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Professor of Electronic Engineering (1980)

Trinity College Dublin, The University of Dublin - Discipline of Electronic and Electrical Engineering

Location: Dublin - Ireland
Salary: €114,740 to €140,961
£102,049.87 to £125,370.85 converted salary*
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 30th July 2018
Closes: 12th October 2018
Job Ref: 033145

School: School of Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Mathematics and Science

Location: Aras An Phiarsaigh, Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin, College Green, Dublin 2, Ireland

Reports To: Head of School

Salary: Appointment will be made on the Professor scale (€114,740 - €140,961) at a point in line with Irish government pay policy

We invite applications to two tenure track posts in the discipline of Electronic and Electrical Engineering at Trinity College Dublin (ranked #1 in Ireland in 2018). These posts are part of new investment in research and education at Trinity through the E3 initiative. The broad areas are in Electronics Design and Reconfigurable Hardware. This year we host FPL2018, one of the largest international conferences in Reconfigurable Hardware. The Discipline has an  excellent track record in Research and Industry collaboration, ranging from fundamental research in communications, signal processing and energy distribution with Science Foundation Ireland through to the latest developments in neural engineering and media dsp . Industry collaborators include Intel,XilinxYouTubeGoogleThe FoundryHuaweiESB. Staff in the Discipline are involved in leadership roles with the CONNECT and ADAPT research centres also reflecting major national funding in these areas.

Academic pay scales for Trinity College can be found here and an Assistant Professor can expect to progress through those scales pending appropriate performance. Ireland is well provisioned with research funding opportunities with Science Foundation Ireland,, Enterprise Ireland and EU Research initiatives and the electronics industry is seeing a renaissance with companies like Qualcomm, Jaguar, Xilinx, Huawei increasing their R&D footprint here.

The successful candidate will have a Ph.D in Electronics or related discipline. They will be expected to help build advanced courses in Electronics Design e.g. within our MSc in Electronic Information Engineering as well as build research teams in the area. Candidates will also show potential to collaborate with centres of excellence in the School of Engineering e.g. Signal processing, Communications or Bioengineering.

Detailed information can be found on the Departmental webpages and applications should be made through the portal

Please contact the Head of School Henry Rice ( or the Head of Department Anil Kokaram ( for any further queries about these posts.

Closing Date: 12 Noon (GMT), Friday 12th October 2018

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