Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Electronics and Computer Engineering

Queen's University Belfast - School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EEECS)

We seek highly qualified candidates who can build and grow innovative, mission-led research programmes to make significant contributions in tackling real-world problems, including Global Challenges highlighted by Queen’s, by identifying and enabling new forms of interdisciplinary research and education. This recruitment is central to our ambitious expansion plans allowing us to deliver against Queen’s Vision2020 
and beyond.

You will join the newly created Electronics and Computer Engineering Research Cluster, which represents a wide range of research activities, encompassing sensors, MEMs, data optimisation, multimedia processing and computer hardware acceleration. Our activities span from the creation of data through innovative sensor technologies, from embedded systems involved in capturing and processing this data right through to innovative research in performing data optimisation and technologies to accelerate its processing. We have an ethos of working with industry and an established record of technology transfer.

Your skills and experience will strengthen the core research areas of intelligent sensors, programmable hardware, data optimisation and big data acceleration. We also welcome applications from candidates wishing to explore interdisciplinary and application-driven research in areas such as bioinformatics, innovative media applications and physical sciences.

You will inspire students and facilitate motivational learning, supported by world-class teaching and research facilities, and will work with engineering and commercial teams to translate your research to real-world impact.

Queen’s ranks in the top 1% of Universities worldwide and first in the UK for intellectual property commercialisation. Dedicated to achieving excellence in research and innovation, and to advancing initiatives which positively impact society, Queen’s is also a member of the Russell Group of 24 leading UK research-intensive universities and is 4th in the UK for Electronics and Electrical Engineering.

Queen’s is well established as a leading university for promoting good employment practice, offering excellent terms and conditions, a substantial starting package, a wide range of benefits and facilities, and a family friendly working environment. The School holds an Investors in People accreditation, a Health and Wellbeing Good Practice Award, and a Silver Athena SWAN Award.

Informal enquiries may be directed to Professor Dimitrios S. Nikolopoulos, Head of School of EEECS, email: eeecs-hos@qub.ac.uk

Anticipated interview date: February 2017

Salary scales: Lecturer: £34,956 - £51,260 per annum (including contribution points)
Senior Lecturer: £49,772 - £63,008 per annum (including contribution points)

Apply online at www.qub.ac.uk/jobs. For further information or assistance contact the Personnel Department, Queen’s University Belfast, 
BT7 1NN. Telephone (028) 9097 3044 or email on personnel@qub.ac.uk.

The University is committed to equality of opportunity and to selection on merit. It therefore welcomes applications from all sections of society and particularly welcomes applications from women as females are underrepresented within this area.