February 2018 | Feabhra 2018

Medical Traineeship in Human Anatomy

Tue, 27 February 18 11:19

Applications are now invited for Medical Traineeships in Human Anatomy at the UCD School of Medicine commencing September 2018 for the 2018/2019 Academic Year.

Research Focus

The research focus in Human Anatomy at UCD currently involves but is not limited to:

  • Tissue engineering
  • 3D printing in Anatomy
  • Obesity, Diabetes and Diabetic Complications

Upcoming projects include:

  • 3D printing anatomically accurate airway models for training in Anaesthesia
  • Minimally-invasive tissue-engineered heart valve for paediatric applications (PhD project)
  • Combining Surgical and Medical Approaches in the Treatment of Diabetic Kidney Disease

Medical Traineeships in Human Anatomy


A number of MD and PhD Scholarships are offered with Research MSc and MCh also available.  The full-time scholarship programme is available to EU students only offering an €18,000 taxfree stipend along with payment of 75% of student EU fees. Scholarships are reviewed on an annual basis and may be extended based on satisfactory progression in teaching and research.

Successful candidates will undertake a graduate research degree while gaining skills and experience teaching functional and clinical anatomy to medical and allied health students. Strong academic skills and competency in Anatomy are desirable as part of the selection criteria, along with proficient communication skills. Prior clinical training is desirable but not a mandatory requirement.


More information on this course, see www.ucd.ie/medicine/anatomy

Closing Date: Friday 9th March 2018 (5pm)

Further Information

Steven Masterton
Course Administrator
T: +353 1 716 6634
E: anatomy@ucd.ie