During your PhD, you’re not just learning about your research topic. You’re also learning core skills that apply to jobs both in and out of academia.
The Wireless Sensor Network Group (WSN) at the Tyndall National Institute, University College Cork is currently advertising for a number of positions, including Electrical Engineers, Post Docs, and Research Assistants.
The Tyndall National Institute, at University College, Cork is a world leader in the development of smart sensor systems for use in the body, on the body and around the body. Working closely with a global range of academic, business and clinical partners, our technology is under evaluation by several multinational corporations and is approaching market readiness in a number of areas.
As a result of funding secured under significant commercial and government investment, the Wireless Sensor Network Group, Tyndall National Institute - University College Cork, invites applications for appointments as Electrical Engineers (junior and senior level), Post docs, and Research Assistants in the area of wearable sensors for Health and Wellness monitoring.
Reporting to the WSN Head of Group or his nominee, this is an exciting opportunity to help define and implement applied research projects in the fast-moving, industrially relevant area of wearable sensing systems. Working with the Wireless Sensor Network (WSN) Head of Group and industry applied research team, the successful candidate will be part of a team of multi-disciplinary industry-aligned researchers with expertise in microsystems technology, wireless sensors, RF smart systems, electronics, low-power system hardware, embedded software design, and algorithms design to execute industry defined applied research projects. The team comprises of engineers, researchers and postgraduate students with various levels of experience and qualifications.
There are a number of positions open on several projects (briefly described below). Successful candidates may work on single or multiple projects according to their experience. The positions shall be filled as early as possible and will run until the end of the projects.
Applications from students interested in pursuing a Master’s degree (2 years) or PhD (3 years) will also be considered. Students at the Tyndall National Institute, University College Cork receive a monthly salary as well as paid tuition fees for their studies.
Examples of projects currently developed at Tyndall WSN Group
Informal enquiries can be made in confidence to Salvatore Tedesco at salvatore.tedesco @tyndall.ie
Informal enquiries can be made in confidence to Salvatore Tedesco at salvatore.tedesco @tyndall.ie or John Barton at email@example.com
Informal enquiries can be made in confidence to John Barton at firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information and to upload your application (CV, cover letter, contact information for potential references) please contact the reference points mentioned above.
Deadline for application: individual dates according to the subproject
Master/PhD students: 18k € + paid tuition fees
Research Assistants scale: 21.6k € - 34.3k €
Post-doctorate Researchers scale: 36.8k € - 43.8k €
Engineer scale: 41.2k € - 50.8k €
Senior Engineer scale: 48.7k € - 58.1k €
Positioning on the proper scale/level will be based according to shown relevant experience.
Please note that Garda vetting and international police clearance check may form part of the selection process.Continue reading
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