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International Relations Officer

City CouncilCork

For full job description and details on how to apply: http://www.corkcity.ie/recruitment Closing date: 30/05/2022 Please note that this advertisement is being hosted by the Public Appointments Service on publicjobs.ie. The Public Appointments Service has no involvement in, or responsibility for, the recruitment and selection process or the terms and conditions which relate to this post.

5 days agoTemporary

Researcher Or Research Assistant In FPGA Design And Prototyping For G Wireless Communication Systems

University CollegeCork€27,380 - €36,786 per year

XO-02 —Researcher or Research Assistant in FPGA Design and Prototyping for 6G Wireless Communication Systems Contract: Full Time/Fixed Term The Photonic Systems Group is part of the Photonics Research Centre at Tyndall National Institute, and is affiliated with the Department of Physics at University College Cork and also the Science Foundation Ireland IPIC Research Centre for Photonics. The group develops solutions for future advanced fiber-optic and wireless communications systems in collaboration with other national and international research groups and industry partners. The group typically comprises 20 members including Senior Researchers, Postdocs, PhD and Masters Students and Interns with backgrounds in electronic and electrical engineering and physics. Research disciplines include photonic and wireless system design, modelling, integration and demonstration; high speed digital signal processing and high-speed mixed signal (analog and digital) microelectronic circuit design and test. The group’s laboratory facilities are excellent, including the world-class high-speed communications test and measurement test facilities and advanced optical fibre and wireless testbeds. Applications are invited for a  Postdoctoral Researcher or Research Assistant to contribute the group’s research activities and lead specific research and development tasks in digital signal processing (DSP) and software defined radio or field programmable gate array (SDR/FPGA) design for next-generation high-speed wireless communications systems.  A particular focus will be on the development of DSP functions, baseband signal processing, and prototyping for the coming 5G+/6G PHY subsystems. The successful applicant will have a strong background in signal processing, and high-speed wireless and/or optical communications. Specifically, candidates with experience in wireless physical layer subsystem development, SDR/FPGA design, verification, and prototyping are sought. The role will provide the opportunity to engage in technology research and development with a strong commercialisation focus. The successful candidate will join the Photonics Systems Group as a Postdoctoral Researcher or Research Assistant depending on educational background and experience. Key Responsibilities This is a fulltime Researcher/Research Engineer opportunity in University College Cork, initially for 18 months, with further extension to 36 months, subject to successful project progress. Informal enquiries can be made in confidence to Dr. Xing Ouyang at xing.ouyang@tyndall.ie Appointment may be made on the IUA Scale for Research Assistant €27,380-€36,786 per annum or Post-Doctoral Researchers €39,522-€46,906 pa. Salary placement on appointment will be in accordance with public sector pay policy.

