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

Belfast, Northern Ireland
£35,333 per annum
14 Mar 2023
End of advertisement period
17 Apr 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 design and implement devices and antennas, and investigate around electromagnetic propagation. To support the research team within the Electromagnetic Environment (EME) Hub, aiming to develop RF and Microwave components using reconfigurable, coherent, active surfaces and passive sources.   

This is a unique opportunity to build the next generation electromagnetic systems and work at one of the leading institutions in the UK in microwave technology, the Centre for Wireless Innovation – Queen’s University Belfast, collaborating with a UK-wide team of academics and industry partners.  

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

  • Obtained or be about to obtain a PhD in a relevant area.
  • Strong publication record commensurate with stage of career.
  • At least 3 years of relevant research experience, which includes:
    • Design and implementation experience with microwave devices, antennas and surfaces;
    • Demonstrable knowledge of antenna theory, transmission line theory and electromagnetic theory;
    • Experience using RF design and simulation software such as CST Microwave Studio, Ansoft HFSS, Keysight ADS and/or FEKO; and
    • Experience in conducting measurements of circuits and antenna systems using measurement equipment such as vector network analysers and spectrum analysers.  

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 post for 36 months or until 31 May 2026, whichever is sooner. 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.  

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 (Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic and International Staff Network) 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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