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Research Fellow, Near-Field Communications Technologies

Belfast, Northern Ireland
£38,969 per annum
Closing date
6 May 2024

Application closing date: 06/05/2024
Salary: £38,969 per annum
Job category/type: Research

The Centre for Wireless Innovation in EEECS at Queen’s University Belfast, is currently seeking to appoint an exceptional candidate to the post of Research Fellow to work for the prestigious ERC Consolidator Grant BEATRICE, led by Professor Michalis Matthaiou.  

The successful candidate will work on modelling, transceiver design, wireless power transfer and optimization of near-field communications.   

The candidate will join a vibrant research group of 75 people, including 13 academics. The candidates will also have the opportunity to contribute to the research activities of the new Queen’s Momentum One Zero (M1.0).    

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 massive MIMO, reconfigurable intelligent surfaces. wireless power transfer, communication theory, optimization or related area.
  • Evidence of strong publication record commensurate with stage of career.  

Please note the above is 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 fixed term contracts for 24 months, or available 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: and    

Informal enquiries may be directed to Dr Okan Yurduseven (

Candidate Information               
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