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Post-doctoral Research Fellow Lv 1, School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Dublin, Leinster (IE)
£36,932.10 per annum
Closing date
24 Apr 2024

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Applications are invited for a temporary post of a Post-doctoral Research Fellow Level 1 within UCD School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering.

Ref. no. 017235

This postdoc position is available at the Internet of Things Engineering lab at UCD Dublin in collaboration with MCCI ( UCD researchers are currently developing low complexity deep neural network (DNN) techniques for deployment in IoT-enabled edge sensors for biomedical, industrial applications. Current efforts are focused on achieving optimization via model compression, quantization, etc. In this context, we are looking to hire 2 post-doctoral researchers who can conduct and supervise research on 1) development and optimization of DNN techniques for edge devices 2) Architectural design, circuit design, and implementation of efficient DNN accelerator hardware in terms of power, area, and performance. The candidate will also work in close collaboration with other hardware design researchers at UCD and MCCI tailoring DNN algorithms to support hardware limitations and opportunities. The selected candidates will have opportunities to co-supervise graduate students, participate in international conferences and collaborate with other academic and industrial researchers.

Fixed Salary: €42,783 Per Annum

Closing date: 12:00 noon (local Irish time) on 24th of April 2024.

Applications must be submitted by the closing date and time specified. Any applications which are still in progress at the closing time of 12:00 noon (Local Irish Time) on the specified closing date will be cancelled automatically by the system. UCD are unable to accept late applications.
UCD do not require assistance from Recruitment Agencies. Any CV's submitted by Recruitment Agencies will be returned.

The PD1 position is intended for early stage researchers, either just after completion of a PhD or for someone entering a new area for the first time. If you have already completed your PD1 stage in UCD or will soon complete a PD1, or you are an external applicant whose total Postdoctoral experience, inclusive of the duration of the advertised post, would exceed 4 years, you should not apply and should refer to PD2 posts instead.

Prior to application, further information (including application procedure) should be obtained from the Work at UCD website:


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