6 days agoFull-timeTemporary

Research Engineer, MEMS

University CollegeCork€44,190 per year

RH-2 Research Engineer - MEMS Contract: Full Time/Fixed Term Tyndall National Institute is a leading European research centre in integrated ICT (Information and Communications Technology) hardware and systems. Specialising in both electronics and photonics – materials, devices, circuits and systems – we are globally leading in our core research areas of: • Smart sensors and systems • Optical communication systems • Mixed signal and analog circuit design • Microelectronic and photonic integration • Semiconductor wafer fabrication • Nano materials and device processing Tyndall National Institute at University College, Cork has an established PiezoMEMS team which, for many years, has been developing smart materials and MEMS devices with a focus on piezoelectrics. The PiezoMEMS Group is part of the world leading MicroNano Systems Centre that has recently won global awards for its micro-magnetics on silicon technology (MagIC - Making Magnetics Disappear onto Silicon). The PiezoMEMS team specialises primarily in the deposition of CMOS compatible Aluminium Nitride (AlN) and Aluminium Scandium Nitride (AlScN) thin film materials and their integration into various MEMS devices such as RF Filters and resonators, ultrasonic transducers and actuators, and vibrational energy harvesters. The team works on both 200mm (8 inch) and 100mm (4 inch) wafer diameters. The team also works with other piezoelectric materials such as PVDF, PZT, Lithium Niobate, and quartz. Key applications for the teams’ research include Reconfigurable RF Front-Ends for 5G/6G, PMUTs for next generation medical devices and piezo membranes for drug delivery. Funding for this work has been provided by global industry partners, Science Foundation Ireland, Enterprise Ireland and the EU.  We now wish to recruit a  MEMS research engineer whose initial primary role will be the characterisation of a variety of MEMS devices via electrical, optical and mechanical test.  The successful candidate will be a key member of the Tyndall’s MEMS Group and in addition to device characterisation will be responsible for maintaining and managing the MEMS test area. Testing will be on a range of MEMS devices from RF MEMS to ultrasonic MEMS with device maturity ranging from low TRL research prototypes all the way to fully commercial devices. Your key role will be to develop and perform suitable tests to characterise the devices. Testing will be predominantly electrical in nature although mechanical and optical characterisation of devices will also be performed. You will also be required to prepare and submit progress reports and project documents to the Project Manager as part of this role. As research engineer, you will have the opportunity to work across a range of projects and will therefore be asked to contribute to the preparation of high-quality research articles for International Conferences and Journals. Key Responsibilities Appointment may be made on the Grade 5 scale (B) €44,190 – € 54,372 per annum. Salary placement on appointment will be in accordance with public sector pay policy. Informal enquiries can be made in confidence to Dr Ruth Houlihan at ruth.houlihan@tyndall.ie  Closing date of applications is 17th June, 2022.

6 days agoFull-timeTemporary

Post-doctoral Researcher X, Insight Centre For Data Analytics

University CollegeCork€39,522 - €46,906 per year

Fixed-term, Whole-time post Position Summary Applications are invited for the postof Post-Doctoral Researcher to join the Insight SFI Research Centre for Data Analytics, based at the Department of Computer Science, University College Cork, Ireland. The position holder will work on the H2020 projects (1) TAILOR: Foundations of Trustworthy AI Integrating Learning, Optimisation and Reasoning & (2) HAI-Net: Humane AI-Network, and (3) VISION: Value and Impact through Synergy, Interaction and Cooperation of Networks of AI Excellence Centres. About Insight The Insight SFI Research Centre for Data Analytics (http://www.Insight-centre.org) is an SFI funded Research Centre that brings together researchers from University College Dublin, NUI Galway, University College Cork, and Dublin City University, as well as other partner institutions, Trinity College Dublin (TCD), University of Limerick (UL), Maynooth University (MU) and Tyndall National Institute. It creates a critical mass of more than 400 researchers from Ireland's leading ICT clusters to carry out research on a new generation of data analytics technologies in a number of key application domain areas, such as Health and Human Performance, Smart Communities, Internet of Things, Enterprise and Services and Sustainability and Operations. About TAILOR The aim of TAILOR is to build a strong academic-public-industrial research network with the capacity of providing the scientific basis for Trustworthy AI leveraging and combining learning, optimization and reasoning for realizing AI systems that incorporate the safeguards that make them in the reliable, safe, transparent and respectful of human agency and expectations. Not only the mechanisms to maximize benefits, but also those for minimizing harm. The network is based on several innovative state-of-the-art mechanisms. A multi-stakeholder strategic research and innovation research roadmap coordinates and guides the research in the five basic research programs. Each program forming virtual research environments with many of the best AI researchers in Europe addressing the major scientific challenges identified in the roadmap. A collection of mechanisms supporting innovation, commercialization, and knowledge transfer to industry. To support network collaboration TAILOR provides mechanisms such as AI-Powered Collaboration Tools, a PhD program, and training programs. A connectivity fund to support active dissemination across Europe through for example allowing the network to grow and to support the scientific stepping up of more research groups. About HumanE AI Net The HumanE AI Net project brings together top European research centres, universities, and key industrial champions into a network of centres of excellence that goes beyond a narrow definition of AI and combines world leading AI competence with key players in related areas such as HCI, cognitive science, social sciences and complexity science. This is crucial to develop a truly Human Centric brand of European AI. It will leverage the synergies between the involved centres of excellence to develop the scientific foundations and technological breakthroughs needed to shape the AI revolution in a direction that is beneficial to humans both individually and societally, and adheres to European ethical values and social, cultural, legal, and political norms. The core challenge is the development of robust, trustworthy AI capable of what “understanding” humans, adapting to complex real-world environments, and appropriately interacting in complex social settings. The aim is to facilitate AI systems that enhance human capabilities and empower individuals and society while respecting human autonomy and self-determination. About VISION Artificial intelligence (AI) is an area of strategic importance and a key driver of economic development, bringing solutions to many societal challenges ranging from treating diseases to minimising the environmental impact of farming. The EU is focussing on connecting and strengthening AI research centres across Europe and supporting the development of AI applications in key sectors. To ensure Europe stays at the forefront of AI developments, the EU-funded VISION project will build on Europe’s world-class community of researchers. The project will also build on the success and organisation of CLAIRE (the Confederation of Laboratories for AI Research in Europe) as well as of AI4EU, which was established to set up the first European Artificial Intelligence On-Demand Platform and Ecosystem. Core objectives of Vison is to mobilise the European AI Community, foster strong connection between academia and industry, develop a European approach to AI skills education, promote the EU as an attractive environment for AI research and researchers. Strengthen the synergies between Europe’s AI networks of excellence. Post Duration: 24 Months Salary: €39,522- €46,906 p.a. (IUA Salary Scale) Project Title: TAILOR: Foundations of Trustworthy AI Integrating Learning, Optimisation and Reasoning & HumanE AI-Net & Vision For an information package including further details of the post see https://ore.ucc.ie/. Job ID: 055411 Informal enquiries can be made in confidence to Professor Barry O’Sullivan, Insight Centre for Data Analytics, CSIT, UCC; Email: b.osullivan@cs.ucc.ie.

