Our current vacancies

CÚRAM continues to have vacancies on an ongoing basis for MSc, PhD and Postdoctoral researchers in projects associated with the development of biomaterials, biomedical engineering, tissue engineering, biology, biochemistry, cell biology, veterinary medicine and medicine based platforms.  Candidates interested in gaining experience in preclinical experience are also sought.

Please send an up-to-date CV outlining your research interests in these areas of research to curam@nuigalway.ie

Postgraduate Position in Enabling/Polymer Chemistry

The Centre for Research in Medical Devices (CÚRAM) is a national, SFI-funded, €49.6m research centre that brings together researchers from NUI Galway, University College Dublin, Dublin City University, University of Limerick, University College Cork, Trinity College Dublin and Royal College of Surgeons Ireland. The prime objective for CÚRAM is to radically improve health outcomes for patients by developing innovative implantable ‘smart’ medical devices to treat major unmet medical needs. Primary research themes for the centre include: 1. Design and manufacture of implants to respond to the body’s environment and to deliver therapeutic agents, such as drugs, exactly where needed. 2. Development of devices using the very latest research from biomaterials, stem cells and drug delivery. 3. Support of strong clinical collaborations, industry partners and hospital groups to enable rapid translation to the clinic. The centre includes almost 40 industry partners and supports product development and the creation of new spin-out companies.

To apply for this position, please find details here: Postgraduate Position in Enabling/Polymer Chemistry

Postgraduate Position CÚRAM - Farras

 A 4-year PhD scholarship is available at the ChemLight group, School of Chemistry, in NUI Galway in the area of metallacarborane chemistry, focusing on the development of new biocompatible materials for targeted breast cancer research. This multidisciplinary project lies between chemistry, biochemistry, nanomaterials and oncology and the candidate will work in close collaboration with groups within NUI Galway and abroad. The research programme will encourage networking and strong clinical and industry collaborations. The successful candidate will be provided with training and development opportunities designed to support his/her personal career development plans.

To apply for this position, please find details here: Postgraduate Position CÚRAM - Farras

The deadline for submission is Friday, 27th July at 5pm (GMT).

Postgraduate Position NIBRT-CÚRAM

NIBRT are seeking an enthusiastic MSc student to join the NIBRT GlycoScience group to study the Glycoanalytics for better design of biomaterial implants in regenerative medicine. The central focus of this fully funded 2 years position (fixed term 1/9/2018-31/08/2020) will be to develop and further assess the potential of our glycoanalytic methodology developed in NIBRT GlycoScience group to investigate further the glycome on tissues in collaboration with CÚRAM (The Centre for Research in Medical Devices) for the aim of better design of biomaterial implants in regenerative medicine. The successful candidate will be based in NIBRT under the supervision of Dr Radka Fahey (Saldova) (Principal Investigator- PI and line manager).

The successful candidate will be based at NIBRT Limited facility Fosters Avenue, Mount Merrion, Co. Dublin working within the NIBRT GlycoScience Group and registered to MSc programme in UCD School of Medicine. He/she may be required to travel to CURAM, NUIG for meetings and will also have to spend 1 month in Dr Struwe laboratory in Oxford University to gain more experience in mass spectrometry methods for glycan analysis.

To apply for this position, please find details here: Postgraduate Position NIBRT - CÚRAM

Closing date for applications is Monday, 30th July 2018

 

Scientific Research Associate - ERC Grants Writer

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for a full-time, fixed term contract as Scientific Research Associate ERC Grants Writer at the SFI Centre for Research in Medical Devices (CÚRAM), National University of Ireland, Galway.  The position is available from 1st September 2018 to 30th August 2020, subject to initial one year probationary period. This position is funded by Enterprise Ireland.

To apply, download details here: Scientific Research Associate ERC Grants Writer

Please put reference number NUIG-136-18 in subject line of e-mail application.

Closing date for receipt of applications is 5.00 pm on 10th August 2018