PhD Position in Biomedical Engineering, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

Expires on: 03/31/2024


Join the Monaghan Lab at Trinity College Dublin as a PhD student for the ERC Consolidator Grant PiezoMac project. This innovative project focuses on the development, characterization, and application of novel materials in immunomodulatory repair within cardiac tissue. Successful candidates will contribute to transformative developments in Biomedical Engineering, working alongside a multidisciplinary team. The Monaghan research group, renowned for biomaterials, stem cell biology, and microscopy research, offers funding for 48 months.

The PhD students will work on a full-time basis to develop a materials-based approach for modulating injury-based inflammation. The interdisciplinary projects will integrate biomedical engineering, computer science, in silico modeling, iPSC-culture, and 3D in vitro models of cardiac disease. The position is supported by the European Research Council Consolidator Grant ‘PIEZOMac’.


  1. Honours undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline (e.g., materials engineering, biomedical engineering, biomedical science).
  2. Motivated, diligent, team player with an interest in scientific discovery.

How to Apply 

Applicants should submit a full Curriculum Vitae, including the names and contact details of 2 referees (with email addresses) via the online application form. Shortlisted candidates will undergo a zoom call with Prof Monaghan and the team. Please include a cover letter, CV, relevant academic transcripts, and other information in ONE uploaded .pdf file.

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