Job offer in Ireland Lecturer Fixed Term in Mechanlcal Engineering at National University of Ireland, Galway

Applications are invited for a fixed-term appointment as Lecturer (Below the Bar) in Mechanical Engineering at NUI Galway. The appointment is part-time, up to 0.8 FTE = 80% time. 

The appointee will also be required to contribute strongly to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, student project supervision, and administration activities of the Discipline of Mechanical Engineering and the College. Primary teaching responsibilities will be in the areas of systems engineering, operations engineering, quality systems, logistics, regulatory affairs and lean systems.

Applicants will be expected to possess:

  • A primary degree in industrial engineering, mechanical engineering or a related discipline;
  • Normally, a post-graduate qualification in industrial engineering, mechanical engineering or a related discipline;
  • Experience in third level teaching or teaching support;
  • An ability to conduct teaching programme administration and management in a public service university environment;
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills, and an ability and commitment to develop collaborative relationships with other academic staff;
  • A strong commitment to working with local, national and international industry.

For informal enquiries, please contact Professor Sean Leen, Email or telephone: +353 (0)91 495955.

Please see the following weblinks for additional information:


€37,230 to €57,782 Pro Rated p.a. (applicable to new entrants effective from January, 2011)

(This appointment will be made on the Lecturer Below the Bar scale in line with current Government pay policy)

(For pre 1995 public sector entrants in Ireland, the D class Salary rates will apply)

Closing date for receipt of applications is 17:00 (Irish Time) on January 4th, 2018.  It will not be possible to consider applications received after the closing date.

Garda vetting may apply.

Appointments will be conditional on work authorisation validation.

Further details are available at

For more information and Application Form please see website: Applications should be submitted online.

Please note that appointment to posts advertised will be dependent upon University approval, together with the terms of the Employment Control Framework for the higher education sector.

National University of Ireland Galway is an equal opportunities employer.