UCD Post-doctoral Research Fellow Level 1 or 2

Wednesday, 9 June 2021
End of advertisement period
Monday, 28 June 2021
University College Dublin
Contract Type
Full Time

Applications are invited for a temporary post of a UCD Post-doctoral Research Fellow Level 1 or 2 within School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering.

The Centre of Micro/nano Manufacturing Technology ( has been established at the University College Dublin (UCD) to deliver high-impact, innovative science and engineering research. MNMT-Dublin has particular focus on high precision manufacturing combined with optical and bio-medical technologies applied in optical image, visual optics, and bio-medical implants.

The Centre brings together a multi-disciplinary team of over 20 PhD and Post-Doc researchers in manufacturing engineering, instrumentation and optics, in fundamental and translational research. Project Description: EyeVU brings together a consortium primed to develop a technology which will disrupt the single-use endoscope for Ear Surgery. Endoscopes allow visualisation of internal structures. In particular, rigid endoscopy is used in ENT, General Surgery, Urology, Gynaecology and Orthopaedics. In these instances, they are used both to examine and perform surgical procedures for a variety of indications.

This is a research focused role, where you will conduct a specified programme of research supported by research training and development under the supervision and direction of a Principal Investigator. The primary purpose of the role is to further develop your research skills and competences, including the processes of publication in peer-reviewed academic publications, the development of funding proposals, the mentorship of graduate students along with the opportunity to develop your skills in research led teaching.

Applications are sought from excellent candidates with a background in some, or all, of the above areas. This position will involve significant interaction with industrial partners.

PD1 Salary: €38,631 - €44,658 per annum PD2 Salary: €45,942- €47,264 per annum

Appointment on the above range will be dependent upon qualifications and experience.

Closing date: 17:00hrs (local Irish time) on 28-Jun-2021

Applications must be submitted by the closing date and time specified. Any applications which are still in progress at the closing time of 17:00hrs (Local Irish Time) on the specified closing date will be cancelled automatically by the system. UCD are unable to accept late applications.

Prior to application, further information (including application procedure) should be obtained from the Work at UCD website:

UCD do not require assistance from Recruitment Agencies. Any CV's submitted by Recruitment Agencies will be returned.