Research Fellow - Signal Processing & Project Management

City, University of London - School of Mathematics, Computer Science and Engineering


City, University of London is a global university committed to academic excellence with a focus on business and the professions and an enviable central London location.

City is in the UK’s top twenty (The Guardian University Guide) and in the world’s top five per cent (Times Higher Education World University Rankings). City attracts around 19,500 students (35% at postgraduate level) from 150 countries, is well above the sector average for graduate employability in most of its subjects, is in the top ten in the UK for starting salaries and is top in London for student satisfaction (Complete University Guide 2016).

Opportunity for a researcher with strong Signal Processing and EU Project Management background to undertake the development of Intelligent Methods and the Project Management role for the District Heating and Cooling (DHC) for the EU project InDeal. This is a 25 month, 0.54 FTE post for a Research Fellow with EU project experience. You will be based in the Systems and Control Research Centre in the School of Mathematics Computer Science and Engineering, City, University of London and will work closely with Professors Nicos Karcanias. You will have a key role in the management and development of the DHC system.


The Research Fellow will be responsible for developing the intelligent methods and signal processing algorithms required for the development of supervisory control of the District Heating and Cooling system and undertake the role of Project Manager for the project. This will involve the day to day running of the project and overseeing the overall project activities.

Person Specification

The post holder should have a good first degree in Electrical Engineering with Signal Processing and PhD in Signal Processing and Intelligent Methods, must demonstrate research experience with significant participation in EU projects and publications record in the area field of Signal Processing. The candidate must demonstrate experience in computational, and theoretical research in the field of the project and demonstrate experience with management of EC funded research projects involving automation. Industrial experience, good IT skills and high-level interpersonal skills are highly desirable.

Additional Information

In return, we offer a comprehensive package of in-house staff training and development, and benefits that include a defined benefit pension scheme.

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