The University of Limerick (UL), Ireland with over 11,500 students and 1,300 staff, is an energetic and enterprising institution with a proud record of innovation and excellence in education, research and scholarship. The dynamic, entrepreneurial and pioneering values which drive UL’s mission and strategy ensure that we capitalise on local, national and international engagement and connectivity. UL is situated on a superb riverside campus of over 130 hectares with the River Shannon as a unifying focal point. Outstanding recreational, cultural and sporting facilities further enhance this exceptional learning and research environment.
The Bernal Project
A strategic objective of the University of Limerick is to build on its worldwide reputation in Applied Science and Engineering and contribute to economic, social and cultural development at a regional and national level. In pursuit of this objective, the University has initiated its innovative Bernal Project, which focuses on the further development of the following research areas:
• Pharmaceutical Science and Engineering
• Modern Materials, Biomedical Materials and Engineering
• Energy and Sustainable Environment
As part of the continued implementation of the Bernal Project, the University seeks to recruit Senior Academic Research Leaders in Applied Science and Engineering with the ability to motivate, attract, mentor and work with a large cohort of academic staff and researchers. Typically, each Senior Academic Research Leader will work in dedicated state-of-the-art research facilities with a range of academic staff and researchers, leading to a research cohort of 140-180 people.
Faculty of Science + Engineering
Applications are invited for the following position:
Bernal Chair in Biomedical Engineering - Multiannual
Salary Scale: €113,604 - €145,952 p.a.
Further information for applicants and application material is available online from: www.ul.ie/hrvacancies/ 
The closing date for receipt of applications is Thursday, 29th November 2012.
Presentation/Interview dates: 4th and 5th February 2013.
Applications must be completed online before 12 noon GMT on the closing date.
Applications are welcome from suitably qualified candidates.
The University is an equal opportunities employer and committed to selection on merit.
These posts are supported by the University of Limerick Foundation.
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