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Research Fellow: Novel Antenna R&D Engineer

Belfast, Northern Ireland
£37,841 - £40,134 per annum
Closing date
4 Mar 2024

Application closing date: 04/03/2024
Salary: £37,841 - £40,134 per annum
Job category/type: Research

The Centre for Wireless Innovation (CWI), in EEECS, at Queen’s University Belfast, is currently seeking to appoint an exceptional candidate to the post of Research Fellow.

The post holder will be a highly productive, ambitious and collaborative member of a tri-party USA-Ireland project exploring ‘Highly efficient magnetoelectric nano-antennas’’, funded by the Department of Economy, UK, in partnership with Tyndall National Institute, Ireland and University of Utah, USA. 

The Research Fellow will lead research in the development and characterisation of novel antenna structures and new materials and become an active member of the Centre for Wireless Innovation and the School of EEECS at QUB, assisting in the production of world leading research output.

The successful candidate must have, and your application should clearly demonstrate that you meet the following criteria: 

  • Have, or be about to obtain, a PhD in Electronics, Electrical Engineering, or closely related discipline.
  • Research experience in EM related antennas and propagation field.
  • Experience in designing novel microwave antennas with strong focus on physical measurement characterisation.
  • Evidence of strong publication record commensurate with stage of career.

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

This post is available on a fixed term contract for 36 months, or available until 31 December 2027, 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: and

Informal enquiries may be directed to: Dimitry Zelenchuk -

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