Post doctorate researcher in human computer interaction (Deadline extended)

Updated: Jun 27, 2017

Recruitment : To set-up, develop, support and manage a range of high level PhD research projects.

Eastern Corridor Medical Engineering (ECME) is a transformative cross-border research and innovation programme spanning Ireland, Northern Ireland and Scotland and adopts an inter-disciplinary approach to cardiac monitoring from hospital to home.

ECME is a cross-border partnership between the Nanotechnology and Integrated Bio-Engineering Centre (NIBEC) at the University of Ulster (UU), the Cardiac Research Unit at the Southern Health and Social Care Trust (SHSCT), NetwellCASALA and the Regulated Software Reseach Centre (RSRC) at Dundalk Institute of Technology (DkIT), the Biomedial Diagnostics Institute (BDI) at Dublin City University (DCU), Applied Research for Connected Health (ARCH) at University College Dublin (UCD) and the Department of Diabetes and Cardiovascular Science/Rural Health at the University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI). ECME creates a cross-border centre of excellence in the field of cardiovascular medicine with a focus on wearables and remote monitoring through PhD studentships, industry engagement, dissemination and platform development.

Job Purpose:  To set-up, develop, support and manage a range of high level PhD research projects as part of the ECME (East Corridor Medical Engineering) project.  This position within DkIT will entail participating as a vibrant member of a cross-territory (Ireland, Northern Ireland, Scotland) consortium working on research and innovation for home-based Ambient Assisted Living technology solutions, with particular attention to people with cardiac conditions.

Salary Scale:Post-Doctorate Researcher:  Level 2/Points 1- 10  €35,488 - €46,255

It is expected that the successful candidate will be appointed on Level 2 of the IUA Contract Researcher salary scale, commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Please note that all appointees will be placed on the relevant scale as awarded by the interview selection panel.   Candidates may be awarded incremental credits based upon experience and previous earning.  Candidates will be interviewed based on the information provided.  The qualifications for the appointment and conditions of service for the post are subject to the provisions of the Institutes of Technology Acts 1992-2006 and as amended.

Application forms, job descriptions and further details may be accessed on the DkIT on-line e-Recruitment system. No other form of application will be accepted.  See also and

Applicants should attach a cover letter detailing their suitability for the relevant position.  They should also include an official copy of degrees (with official English translation if necessary) and any English language proficiency test results is applicable.  Shortlisted applicants will be contacted by 04th August 2017. This post will commence in September 2017 for 12 months and is renewable, subject to satisfactory and continuation funding, for a further 40 months.

Informal enquiries regarding this position can be directed to Dr. Julie Doyle at NetwellCASALA at DkIT

The closing date for receipt of completed application forms is 12 noon on 14th July 2017. Late applications are not accepted.

Dundalk Institute of Technology is an Equal Opportunities Employer.