Category Archives: Opportunities

Senior and Automation Engineer Positions at IMaR

We currently have an openings for an experienced engineers to join the IMaR team.
  • Senior Engineer – Electronics/Automation
  • Automation Engineer
Full details of these positions can be found on the IT Tralee website.

Application Procedure

All applications must be made online at

Informal Enquiries

Informal enquiries ONLY may be addressed to Dr. Daniel Riordan, email:   Closing date for receipt of completed application forms fo both posts is 12.00 noon on Monday 11th August 2014.

Postgraduate Research Scholarships

To support our research activity, IMaR has a number of positions under IT Tralee’s 2014 Postgraduate Scholarship Programme which is due to commence in September 2014. Graduates holding a relevant Level 8 Honours Degree (H2:2 or Higher) are invited to submit an application. Successful applicants will be awarded a bursary of €12,000 (€6,000 per annum), and the Institute will cover all student fees, for a maximum period of two years. The research projects in which the IMaR center is involved are :
  • Applications of Automated Identifications Systems to the Productive Ward
  • A MultiAgent Framework for the Internet of Things
  • Measuring Social Engagement within a Triple- Helix Cluster consisting of the Academic Institute, the Research Centre and the Public Authority using Sociometers
  • Automated Telemetric Food Safety System Targeting Transport & Distribution
  • Automonous Mobile Assistive Technologies for the Agricultural Sector
Postgraduate students are expected to complete their studies full-time at the Institute. The closing date for receipt of applications is 15th August 2014. Shortlisted applicants will be required to attend for interview during week commencing 1st September, 2014. Applicants who are eligible to apply for grants through Student Universal Support Ireland (SUSI) should note that the deadline for application is 1st August, 2014. If you are interested please complete and return the Scholarship Application Form If you have any further queries contact the External Services Manager at 066 7191846 or email

Researcher – Hardware Design/Electronic Engineering

We currently have an opening for an experienced Hardware/Electronic Engineer to join the IMaR team.  
Candidates must demonstrate the following:
  • Experience with Hardware Design, CAD packages & 3D Printing packages (stl)
  • Experience with electronics; analogue, digital, embedded etc.
  • Working knowledge of manufacturing processes & instrumentation.
  • Good organizational skills,
  • An ability to manage resources
  • The working knowledge of PCB layout and schematic capture packages
The following skills would be desirable:
  • Familiarity with mechanical system design and materials technology
  • Familiarity with the academic research and industrial environments and willingness to contribute to the group as a whole to develop this and other projects.
  • Self-motivated, reliable and hard-working.
Informal enquiries ONLY may be addressed to Dr. Ultan Mc Carthy   Closing date for applications is the 12.00 noon on Tuesday 22nd July 2014