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Research Engineer, School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Dublin, Leinster (IE)
£38,845.91 - £47,478.34 per annum
Closing date
18 Jun 2024

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Applications are invited for a temporary post of a Research Engineer within UCD School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering.

This is an opportunity for a flexible CMOS RF/mixed-signal circuit designer to assist with the development of Radio Frequency (RF) Integrated Circuits. This industry-inspired project needs to implement mm-wave frequency synthesisers focusing on automotive applications for future short-range sub-millisecond snapshot sub-cm depth resolution 3D MIMO radar imaging systems.

The research engineer will carry out the development of highly energy efficient and high-performance mm-wave frequency synthesizers. The successful candidate will be responsible for the circuit design simulations and verifications, schematic and layout design of various Radio Frequency (RF)/mixed signal CMOS circuit building blocks to support the system. They will also support the design of the measurement environment and setups.

Salary Range: €45,000 - €55,000 Per Annum

Appointment on the above range will be dependent upon qualifications and experience.

Closing date: 12:00 noon (local Irish time) on 18th of June 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.

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


UCD is Ireland's most globally engaged university with over 37,000 students drawn from 152 countries, including over 4,500 students based at locations outside of Ireland. 
The international standing of UCD has grown in recent years; it is currently ranked within the top 1% of higher education institutions world-wide.
As Ireland's largest university, with its great strength and diversity of disciplines, UCD embraces its role to contribute to the flourishing of Ireland through the study of people, society, business, economy, culture, languages and the creative arts, as well as through research and innovation. 
Over the last decade UCD researchers have increased their annual number of papers in the international literature by 39% and have authored more than 34,000 papers in total. 56% of the papers were co-authored with researchers from more than 130 countries. These papers are cited by other researchers at a rate that is 73% above the world average.
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