Researcher: Embedded Systems Engineer (12 months)
Contract: Full Time/Fixed Term
The Wireless Sensor Network Group at the Tyndall National Institute, University College Cork is currently advertising for the position of Application Engineer – Wireless Sensor Networks.
The Tyndall National Institute, at University College, Cork is a world leader in the development of smart 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.
As a result of funding secured under significant commercial and government investment, the Wireless Sensor Network Group, Tyndall National Institute - University College Cork, invites applications for an appointment as an Application Engineer to implement research-focused platforms in the area of Wearable WSN for Connected Health and Wellness monitoring.
Reporting to the WSN Head of Group or his nominee, this is an exciting opportunity to help define and implement applied research projects in a variety of fast-moving, industrially relevant areas. Working with the Wireless Sensor Network (WSN) Head of Group and industry applied research team, the successful candidate will be part of a team of multi-disciplinary industry aligned researchers with expertise in microsystems technology, wireless sensors, electronics and low-power system hardware and software design to execute industry defined applied research projects. The team comprises of engineers, researchers and postgraduate students with various levels of experience and qualifications.
Activities will include applied research implementation, hardware/software co-design of embedded systems, and travel to international conferences, workshops, industry meetings, proposal project meetings, to strategically position Tyndall WSN as a world-leading industry-focused applied research group.
This position may be appointed on Grade 5, Scale (B) €41,262 - €50,848. In all instances the successful appointment will be at the first point of the scale.
Informal enquiries can be made in confidence to John Barton at firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date for applications for this position is 31st December 2018, at 5pm.
Step 1 - click here to download and complete the application form
Step 2 – return completed application form, together with your CV and motivation letter to email@example.com.
Handwritten forms will not be accepted. No late applications will be accepted.
A full candidate information pack is available to download by clicking here.
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.
Please note that an appointment to posts advertised will be dependent on University approval, together with the terms of the employment control framework for the higher education sector.
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.