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

Scientific Research Associate – 2 posts (EU)

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for a full-time, fixed term contract as Scientific Research Associate (EU) at the SFI Centre for Research in Medical Devices (CÚRAM), National University of Ireland, Galway. The position is available from 1st September 2021 to 31st August 2023, subject to initial one year probationary period. This position is funded by Science Foundation Ireland. Two positions are available.

For further details and to apply available here

PhD Opportunities - EPSRC-SFI CDT lifETIME

The Universities of Glasgow, Birmingham, Aston and Galway have won an EPSRC-SFI Centre for Doctoral Training - the lifETIME CDT. 

The CDT is looking for life scientists, engineers, chemists, physicists, mathematicians and clinicians wishing to undertake PhDs to develop new non-animal drug screening technologies such as 3D human cell containing tissues, microfluidic chips, sensing technologies, bioprocessing scale-up technologies, and predictive modelling etc. The CDT is designed to develop a new UK industry in enhanced drug screening to provide better medicines. Successful candidates can choose to study in Universities in Glasgow, Birmingham, Aston or Galway.

For further information please visit: lifETIME

‌To apply for a lifETIME CDT position in NUI Galway, please find details here: PhD Fellowship – LifeTIME CDT 2021 NUI Galway

PhD Vacancy

PhD Studentship in Functional Biomaterials for Cell Delivery


Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for a full-time PhD position at the National University of Ireland Galway (NUI Galway). Stipend (€16,000 per year) and EU fees are covered from the grant. The project aims to develop an advanced wound healing product and is in collaboration with an industry partner (Viscus Biologics LLC). The successful candidate will be based at NUI Galway and may also have to work at the company. The project is co-funded by Viscus Biologics LLC, Science Foundation Ireland and the European Regional Development Fund.

Recruiting Institute:

Regenerative, Modular & Developmental Engineering Laboratory (REMODEL)

Science Foundation Ireland Centre for Research in Medical Devices (SFI CÚRAM)

National University of Ireland Galway (NUI Galway)

 For more information please click here :PhD Studentship in Functional Biomaterials for Cell Delivery