6 days agoTemporary

Post-doctoral Researcher, School Of Food And Nutritional Sciences APC Microbiome

University CollegeCork€39,522 - €46,906 per year

1 Year,  Fixed-term, Whole-time Post Position summary The School of Food and Nutritional Sciences in the College of Science, Engineering and Food Science, UCC is internationally recognised for excellence in education, research, and training programmes and is unique in Ireland for its commitment to food science and technology, food business, food biotechnology and food and health. The School of Food and Nutritional Sciences in UCC has been, and remains, majorly involved in national, international, and industrial research programmes. It occupies a dedicated Food Science and Technology complex including an extensive food processing hall (cheese, bakery, beverage, and muscle foods) and a range of specialised laboratory facilities (food packaging, sensory, shelf-life testing).The state-of-the art analytical and processing facilities allow us to perform research at the highest scientific level. The Cereal and Beverage Science Research Group (CBSRG) has just been successful in securing funding from Anheuser-Busch InBev, Leuven, Belgium. The project focuses on the valorisation of brewing side-streams as a strategy plan to create sustainable food systems. Hence, we are currently recruiting one Post -Doctoral Researcher for the development of cereal-based food products for one year. UCC is an accredited research organisation and as such can form hosting agreements with third country nationals (and non-EEA nationals) for the purpose of conducting research in the University. Post Duration: 1 year Salary: €39,522- €46,906 p.a. (IUA Salary Scale) Project Title: Development of foods using sustainable ingredients originated from the brewing process For an information package including further details of the post see https://ore.ucc.ie/. Job ID: 056431. Informal enquiries can be made in confidence to Dr Aylin Sahin, School of Food and Nutritional Sciences , Tel: + 353 (0) 21 490 2388; Email: aylin.sahin@ucc.ie

