BOF-69 Research MASTERS Postgraduate Student in Marine Sensor Systems for Aquaculture and health monitoring of Fish
Contract: Full Time/Fixed Term
The Wireless Sensor Network Group (WSN) at the Tyndall National Institute, University College Cork is currently advertising for the position of MENGSC Student Researcher Fish monitoring Systems development deployment and test.
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.
The Wireless Sensor Network (WSN) group at Tyndall has secured funding (as part of a European Project - IMPAQT) in the development of Smart systems for next generation fish monitoring systems. These systems will incorporate multiple sensing modalities and communications technologies to solve the research problem of fish health monitoring in a marine environment. The successful candidate will therefore be required to integrate and control the relevant components of the fish health monitoring system. This will involve identifying appropriate communications technology; sensors and developing as part of the research team appropriate customized smart sensing systems.
The successful MENGSC Student Researcher will help define, manage and implement an applied research project as 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.
Activities will include applied research implementation, software co-design of embedded systems and data processing algorithms for motion analysis and biomechanics, 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 in the area of smart system development for the marine environment.
The candidate should have:
Informal enquiries can be made in confidence to Brendan O’Flynn at brendan.oflynn @tyndall.ie.
An annual student stipend of €18,000.00 applies for this successful candidate for this position. Yearly University academic fees will paid by the Tyndall National Institute.
Step 1 - please click here to download the Application form and indicate Job Reference BOF-69.
Step 2 - return the completed application form, together with your CV, motivation letter and references to firstname.lastname@example.org. Handwritten forms will not be accepted.
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.
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.