Research Fellow, School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Belfast, Northern Ireland
£34,304 - £40,927 per annum
17 Jan 2022
End of advertisement period
31 Jan 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term, Permanent
Full Time

Application closing date 31/01/2022
Salary £34,304 - £40,927 per annum
Job category/type Research

Job description

The School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science (EEECS) at Queen’s University Belfast, is seeking a Research Fellow to join our Biohaviour team and be part of our exciting programme - Re-Imagining Engineering Design (RIED).

The research will be carried out as part of the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) funded project – “Re-Imagining Engineering Design - Growing Radical Cyber-Physical-Socio Phenotypes” which is led by Queen’s University Belfast in partnership with Loughborough University, University of York and ten major UK industrial companies including Airbus, Rolls-Royce and Spirit Aero systems.

The successful candidate will be responsible for providing distributed software to support the integration of design and manufacturing systems. This will involve development of agent-based software models to support autonomous interaction among design components; and development of scalable software to support management of large populations of design solutions. You will also work in partnership with other Biohaviour Researchers in QUB, York and Loughborough delivering a team solution for the whole programme.

This role offers substantial career development and you will be part of an exemplary team with exceptional technical and leadership experience. You will also have the opportunity to work with leading academics and industry partners who are leaders in their fields.

The successful candidate must have and your CV/Cover letter form should clearly demonstrate you have:

  • 2.1 Honours Degree (or equivalent) in Computer Science or closely related discipline.
  • A PhD or about to obtain in Computer Science.
  • At least 3 years relevant research experience to include:
    • Undertaking research in the area of parallel/distributed computing.
    • Development of parallel/distributed software.
    • Exploration of performance aspects of parallel/distributed systems.
    • A proven track record of using experimental models to carry out analyses, critical evaluations, and interpretations of experimental data as relevant to the research project.
    • Working effectively as part of a research team in the development and promotion of the research theme
    • Strong publication record, commensurate with stage of career.

Please note the above are not an exhaustive list. 

Fixed term contract posts are available for the stated period in the first instance but in particular circumstances may be renewed or made permanent subject to availability of funding.

Queen’s University is committed to promoting equality of opportunity to all. We have created an inclusive culture by establishing various staff networks such as iRise and PRISM which help us to progress equality.

We also subscribe to Equality Charter Marks such as Stonewall Workplace Equality Index and Diversity Charter Mark NI in addition to Athena SWAN award. For further information on our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion please visit: www.qub.ac.uk/diversitywww.qub.ac.uk/qgi and www.qub.ac.uk/sites/StaffGateway/StaffNetworks

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