Research Associate in Communications and Signal Processing
Imperial College London Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
United Kingdom

Job summary

Applications are invited for a Research Associate position in the EEE Department, Imperial College London. The post in part of  project "Sensing Beyond Barriers" The key idea here is to exploit a co-design between hardware and algorithms to go beyond conventional barriers in digital data acquisition.   The purpose of the post is to carry out research programmes in developing mathematical models, devising efficient algorithms and benchmarking...

Job listing information

  • Reference ENG01337
  • Date posted 5 August 2020
  • Closing date 6 September 2020

Key information about the role

  • Location South Kensington Campus (map)
  • Position type Full time, fixed term
  • Salary £40,215 – £47,579 plus benefits
  • Department Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Category Researcher / Non Clinical Researcher

Job description

Job summary

Applications are invited for a Research Associate position in the EEE Department, Imperial College London. The post in part of  project "Sensing Beyond Barriers"

The key idea here is to exploit a co-design between hardware and algorithms to go beyond conventional barriers in digital data acquisition.

The purpose of the post is to carry out research programmes in developing mathematical models, devising efficient algorithms and benchmarking the algorithms on experimental data (wherever applicable).

Other aspects of the post include undertaking project management, collaborate with academic and industry partners and/or supervise multi-disciplinary teams.

In addition, the Research Associate will be expected to submit publications to refereed journals and to attract external research funding.

Duties and responsibilities

Duties include:

  • To take initiatives in the planning of research
  • To direct the work of small research teams
  • To identify and develop suitable techniques and apparatus for the collection and analysis of data
  • To conduct data analysis
  • To ensure the validity and reliability of data at all times
  • To maintain accurate and complete records of all findings
  • To write reports for submission to research sponsors
  • To present findings to colleagues and at conferences

Essential requirements

Candidates must hold a PhD (or equivalent) in Wireless Communications and Signal Processing or a closely related or equivalent research or industrial experience.

Further information

*Candidates who have not yet been awarded their PhD will initially be appointed at the Research Assistant level within the salary range £35,477 - £38,556 per annum.

Please note that job descriptions cannot be exhaustive and the post-holder may be required to undertake other duties, which are broadly in line with the above key responsibilities.

All Imperial employees are expected to follow the 7 principles of Imperial Expectations

In addition to the above, employees are required to observe and comply with all College policies and regulations.

Imperial College is committed to equality of opportunity, to eliminating discrimination and to creating an inclusive working environment. We are an Athena SWAN Silver award winner, a Stonewall Diversity Champion, a Disability Confident Employer and work in partnership with GIRES to promote respect for trans people.

The College is a proud signatory to the San-Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA), which means that in hiring and promotion decisions, we evaluate applicants on the quality of their work, not the journal impact factor where it is published. For more information, see https://www.imperial.ac.uk/research-and-innovation/about-imperial-research/research-evaluation/

The College believes that the use of animals in research is vital to improve human and animal health and welfare. Animals may only be used in research programmes where their use is shown to be necessary for developing new treatments and making medical advances. Imperial is committed to ensuring that, in cases where this research is deemed essential, all animals in the College’s care are treated with full respect, and that all staff involved with this work show due consideration at every level. http://www.imperial.ac.uk/research-and-innovation/about-imperial-research/research-integrity/animal-research/


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