Research Fellow - School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science

Belfast, Northern Ireland
£35,333 - £37,474 per annum
06 Feb 2023
End of advertisement period
27 Feb 2023
Contract Type
Fixed Term, Permanent
Full Time

Job Description:

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 to conduct research into semiconductor security and specifically into the application of advanced machine learning techniques for use in hardware Trojan detection.

This project will be hosted by the Centre for Secure Information Technology at Queen’s University Belfast.

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

  • A 2:1 Honours degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering/Computer Science/Mathematics (or related discipline)
  • Obtained or are about to obtain, a PhD in a relevant subject
  • At least 3 years’ relevant research experience in FPGA/ASIC/Embedded systems design
  • Evidence of a strong publication record commensurate with career stage and experience.

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

This is a fixed term contact for 30 months. 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 8.4 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/

Informal enquiries may be directed to j.doherty@qub.ac.uk

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