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Radar Signal Processing Research Fellow

University of Birmingham - College of Engineering and Physical Sciences

Location: Birmingham
Salary: £34,980 to £44,263 p.a. Grade 7
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 6th February 2024
Closes: 3rd March 2024
Job Ref: 102587

Full time starting salary is normally in the range £34,980 to £44,263 with potential progression once in post to £46,974

Full Time, Fixed Term contract for up to 2 years

Closing date: 3rd March 2024

Travel may be required for this role  

Main Responsibilities

The responsibilities may include some but not all of the responsibilities outlined below.

  • Apply knowledge in a way which develops new intellectual understanding
  • Develop radar processing algorithms for over the horizon radar (OTHR)
  • Analyse and interpret data
  • Disseminate research findings for publication, research seminars etc.
  • Engage with industry partners regarding the design of the radar transmitters and receivers
  • Supervise students on research related work and provide guidance to PhD students 
  • Undertake management/administration arising from research
  • Contribute to School research-related activities and research-related administration
  • Assist, where appropriate, with field trials of an OTHR system
  • Deal with problems that may affect the achievement of research objectives and deadlines
  • Promotes equality and values diversity acting as a role model and fostering an inclusive working culture.

Person Specification

  • Higher degree (or near to completion) in Electronic Engineering or a related field
  • The ideal candidate will have experience in signal processing and in particular the development of real-time algorithms
  • Experience working with radar systems is desirable
  • Experience developing tracking algorithms is desirable
  • High level analytical capability
  • Ability to communicate complex information clearly
  • Ability to assess resource requirements and use resources effectively
  • Understanding of and ability to contribute to broader management/administration processes
  • Contribute to the planning and organising of research programmes
  • Co-ordinate own work with others to avoid conflict or duplication of effort
  • Knowledge of the protected characteristics of the Equality Act 2010, and how to actively ensure in day to day activity in own area that those with protected characteristics are treated equally and fairly 

Informal enquiries can be made to Name (Email Address), Tel Number (if want to include)

To download the full job description and details of this position and submit an electronic application online please click on the above ‘Apply’ button. Please quote the Job Ref 102857 in all enquiries.

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