Research Fellow in Signal Processing for Disaster Communications
Queen’s University Belfast
United Kingdom

Queen’s University Belfast

Research Fellow (Signal Processing for Disaster Communications)                 

Ref: 18/107081

Institute of Electronics, Communications and Information Technology

School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science


This post is available for one year as part of the prestigious Newton Institutional Link with an aim to propose a novel communications scheme to cope with the natural disaster by using 5G technologies for example amateur drones (aka UAV). The research aimed to leverage contemporary wireless technologies and infrastructure to meet the demand for connectivity in the context of natural disasters in developing countries, where poor infrastructure and underdeveloped economy in the rural and high energy consumption and pollution in the urban (due to fast urbanisation) are affecting the lives of people. The research fellow will work directly with Dr. Trung Q. Duong


The project is available from 12 February 2019 until 10 February 2021 and will be conducted at Centre for Wireless Innovation, Global Research Institute (GRI), The Institute of Electronics, Communications and Information Technology (ECIT), School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EEECS)


The successful candidate should hold a PhD in relevant discipline, such as Electronics, Electrical Engineering, have a background and expertise in realtime optimisation, disaster communications, signal processing, and wireless communications.


Anticipated interview date: Monday 4 February 2019


Salary scale:   £33,199 - £39,610 per annum (potential to progress to £43,266 per annum through sustained exceptional contribution)


Closing date: Wednesday 23 January 2019


For full criteria and to apply online, visit You must clearly demonstrate how you are meeting the criteria on your application. 


For further information or assistance contact Resourcing Team, Queen’s University Belfast, BT7 1NN. 


Telephone (028) 9097 3044 or email on


The University is committed to equality of opportunity and to selection on merit. It therefore welcomes applications from all sections of society and particularly welcomes applications from people with a disability.


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.

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