NUI Galway, in partnership with Science Foundation Ireland, Ireland’s national foundation for investment in science and engineering research, is seeking to recruit research leaders in targeted areas aligned to NUI Galway’s Research and Innovation Strategy, which will enhance NUI Galway’s and Ireland’s reputation as a global leader in scientific and engineering research, discovery and innovation.  You can learn about NUI Galway’s research strengths and priority research areas here.    

The appointment of the Research Leader is dependent on success within the SFI Research Professorship Programme or the SFI President of Ireland Future Research Leaders Programme.  These flagship recruitment programmes are open to research leaders of international standing, at various career stages, in the following NUI Galway priority thematic areas:

1. Medical Devices
2. Biomedical Discovery and Translation
3. Data Analytics, Digital, ICT
4. Environment, Marine and Energy


  • SFI Research Leader Recruitment Programmes

    SFI Research Leader Recruitment Programmes PDF (1.2 MB)