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Analogue Mixed-Signal Researcher - MCCI

IOC-11 Researcher - Analogue Mixed-Signal - MCCI

Contract: Full Time/Fixed Term

Microelectronic Circuits Centre Ireland (MCCI) is an EI / IDA technology centre hosted at Tyndall National Institute and University College Cork in collaboration with the University of Limerick.

Its mission is to carry out industry-led world-class mixed-signal and RF integrated circuit research to deliver trained people and IP to companies located in Ireland. Please look at for more information. 

MCCI is hiring a Analogue Mixed-Signal Senior Researcher who will report to the MCCI Core Team Principal Investigator with the following responsibilities:


  • Carry out and lead innovative research in Analogue Mixed-Signal Integrated Circuit Design in the area of Data Converters and/or Sensor Interfaces.
  • Take a leadership role on existing research projects under the direction of a Principal Investigator to develop new architectures, circuits and algorithms.
  • Working on collaborative projects with MCCI industry partners who include Xilinx, Analog Devices, Cypress, On Semi, M/A-COM, Hittite, Silicon Labs and Intel.
  • Interacting closely with postgraduate research students who are studying for a Masters or a PhD (may have an agreed role in supporting these students in their day to day research).
  • Engaging in the dissemination of the results of the research, as directed by and with the support of the MCCI Core Team Principal Investigator.
  • Independently carrying out small projects and feasibility studies including responsibility for associated administrative and management tasks.
  • Engaging in appropriate training and professional development opportunities as required by the MCCI Core Team Principal Investigator.
  • Carrying out any additional duties as may reasonably be required within the general scope and level of the post.


  • A BEng in Electronic and Electrical Engineering is essential.
  • A Masters and/or PhD in Electronic and Electrical Engineering is desirable.
  • Demonstrated expertise in area of Analogue Mixed-Signal IC Design is essential with at least 5+ years experience in either industry or academia.
  • The ability to work independently, have a lead role in research projects and to contribute as a team member in larger research projects is essential.
  • Good organization, communication and interpersonal skills are essential.
  • Significant patents and/or publications in peer-reviewed integrated circuits journals or conferences are desirable.
  • Proven track record of producing successful working silicon for high speed Analogue Mixed-Signal circuits in submicron CMOS is highly desirable with experience of silicon characterization being an advantage.
  • Having worked with industry standard CAD tools such as Matlab, Cadence and HFFS is highly desirable with experience setting up such CAD tools and associated Process Design Kits an advantage.

Further information regarding this position is availalbe from Dr. Ivan O' Connell at email

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.

Appointment may be made on the IUA Researcher Scale €36,853 - €43,828. 

Application Instructions

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  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.