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

PhD - Neuromuscular Systems Research Lab at University College Dublin & CÚRAM

Applications are invited for a full-time PhD position with the Neuromuscular Systems Research Lab at University College Dublin.  The position is funded by the Science Foundation Ireland CÚRAM Centre for Research in Medical Devices (http://www.curamdevices.ie/). The start date for the project is September 2017. 

To Apply: 

Please send a cover letter describing your experience and interest in this project (1 page max), CV, and academic transcripts to Prof. Madeleine Lowery, UCD School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4.  E-mail: madeleine.lowery@ucd.ie,  Tel: (01) 716 1911

To apply, download details here: PhD - Neuromuscular Systems Research Lab at University College Dublin & CÚRAM

PhD Studentship in Biomaterials / Tissue Engineering

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for a full-time PhD position at the National University of Ireland, Galway. The position is funded from Science Foundation Ireland (Tissue Engineered Nanoassemblies of Advanced Biomimicry of Living Equivalents Projects). The position is available immediately. Stipend (€16,000 per year) and EU fees are covered from the grant. The project aims to develop cell delivery systems for regenerative medicine purposes.

To apply, download details here: PhD Studentship in Biomaterials / Tissue Engineering

Applicants should submit a cover letter outlining their suitability to the post, a detailed CV and the contact details of three referees. The application pack should be emailed to Dr Dimitrios Zeugolis at dimitrios.zeugolis@nuigalway.ie

Research Associate – Chemistry - NUIG 129-17

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for a full time, fixed term contract research position at the Centre for Research in Medical Devices (CÚRAM), National University of Ireland, Galway. The position will be to undertake research into the synthesis and functionalization of natural and synthetic polymers for the use in novel medical device applications.

The position is available for a 2 year period, subject to a 12 month probationary period

This position is funded by Science Foundation Ireland and is available from October 2017

Closing date for receipt of applications is 5.00 pm on Friday 1st September 2017

To apply, download details here: Research Associate - Chemistry - NUIG - 129-17

NUIG 127-17 Up to 19 MedTrain Marie Sklodowska-Curie COFUND Fellows

‌Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for up to 19 full-time fixed term positions as Marie Skłodowska-Curie COFUND Fellows in MedTrain, a new Industry-Academia Training, Career Development, and Mobility Fellowship Programme in Medical Device Research and Development at CÚRAM. Research areas in call 2 include biomaterials, biomedical engineering, computational fluid dynamics, drug delivery, electronic engineering, glycosciences, interventional cardiology, marine biodiscovery, nanoelectronics, neural engineering, and translational research. Fellows will be based at either NUI Galway, University College Cork (UCC), University College Dublin (UCD) or the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI), with secondment of up to 6 months to a non-academic research partner. These positions are available for eligible incoming researchers for two years from Spring 2018.

To Apply: Candidates are required to develop a project proposal in collaboration with a CÚRAM Principal Investigator (from those listed on the MedTrain website www.medtrain.eu) and submit their proposal via the online application system, which can be accessed via the website. The system will remain open for applications until midnight (IST) on the call deadline 31 October 2017. Further details including the Guide for Applicants are available on the MedTrain website.

Closing date for receipt of applications is midnight (IST) Tuesday 31st October 2017.

Senior Research Fellow / Programme Manager – NUIG 133-17

To support the College of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences and CURAM/REMEDI research programme, we are seeking applications from suitably qualified candidates for a full-time, fixed term position as a Senior Research Fellow to join our team at the National University of Ireland, Galway.  This position is funded until May 31st 2021.

Closing date for receipt of applications is 5.00 pm on Friday 8st September 2017

To apply, download details here: Senior Research Fellow / Programme Manager – NUIG 133-17

BrainMatTrain Early Stage Researcher - NUIG 136-17

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for a full-time fixed term position as an Early Stage Researcher with the Centre for Research in Medical Devices (CÚRAM), at the National University of Ireland, Galway.

This position is funded by the Horizon 2020 programme of the European Union and is available from August 2017. The appointment will be on a temporary basis for a maximum period of 2 years (regular employment contract). The remuneration will be in line with the European Commission rules for Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant holders (Early-Stage Researchers, Initial Training Network). http://ec.europa.eu/research/mariecurieactions/index.htm

Closing date for receipt of applications is 5.00 pm on Thursday, 31st August 2017

To apply, download details here: BrainMatTrain Early Stage Researcher - NUIG 136-17