National University of Ireland, Galway

National University of Ireland, Galway

Post Doctoral Researcher



Postdoctoral Researcher - Development of Open Source Software and Hardware Solutions, 1 FTE, School of Engineering, 010335

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for a full-time fixed term position as a Postdoctoral Researcher with the Mechanical Engineering department, School of Engineering at the National University of Ireland, Galway.

This position is funded through the Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) research centre LERO, and is available from 1st June 2024 to the contract end date of 31st March 2025 (or 10 months from start).

This position is part of the SimuLimb project, which aims to create, deploy, and clinically evaluate, an open source experimental and computational framework for automated prosthetic socket design. The project features the acquisition of clinical data, such as limb shape and tissue mechanical properties, and to use this data in a computational framework for socket design. Next, sockets are 3D printed and tested and clinically evaluated.

Salary: Postdoctoral Researcher salary scale €43,907 - €56,202 per annum, (subject to the project's funding limitations), and pro rata for shorter and/or part-time contracts.

Closing date for receipt of applications is 17:00 (Irish Time) on 16th May 2024. It will not be possible to consider applications received after the closing date.

Please review full job description for further details and essential requirements.

Job details


Post Doctoral Researcher


National University of Ireland, Galway




May 02, 2024

Application deadline

May 16, 2024

Job type



Computer Science,Engineering