6 days agoTemporary

Research Assistant, School Of Food And Nutritional Sciences APC Microbiome

University CollegeCork€27,380 per year

1 year, Fixed-Term, Whole-time Post Position Summary The School of Food and Nutritional Sciences in the College of Science, Engineering and Food Science, UCC is internationally recognised for excellence in education, research, and training programmes and is unique in Ireland for its commitment to food science and technology, food business, food biotechnology and food and health. The School of Food and Nutritional Sciences in UCC has been, and remains, majorly involved in national, international, and industrial research programmes. It occupies a dedicated Food Science and Technology complex including an extensive food processing hall (cheese, bakery, beverage, and muscle foods) and a range of specialised laboratory facilities (food packaging, sensory, shelf-life testing).The state-of-the art analytical and processing facilities allow us to perform research at the highest scientific level. The Cereal and Beverage Science Research Group (CBSRG) has just been successful in securing funding from Anheuser-Busch InBev, Leuven, Belgium. The project focuses on the valorisation of brewing side-streams as a strategy plan to create sustainable food systems. Hence, we are currently recruiting one Research Assistant for the development of cereal-based food products for one year. UCC is an accredited research organisation and as such can form hosting agreements with third country nationals (and non-EEA nationals) for the purpose of conducting research in the University. Post Duration: 1 year Salary : €27,380 - €36, 786 p.a. (IUA Salary Scale) Project: Development of foods using sustainable ingredients originated from the brewing process For an information package including further details of the post see https://ore.ucc.ie/. Job ID: 056451. Informal enquiries can be made in confidence to Dr Aylin Sahin, School of Food and Nutritional Sciences, Email: aylin.sahin@ucc.ie

6 days agoTemporary

Post-doctoral Researcher, School Of Biochemistry And Cell Biology Pharmacy

University CollegeCork€39,522 - €46,906 per year

1 Year , Fixed-Term, Whole-time Post Position summary A vacancy exists for a Post-Doctoral Researcher to join our vaccine formulation team, jointly based in the School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology and in the School of Pharmacy, UCC. The research builds on our significant expertise in developing and commercialising novel vaccines and delivery platforms. This project focuses on developing novel formulations to stabilise vaccines out of cold chain, in collaboration with an industrial partner. This project will utilise pharmaceutical methods and principles to enhance the stability of a live vaccine. The research requires prior expertise in biopharmaceutical formulation. We are seeking an enthusiastic, motivated scientist in the pharmaceutical and vaccine sciences, with an ability to work to a high standard and as part of a team. The scientist must have direct experience of working in vaccine formulation or on complex biologics, particularly in development of solid dosage formats. The scientist must have excellent communication motivation, planning, organising skills and previously demonstrated innovation and the ability to work as part of a team. The scientist should preferably have a track record in publishing previous work, hold a primary and/or secondary degree in Pharmacy or related Pharmaceutical Science or Engineering discipline and have experience of working in a commercial environment. Project Title: Vaccine Formulation Post Duration: 1 year Salary: €39,522 - €46,906 p.a. (IUA Salary Scale) For an information package including further details of the post see https://ore.ucc.ie/. Job ID: 056371. Informal enquiries can be made in confidence to Dr. Anne Moore, School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, Email: anne.moore@ucc.ie .

