JM-03 PhD Scholarship in Precision Analogue Mixed-Signal Circuits
Contract: Full Time/Fixed Term
MCCI in Collaboration with Analog Devices is offering a number of PhD scholarship positions in the area of Precision Analog Mixed-Signal Circuits. This is a unique opportunity to undertake a programme of research in close collaboration with Analog Devices.
Microelectronic Circuits Centre Ireland (MCCI) is an EI / IDA technology centre hosted at the Tyndall National Institute. Its mission is to carry out industry-led world-class Analog, Mixed-Signal and RF integrated circuit research and to deliver trained people and IP to industry. MCCI is collaborating with 35 companies and many of the staff transfer into the thriving microelectronics industry in Ireland. MCCI targets real-life applications with its research and currently has projects in diverse topics such as DNA detection for food safety, next generation communications, biomedical imaging sensors, Industry 4.0 sensors, bio-sensing, imaging for security applications and early cancer detection and integrated power management solutions.
Analog Devices design and manufacture a variety of semiconductor solutions that operate at the intersection of the physical and digital worlds to sense, measure and interpret signals and connect them to the cloud. The applications areas include sustainable transport, 5G wireless networks, the connected factory, green energy, and digital healthcare and personal electronics. Analog Devices has a large presence in Ireland with centres at Cork, Limerick and Dublin with many engineers working at the cutting edge of technology with customers in these markets. The culture of the company stresses innovation, excellence, collaboration and life-long learning. The culture is sustained by a steady stream of bright and enthusiastic new talent.
About Your Studies
As a Doctoral candidate you will be offered a 4-year scholarship, based in the Tyndall National Institutes offices in Cork. You will have a proven ability for working independently and will undertake a programme of research. An official go/no go progress assessment will be completed within your first 12 months. At the end of the 4 years, you are required to write and submit a thesis for examination.
We have available a number of scholarships in the area of Analogue Mixed-Signal Design for Precision Circuits: These will encompass a number of areas including:
What We Offer
A generous annual student stipend applies for this successful candidate for this position. Yearly University academic fees will paid by the Tyndall National Institute.
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Tyndall National Institute at University College, Cork is an Equal Opportunities Employer.