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Research Associate or Senior Research Associate in FPGA and embedded systems, with application to network system and sub-systems

University of Bristol - Department of Electrical & Electronic Engineering

Location: Bristol
Salary: £32,548 - £36,613 (Grade I) £36,613 - £41,212 (Grade J)
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 9th October 2018
Closes: 16th December 2018
Job Ref: ACAD103569
 

Please Note: This is a “rolling advert” with a nominal close date only. Applications are welcome at any time and the timing of the selection process will be dependent on the applications received. 

The High Performance Networks group (HPN), led by Professor Dimitra Simeonidou is seeking two researchers with expertise in FPGA and embedded systems design. Researchers will carry out research in network system and sub-systems application.

The High Performance Networks (HPN) group, specializes in the application and development of advanced hardware and software technologies to future optical and packet networks for 5G, data centre and smart city applications.

Several multi-million research programs and projects will provide a platform from which you will communicate and collaborate with top-researchers in UK and Europe.

You will carry out work leading to publications in high-quality, high-impact journals and presentations at international conferences in conjunction with internal and external research collaborations in industrial and academic laboratories in Europe and beyond. You will contribute towards preparation and submission of research proposals to national and international academic and industrial research funding organisations and towards further evolution of the existing experimental facilities, alongside assisting in project management duties.

You will carry out research, software development and experimental work for optical and high performance networks in the following fields:

  • Digital design of programmable optical and high performance networks
  • Network function programmability and virtualization
  • High data rate communication networks (10/100 Gbps, up to 1 Tbps)
  • Programmable and reconfigurable FPGA design and prototyping
  • Embedded system design                                             

This appointment is offered on an open-ended contract with funding for up to 24 months in the first instance, with the possibility of extension.

There is no formal closing date, but the start date for each post is flexible dependent on the circumstances of the successful candidates.

Informal enquiries can be made to:  Professor Dimitra Simeonidou (Dimitra.Simeonidou@bristol.ac.uk), Dr Reza Nejabati (reza.nejabati@bristol.ac.uk) and Dr Arash Beldachi (Arash.Beldachi@bristol.ac.uk)

We appreciate and value difference, seeking to attract, develop and retain a diverse mix of talented people that will contribute to the overall success of Bristol and help maintain our position as one of the world’s leading universities.

   
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