Post-Doctoral Researcher

University College Cork - Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering - College of Science, Engineering and Food Science

School: School of Engineering
Contract Type: Fixed Term Whole-Time
Salary: €36,488-€43,394 p.a. (IUA Salary Scale)

Position Summary

An exciting opportunity exists for a post-doctoral researcher to work on the CAOS Smart Camera, a new emerging camera technology. The CAOS Smart Camera project is an Enterprise Ireland-EU funded project focused on designing and experimentally demonstrating a working prototype of the CAOS optical camera for automotive applications. The successful applicant will be a creative, experimental hands-on design and development researcher. The applicant will play a leading role in the project and is expected to have a high level of initiative to drive the project and meet project deliverables. The preferred applicant will have demonstrated expertise (theoretical and hardware) in computer vision, image processing, pattern recognition, and machine learning techniques needed to program the CAOS smart camera hardware electronics using languages such as C, C++, Visual Basic, MATLAB and others. Experience with coding theory and communications theory would be desirable. The applicant should have a PhD degree in computer science/electrical/computer/electronic engineering. The initial appointment is at the appropriate qualification level (Post-doc) and is for 18 months that can be extended for an additional 6 months based on project milestone progress. The appointed candidate will work under the supervision of Chair Professor Nabeel Riza, Head of the Photonic Information Processing Systems Laboratory, School of Engineering, University College Cork, Ireland. Email your CV and 1 page Motivation/Fit statement for the position to Prof. Riza at Additional information on the CAOS Smart Camera can be seen at

Post duration: 18 months (with a possible 6 months extension)
Project: Development, design and experimental demonstration of the CAOS smart camera prototype for automotive applications.
Salary: €36,488 - €43,394 p.a. (IUA Salary Scale)

For full particulars on this post please refer to: 

For Informal Enquiries on the post candidates should contact:

Name: Nabeel Riza
Title: Chair Professor of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Email Address: 

To Apply:

Please submit a Motivation/Fit statement and C.V (in one PDF document) to Prof. Nabeel Riza, Email Address:, on or before the closing date 5th November 2017.

Supplementary Information on the lab is available at the following URL: 

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