date of 30th August 2017.

The project, a collaboration between NUI Galway, Ipsos MORI and International Centre for Research on Women, funded by DFID, takes a multi-disciplinary, mixed methods approach that integrates quantitative and qualitative research with innovative economic analysis to derive social and economic costs of violence against women and girls (VAWGG) in three countries. The study aims to move beyond an exclusive focus on intimate partner violence and will consider forms of violence against women and girls including sexual violence in schools, sexual harassment in the workplace, or rape as a weapon of war, with the selection guided by formative research and the cultural contexts within which the project is implemented.  This project is part of the What Works programme supported by DFID.

Application: Postdoctoral Researcher in Economics Ref. No. NUIG-93-14

Postdoctoral Researcher, Centre for Disability Law and Policy,Ref. no. NUIG 94-14

Closing date: Fri, 24 Oct 2014

Post date: Tue, 14 Oct 2014

Category: Research

Description: Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for a fixed-term contract research position at the Centre for Disability Law and Policy. The Centre for Disability Law and Policy was established in 2008 and is based at the School of Law, National University of Ireland, Galway. It is dedicated to producing research that informs debate on national and international disability law reform. The Centre seeks to attract a Research Associate / Postdoctoral Researcher with a proven track record to work on a major research project, funded under the FP7 Programme by the European Commission. DISCIT (Making Persons with Disabilities Full Citizens - New Knowledge for an Inclusive and Sustainable European Social Model) aims to produce new knowledge enabling Member States, affiliated European countries and the European Union to achieve full and effective participation of persons with disabilities in society and the economy. 

Application: Postdoctoral Researcher, Centre for Disabiity Law & Policy

Postdoctoral Researcher REMEDI Ref. No. NUIG 92 - 14

Closing date: Mon, 10 Nov 2014

Post date: Thu, 16 Oct 2014

Category: Research

Description: Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for a full-time fixed term position as a Postdoctoral Researcher For Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell Research on Neurodevelopmental Disorders with Regenerative Medicine Institute, School of Medicine, College of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences at the National University of Ireland Galway.  This position is funded by Science Foundation Ireland and is available immediately.  The position is available from January 2015 to project end date of September 2018.

Application: Postdoctoral Researcher, REMEDI, School of Medicine, Ref No. NUIG 92-14

 

SFI Professorships

Research Professor in Satellite Remote Sensing

Closing date: Thu, 23 Oct 2014

Post date: Mon, 06 Oct 2014

Category: Academic

Description:

The National University of Ireland Galway, in partnership with Science Foundation Ireland, is currently offering Research Professorships to build capacity and enable growth in targeted areas of strategic importance to NUI Galway and of scientific and economic importance.  The Professorship appointed is dependent on success within the SFI Targeted Professorship Programme which provides for up to €5M in direct costs over a 5 year period.

NUI Galway invites Expressions of Interest from world-class researchers to assume a leadership positoins as a Research Professor in the area of Earth Observation with specific expertise and experience in satellite remote sensing.  The successful candidate will lead the integration of EO resources and capabilities and will work closely with the Ryan Institute at NUI Galway.  If you believe that you can inspire and build excellence with impact in a well-resourced research environment, NUI Galway would like to hear from you.

Application: Research Professor in Satellite Remote Sensing Final

Research Professor in Medical Devices

Closing date: Thu, 23 Oct 2014

Post date: Mon, 06 Oct 2014

Category: Academic

Description:

The National University of Ireland, Galway, in partnership with Science Foundation Ireland, is currently offering Research Professorships to build capacity and enable growth in targeted areas of strategic importance to NUI Galway and of scientific and economic importance. The Professorship appointment is dependent on success within the SFI Targeted Professorship Programme which provides for up to €5M in direct costs over a five-year period.

NUI Galway invites Expressions of Interest from world-class researchers to assume a leadership position as a Research Professor in the area of Medical Devices. The successful candidate will lead and enhance translational capability within the medical device area with a focus on facilitating progression from discovery to delivery in collaboration with MedTech industry partners. If you believe that you can inspire and build excellence with impact in a well-resourced research environment, NUI Galway would like to hear from you.

 

Application: Research Professor in Medical Devices NUIG SFI

Research Professor in Informatics

Closing date: Thu, 06 Nov 2014

Post date: Tue, 07 Oct 2014

Category: Academic

Description:

The National University of Ireland Galway, in partnership with Science Foundation Ireland is currently offering Research Professorships to build capacity and enable growth in targeted areas of strategic importance to NUI Galway and of scientific and economic importance.  The Professorship appointment is dependent on success within the SFI Targeted Professorship Programme which provides for up to €5M in direct costs over a 5 year period.

NUI Galway invites Expressions of Interest from world-class researchers to assume a leadership position as a Research Professor in Informatics with specific expertise and experience in Linked Data, Semantic Web, Data Analytics and Web Science Research.  The successful candidate will lead research in the Internet of Things, Cyber-physical Systems, sensor-based information systems, large-scale distributed systems, Data Science, middle-ware, or related fields and application areas research and will work closely with the INSIGHT Institute at NUI Galway.  If you believe that you can inspire and build excellence with impact in a well-resourced research environment NUI Galway would like to hear from you.

Application: Research Professor in Informatics

Research Professor in Innovative Energy Technologies

Closing date: Thu, 23 Oct 2014

Post date: Tue, 07 Oct 2014

Category: Academic

Description:

The National University of Ireland Galway, in partnership with Science Foundation Ireland is currently offering Research Professorships to build capacity and enable growth in targeted areas of strategic importance to NUI Galway and of scientific and economic importance.  The Professorship appointment is dependent on success within the SFI Targeted Professorship Programme which provides for up to €5M in direct costs over a 5 year period.

NUI Galway invites Expressions of Interest from world-class researchers to assume a leadership position as a Research Professor in the area of Innovative Energy Technologies with specific expertise and experience in energy security and sustainability.  The successful candidate will be expected to position Ireland as a hub for energy security and sustainability, through integrating exisiting enterprise and research strengths to drive development and manufacture of next generation energy technologies in Ireland.  If you believe that you can inspire and build excellence with impact in a well-resourced research environment NUI Galway would like to hear from you.

Application: Research Professor in Innovative Energy Technologies

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