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Senior Research Associate in Telecommunications Engineering

University of East Anglia - Faculty of Science, School of Computing Sciences

Location: Norwich
Salary: £33,199 to £39,609 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 9th January 2019
Closes: 1st March 2019
Job Ref: RA 1582

The University of East Anglia is an internationally renowned University with a reputation for great teaching, an unrivalled student experience, and research with real impact. The University is currently enjoying an extraordinary period of growth, rising to 12th in the league tables and 10th in the Times Higher REF table for Research Output, cementing its place as one of the UK’s very best universities. The School is on a major trajectory for growth in terms of new course developments as well as national and international research collaborations with distinguished institutions.

The School of Computing Sciences at the University of East Anglia (UEA) wishes to appoint a Senior Research Associate (SRA) in Telecommunications Engineering.

The role of the Senior Research Associate will be to oversee and contribute to the research programme a newly developing Smart Emerging Technologies Laboratory in the School of Computing Sciences under direction of Professor Gerard Parr.  Areas of relevance concern Internet of Things, Edge and Cloud Computing, Converged Network Management and UAV Protocols linked to Collision Avoidance, UAV Swarm Management and UAV Bridging Emergency Communications.

The Senior Research Associate will be educated to PhD level in an engineering, physical sciences, mathematics or computing discipline. S/he will have strong experience in one or more of the following fields: Telecommunications Networks, Wireless Sensor Networks, Edge-Cloud Resource Allocation and Management Protocols, UAV Deployment and Communications Systems.  The appointee will possess a strong background in their core discipline and will have proven self-motivated research experience.

With an ability to work independently as well as under guidance; demonstrate an interest in the fields of application of the methods being used and have excellent communication skills. You must also be able to fulfil all essential elements of the person specification.

This full time fixed-term post is available from 1 February 2019 for a fixed term period until 21 August 2021.

The University is a Bronze Athena Swan Award holder, currently working towards Silver

   
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