Research Fellow, Institute of Electronics, Communications and Information Technology

Belfast, Northern Ireland
£34,304 per annum
25 Jul 2022
End of advertisement period
22 Aug 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Job description

The Institute of Electronics, Communications and Information Technology within the School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science (EEECS) at Queen’s University Belfast, is currently seeking to appoint an exceptional candidate to the post of Research Fellow.

The post holder will contribute to the highly prestigious ERC Consolidator Grant BEATRICE, led by Professor Michalis Matthaiou. They will develop new array architectures for beyond massive MIMO systems with extremely high directivity by injecting electromagnetic understanding into classical communication theoretic models.

The candidate will join a vibrant research group of 55 people, including 13 academics. The candidate will also have the opportunity to contribute to the research activities of the new Queen’s Global Research Institute on Electronics, Communications and Information Technology (ECIT-2).

The successful candidate must have, and your application should clearly demonstrate you have:

  • At least 2:1 honours degree in Electronics, Electrical Engineering, or closely related discipline
  • Have, or be about to obtain, a PhD in Electronics, Electrical Engineering, or closely related discipline
  • At least 3 years research experience in communication theory and electromagnetic theory for future wireless networks.

Please note the above are not an exhaustive list. For further information about the role including the essential and desirable criteria please click the Candidate Information link below.

This is a fixed term position for 2 years.

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.

At Queen’s our people are at the heart of everything we do. As a staff member you will become part of a vibrant organisational culture, which will provide you with the opportunity to achieve your full potential and enhance your career through a continuous focus on learning and development.

We offer an excellent employment package that includes:

  • Great terms & conditions
  • Pension schemes
  • Flexible working by enabling you to design your working week in collaboration with your manager through a blend of remote and office working                              
  • Family-friendly initiatives
  • Career development opportunities
  • Support for health & mental wellbeing
  • Generous holiday entitlement of 8 weeks a year (made up of 23 days annual leave, 10 closure days and 9 bank holidays)

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

We also subscribe to Equality Charter Marks such as the Diversity Charter Mark NI in addition to Athena Swan. 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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