Assistant Professor in Biomedical Engineering

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Dublin Bar, LEINSTER
Job Type: Contract
Deadline: 30 Mar 2023

The ideal candidate will have existing or developing independent research interests that are unique and compliment current research activities of academic staff at the School of Engineering. Examples include areas such as Medical Devices / Active Implantable and Wearable Devices, Hard and Soft Robotics, Electrophysiology and Neuroscience, Medical Imaging, Experimental and Computational Biomechanics and Mechanobiology, Fluids and Heat transfer, and Manufacturing. However, we are also interested to hear from candidates who feel they can develop and grow new areas of research within Biomedical engineering. As well as contributing to the School’s research mission, the postholder will be expected to deliver undergraduate and postgraduate courses within the School of Engineering and the Discipline of Mechanical, Manufacturing and Biomedical Engineering. These might include (but are not limited to) the teaching of the fundamentals of engineering design, medical device design and regulatory affairs, active implantable devices, medical imaging, data science for medical data, biomechanics, biomaterials and innovations in women’s health. However, the successful candidate will be supported to design and deliver modules that are aligned to their research interests at all levels of the undergraduate curriculum.

Post Status Tenure Track - This position is a Tenure Track position which is 5-years in the first instance, permanency is subject to satisfying the tenure requirements.

How to Apply: Applicants should provide the following information when applying:

  • A cover letter outlining their interest in the position.
  • A comprehensive curriculum vitae, including a full list of publications.
  • The names and contact details (i.e. addresses, e-mail, etc.) of three referees.
  • A research plan (summarising research to be carried out in the next two years and including details of funding to be sought - 2 pages max.) and a teaching statement (summarising teaching experience and approach – 2 pages max.).
  • PLEASE NOTE: Candidates who do not submit this additional information may not be considered for shortlisting
  • Closing Date: 12 noon (Irish Standard Time) 30th March 2023 Application will only be accepted by applying online through the Trinity Jobs Portal Applications must be made by the date and time specified. Any applications which are still in progress at the closing time on the specified closing date will be cancelled automatically by the system. Late Applications will not be accepted.

    Please see below the Job Description and Application Information for this position.

    Interviews will be held on the 3rd May 2023

    Informal Enquiries

    about this post should be made to the Head of the School of Engineering, Professor Alan O’Connor (

    ), or to the Head of Mechanical, Manufacturing and Biomedical Engineering, Professor Stephen Spence (

    ), or to the Director of the Trinity Centre for Biomedical Engineering, Professor Tríona Lally (


    Trinity welcomes applications from all individuals, including those applicants with disabilities, those who may have had non-traditional career paths, those who have taken time out for reasons including family or caring responsibilities. We also welcome international applicants including those whom have been displaced due to war. We are ranked 3rd in the world for gender equality (Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2020) and we hold an Athena SWAN Bronze award, recognising our work to advance gender equality. The University is actively pursuing a Silver level award, which it has committed to achieving by 2025. Trinity is committed to supporting the work-life balance and to creating a family-friendly working environment.

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