Tyndall National Institute

Tyndall National Institute

Masters by Research Fellowship: New Design & Integration Techniques for 6G RF Components and RF sub-systems


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DP-20 Masters by Research Fellowship: New Design & Integration Techniques for 6G RF Components and RF sub-systems

Contract: Full Time/Fixed Term

The Advanced RF Technologies (ART) Group at Tyndall National Institute (TNI) and University College Cork, Cork, Ireland is inviting applications for a Masters by Research Fellowship in New Design & Integration Techniques for 6G RF Components and RF sub-systems. We are looking for highly-motivated research-oriented individual with strong background in RF circuit design, wave-propagation and antennas to work on cutting edge research in RF front- end-antenna sub-systems for the Internet of Everything (IoE). The successful candidate will pursue a MS by Research degree at University College Cork while working on a sponsored research project.

  • Acoustic wave-resonator-based filters
  • Waveguide RF filters, passives and antenna systems
  • MMIC RF circuits and active components
  • Additive manufacturing technologies for 3D Printed RF systems
  • The student researcher will become a member of a diverse and vibrant community of students, research professionals and academics at TNI and UCC and will have access to world-class RF characterization, antenna measurement and manufacturing facilities at TNI and UCC. Further information on our community and infrastructure can be found in the following websites: Advanced RF Technology Group: https: // advancedrftechnologies.com/ University College Cork: https: // www. ucc.ie/en/, Tyndall National Institute: .

    Key responsibilities

    The MS student will be a member of a research team comprising MS and PhD students, and Post-doctoral research professionals. The successful candidate is expected to carry out impartial and innovative research that will result in high-impact publications (e.g, IEEE journals and conferences) and the successful completion of a graduate degree. The position will involve RF design, electromagnetic design, manufacturing, testing and integration of RF components. Progress reports, literature reviews and participation in conferences are to be expected. Participation in teaching, lab organization and education and public engagement activities.

    Essential Criteria

  • First honors degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Physics or related relevant discipline.
  • The candidate must have taken classes in Electronic circuits, Electromagnetics, Microwave engineering, RF circuits and have achieved high grades.
  • Experience with RF/Electromagnetic CAD design tools, e.g, ADS Keysight, CADENCE and ANSYS HFSS, CST or equivalent.
  • Bachelor's thesis or impartial research study in areas relevant to the position.
  • Experience in circuit design.
  • The candidate must have high analytical, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
  • The candidate must demonstrate proficiency in English alongside with good scientific writing and communication skills.
  • The candidate must be available to start no later than July 1st 2024.
  • Desired Criteria

  • Experience using network analyzer, RF probe station
  • Experience in using antenna characterization equipment
  • Experience in additive/digital/advanced manufacturing
  • Experience in PCB manufacturing
  • Experience in COMSOL multi-physics
  • IEEE conference/journal publications
  • What we offer : The fellowship will provide an 18 month-long student appointment at an annual rate of €22,000 to support the completion of a Master by Research degree at UCC with the potential to be extended to a PhD degree later on. The fellowship will also cover expenses towards University academic fees, travels to IEEE conferences to present the outcomes of the project and training opportunities.

    For more information and informal enquiries, please contact Dimitra Psychogiou at [email protected].

    Closing date of application is 14th June, 2024

    Application Instructions

    Return the following documents: 1) CV, 2) Detailed degree transcripts in English, 3) motivation letter elaborating on how you meet the essential criteria and 4) three contact addresses. Only applications providing 1-4 will be considered.

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    Postgraduate applicants whose first language is not English must provide evidence of English language proficiency as per UCC regulations (https: // www. ucc.ie/en/study/comparison/english/postgraduate/). Certificates should be valid (usually less than 2 years old) and should be uploaded with their application.

    Please note that Garda vetting and/or an international police clearance check may form part of the selection process.

    The University, at its discretion, may undertake to make an additional appointment(s) from this competition following the conclusion of the process.

    At this time, Tyndall National Institute does not require the assistance of recruitment agencies.

    Tyndall National Institute at University College, Cork is an Equal Opportunities Employer

    Job details


    Masters by Research Fellowship: New Design & Integration Techniques for 6G RF Components and RF sub-systems


    Tyndall National Institute




    May 11, 2024

    Application deadline

    June 14, 2024

    Job type



    Agricultural Science,Engineering,Physics,Space Science

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