JBU-11 PhD Student in RF and Antenna Design

Határidő: 03/06/2020

Tyndall National Institute
Engineering › Electronic engineering
First Stage Researcher (R1)
Recognised Researcher (R2)
06/03/2020 17:00 – Europe/London

Ireland › Cork

Contract: Full Time/Fixed Term

The Tyndall National Institute, at University College, Cork is a world leader in the development of wearable 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.

The Wireless Sensor Network Group (WSN),Tyndall National Institute – University College Cork, invites applications for a PhD Studentship in RF and Antenna Design. The applied research program will focus on solving the technical challenges associated with antenna and RF Design, Simulation and Measurement in this exciting and rapidly expanding R&D field.

The successful candidate will work on research projects under the direction of a project team leader to design and develop novel antenna architectures for IoT applications.

The studentship will offer the opportunity to:

  • Complete a cutting-edge research project in a core technology area that is in great demand
  • Complete your research within a highly experienced research team
  • Access Tyndall’s world-class facilities
  • Publish in leading journals and present at top international conferences
  • Complete advanced training courses
  • Develop translational skills, e.g. project management, communication & dissemination and entrepreneurial skills
  • Connect with our global network of industry and academic research partners
  • Join a diverse community of young researchers from across the world
  • The PhD studentship will be based at the Tyndall Institute, University College Cork.

Essential Criteria

  • The minimum academic qualification is a first or upper second class honours degree (or an equivalent international degree) in electrical engineering, electronic engineering, physics or related relevant discipline.
  • The successful candidate will be highly analytical with good interpersonal and organisational skills.
  • The successful candidate will be highly innovative with a strong desire to create world-beating RF and
  • Antenna research for real-life applications.
  • Experience in EM simulation software

An annual student stipend of €18,500 applies for this successful candidate for this position. Yearly University Academic Fees will paid by the Tyndall National Institute.

If you are interested in helping us achieve our ambition, complete and submit an application form and motivation letter.

Application Instructions: Please click here to Apply

Postgraduate applicants whose first language is not English must provide evidence of English language proficiency as per UCC regulations (www.ucc.ie/en/study/comparison/english/postgraduate). Certificates should be valid (usually less than 2 years old) and should be uploaded with their application. In special circumstances the panel may consider a prior degree in English (e.g. Master thesis written in English) as evidence of English language proficiency.

Please note that Garda vetting and/or an international police clearance check may form part of the selection process.

The University, at its discretion, may undertake to make an additional appointment(s) from this competition following the conclusion of the process.

At this time, Tyndall National Institute does not require the assistance of recruitment agencies.

Tyndall National Institute at University College, Cork is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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