Research Fellow, Design and Implementation of Wideband Antenna Arrays - #961002


Date: 1 month ago
City: Belfast
Contract type: Full time
Work schedule: Full day

Application closing date: 12/02/2024

Salary: £37,841 per annum

Job category/type: Research

The School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science (EEECS) at Queen’s University Belfast, is currently seeking to appoint an exceptional candidate to the post of Research Fellow to be a highly productive, ambitious and collaborative member of the research project/team assisting in the design and implementation of antenna arrays for ultrawideband (UWB) operation.   

The successful candidate will work as part of a research team, within an existing funded project, aiming to develop a UWB system which will include digital signal processing and channel modelling.  

The successful candidate must have, and your application should clearly demonstrate that you meet the following criteria:  

  • Hold or be about to obtain (within six months) a PhD in a relevant subject.

  • At least a 2.1 undergraduate’s degree in electrical/electronic engineering or physics.

  • Relevant design and implementation experience of RF/Microwave antennas.

  • Experience with using antenna design software such as CST, HFSS, ADS.

  • Experience in conducting measurements and characterisation of antennas using measurement equipment such as vector network analysers, spectrum analysers and anechoic chambers.

  • A publication record in line with stage of career in prestigious leading journals (e.g. IEEE TMTT) and presentations at major international conferences.

  • Demonstrable breadth and depth of knowledge in microwave circuits theory and techniques.    

Please note the above are not an exhaustive list. For further information about the role including the essential and desirable criteria please click on the Candidate Information link below. 

This post is available on a fixed term contract for 16 months. 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 Dmitry Zelenchuk via ***********   

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