Postdoctoral Researcher in Exoskeleton & Human Health
Posted : 29 April 2024
Closes : 13 May 2024
Location : DCU
Applications are now invited for the position of #002516 Postdoctoral Researcher in Exoskeleton & Human Health, 12 Month Fixed Term Contract
Role Profile
This role’s primary focus is to grow the programme of research within the DCU Exoskeleton Programme. This will be achieved by designing unique projects to conduct during your time in the role and additionally to develop ideas and larger research funding applications. The candidate will be supported by Principal Investigators in the Insight Centre for Data Analytics, the School of Health and Human Performance and the clinical staff of the DCU Exoskeleton Programme.
Duties and Responsibilities
Please refer to the job description for a list of duties and responsibilities associated with this role
Qualifications and Experience 
Please refer to the job description for full details on the qualifications and experience required for this role
Essential Training 
Familiarisation and education will be provided on the DCU Exoskeleton programme, Paediatric exoskeleton Programme and a wide variety of both adult and paediatric neurological conditions.
The postholder will be required to undertake the following essential compliance training: Orientation, Health & Safety and Data Protection (GDPR) and all Cyber Security Awareness Training.   Other training may need to be undertaken when required.
Salary Scale:  IUA Postdoctoral Researcher Salary Scale – €43,908 to €56,202
Appointment will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and in line with current Government pay policy.
Closing date: Monday, 13th May 2024
Pilot Remote Working Policy
DCU is currently operating a pilot remote working policy for staff which consists of 1 day a week and 2 days a week for a period of up to 21 weeks per year. Such weeks are determined by the Head of each Unit in conjunction with HR and will take cognisance of the academic calendar, business needs and the service provision of the particular area. The terms of the pilot remote working policy will apply.
For more information on the departments involved, please visit:
Informal Enquiries in relation to this role should be directed to:
Title. Mr Ronan Langan, Clinical lead, DCU Exoskeleton Programme
Phone + 353 (0)871023772
Please do not send applications to this email address, instead apply as described below.
Application Procedure:
Please submit your application through the online system. In order to be considered for the role to which you are applying for, you must upload:
1)  Curriculum Vitae
2)  Cover Letter
3)  Completed application form (blank forms can be downloaded from the Vacancy Detail tab on the menu on the left hand side).
Please note, if all items are not uploaded, the application will be deemed incomplete, and will not be processed.
Dublin City University is an equal opportunities employer. In line with the Employment Equality Acts 1998 – 2015, the University is committed to equality of treatment for all those who engage with its recruitment, selection and appointment processes. The University’s Athena SWAN Bronze Award signifies the University’s commitment to promoting gender equality and addressing any gender pay gaps. Information on a range of university policies aimed at creating a supportive and flexible work environment are available in the DCU Policy Starter Packs