Research Fellow - #972303

Queen's University Belfast

Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Belfast
Contract type: Contractor
Work schedule: Full day
Queen's University Belfast



Full Time


5th February 2024

19th February 2024


The Centre for Wireless Innovation (CWI) in the School of 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. The post holder will conduct in-depth research in Electromagnetics and Information Theory (EIT). They will investigate and apply EIT concepts to model and analyse signal transmission mechanisms in spatially continuous EM fields, develop methodologies for EM channel modelling and EM noise analysis and utilize mathematical tools, including degrees of freedom and random field theories, for performance analysis based on EIT. The post holder will explore applications of EIT-inspired technologies to stress test the theoretical limits of EM systems.

This is a unique opportunity to build the next generation electromagnetic systems and work at one of the leading institutions in the UK in microwave technology, collaborating with a UK-wide team of academics and industry partners.

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 a relevant area.

  • Relevant research experience, including:

    • Design and implementation of MIMO and massive MIMO systems.

    • Demonstrable knowledge of antenna theory, transmission line theory and electromagnetic theory.

    • Experience using modelling tools, such as MATLAB, Python, CST, FEKO, and/or HFSS.

    • Experience in MIMO systems and models including white-noised, scalar-quantity, far-field, discretized, and monochromatic EM fields.

  • Strong publication record commensurate with stage of career.

Please note the above are not an exhaustive list. For further information about the role including the essential and desirable criteria, please visit our website.

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 Ethn! ic 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 our website.

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