COM-16 Head of Group – ICT 4 Energy Efficiency (ICT4EE)
Contract: Full Time/ Fixed Term
Tyndall National Institute is a leading European research centre in integrated ICT (Information and Communications Technology) hardware and systems. Specialising in both electronics and photonics – materials, devices, circuits and systems. Central to our mission is delivering economic impact through research excellence. We work with industry and academia to transform research into products in our core market areas of electronics, communications, energy, health, agri-food and the environment. We generate over €35m in income each year with approximately 85% coming from competitively won contracts.
With a network of over 200 industry partners and customers worldwide, we are focused on delivering real impact from our excellent research.
As the national institute for photonics and micro/nanoelectronics and a research flagship of UCC, the institute employs 600 researchers, engineers and support staff, including 130 full-time graduate students.
The ICT for Energy Efficiency Group (ICT4EE) primarily focuses on developing power management solutions encompassing ultra-low power energy harvesting PMICs (Power Management ICs), system level simulation models and system integration of materials and devices via internal and external collaborations with academic and industry partners particularly in the energy, industry 4.0 and medtech sectors.
The job is an effective combination of technical (technologies and applications), program management (across multiple projects and disciplines) and industry engagement expertise requiring specialist technical skills and applications knowledge in some or all of the following areas: Energy harvesting, micro-power management, energy efficiency methodologies, renewable energies, energy demand management, micro-grids, wireless sensor networks, system integration, conditional monitoring, asset tracking, industry 4.0, power electronics and packaging.
The role requires direct management of Tyndall personnel & budgets as well as representation of Tyndall and overall project consortium interests with other stakeholders such as the European Commission, industry partners and funders, industry and academic associations, etc.
The Group leader will strategically form networks of academic and industry contacts and create consortia for proposal writing & undertaking projects, scoping studies as well as participating in committees, workshops & industry associations.
The Group leader will develop and lead an ongoing strategy for Tyndall leadership in providing ‘power IoT solutions’, co-ordinating multiple Tyndall activities in collaboration with other Tyndall Groups in Irish, EU & international proposals, projects, technology roadmapping, etc.
Informal enquiries can be made in confidence to Cian O’Mathuna at email@example.com
Appointment may be made on the Senior Admin Scale IV (A) €77,420- €92,540; Senior Admin Scale IV (B) €81,356-€97,274. Salary placement on appointment will be in accordance with public sector pay policy.
Closing Date for Applications is 5.00pm on 17th January, 2020.
Step 1- Click here to download and complete the Application form and indicate Job Reference COM-16.
Step 2- Return completed Application form, together with your CV and motivation letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. Handwritten forms will not be accepted.
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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.