6 days agoTemporary

Phd In Implantable Sensor Power Conversion Circuits

University CollegeCork€18,500 per year

DOH-12 PhD in Implantable Sensor Power Conversion Circuits Contract: Full Time/Fixed Term Microelectronic Circuits Centre Ireland (MCCI) is an EI / IDA technology centre hosted at Tyndall National Institute. Its mission is to carry out industry-led world-class Analog, Mixed-Signal and RF integrated circuit research and to deliver trained people and IP to industry. MCCI is collaborating with 35 companies and many of the staff eventually transfer into the thriving microelectronics industry in Ireland. MCCI targets real-life applications with its research and currently has projects in diverse topics such as DNA detection for food safety, next generation optical communications, bio-sensing, imaging for security applications and early cancer detection. Please visit www.mcci.ie for more information. The project Advanced medical diagnosis and treatment monitoring require miniature sensor systems that can be implanted in the body. In this project we are looking at sensors to monitor cancer tumours. Providing powering for these sensors is a challenge. While the size of batteries is reducing with new technologies such as solid state batteries they remain either too large or have only a limited capacity constraining the operating lifetime of the sensor. In this collaborative project with BCON medical and the NKI/ The Netherlands Cancer Institute, the objective is to wirelessly transfer power to the implant and then convert the power to suitable voltages to power the sensor circuits. The Role The successful candidate with be based at MCCI in Tyndall National Institute, Cork. They will model, architect, design and test power conversion circuits to convert wirelessly transmitted power into usable power. What’s on offer You will have the opportunity to work in a multi-disciplinary team consisting of Clinicians, medical systems architects, integrated circuit designers, magnetics and power systems experts as well as: An annual student stipend of €18,500 applies for this successful candidate for this position. Yearly University academic fees will paid by the Tyndall National Institute. Any queries relating to this position can be forwarded to Dr. Daniel O' Hare on email daniel.ohare@mcci.ie

6 days agoFull-timeTemporary

Phd Scholarship In Precision Analogue Mixed-signal Circuits

University CollegeCork€18,500 - €18,500 per year

IOC-25 PhD Scholarship in Precision Analogue Mixed-Signal Circuits Contract: Full Time/Fixed Term MCCI in Collaboration with Analog Devices is offering a number of PhD scholarship positions in the area of Precision Analog Mixed-Signal Circuits. This is a unique opportunity to undertake a programme of research in close collaboration with Analog Devices. Microelectronic Circuits Centre Ireland (MCCI) is an EI / IDA technology centre hosted at the Tyndall National Institute. Its mission is to carry out industry-led world-class Analog, Mixed-Signal and RF integrated circuit research and to deliver trained people and IP to industry. MCCI is collaborating with 35 companies and many of the staff transfer into the thriving microelectronics industry in Ireland. MCCI targets real-life applications with its research and currently has projects in diverse topics such as DNA detection for food safety, next generation optical communications, bio-sensing, imaging for security applications and early cancer detection. Analog Devices design and manufacture a variety of semiconductor solutions that operate at the intersection of the physical and digital worlds to sense, measure and interpret signals and connect them to the cloud. The applications areas include sustainable transport, 5G wireless networks, the connected factory, green energy, and digital healthcare and personal electronics. Analog Devices has a large presence in Ireland with centres at Cork, Limerick and Dublin with many engineers working at the cutting edge of technology with customers in these markets. The culture of the company stresses innovation, excellence, collaboration and life-long learning. The culture is sustained by a steady stream of bright and enthusiastic new talent. About Your Studies As a Doctoral candidate you will be offered a 4-year scholarship, based in the Tyndall National Institutes offices in Cork. You will have a proven ability for working independently and will undertake a programme of research. An official go/no go progress assessment will be completed within your first 12 months. At the end of the 4 years, you are required to write and submit a thesis for examination. Please see www.mcci.ie or www.tyndall.ie for more information. We have available a number of scholarships in the area of Analogue Mixed-Signal Design for Precision Circuits: These will encompass a number of areas including: For enquiries, contact Dr. Ivan O’Connell at ivan.oconnell@mcci.ie An annual student stipend of €18,500 applies for this successful candidate for this position. Yearly University academic fees will paid by the Tyndall National Institute.

6 days agoFull-timeTemporary

Post-doctoral Researcher, APC Microbiome, And Department Of Anatomy And Neuroscience

University CollegeCork€39,522 - €46,906 per year

2 Years, Fixed-Term, Whole-time Post Position summary Aburto Lab at APC Microbiome Ireland/Dept. of Anatomy and Neuroscience wish to recruit a Post-Doctoral Researcher. The project aims to understand how gut microbial signals modulate radial glial fate and dynamics and how this can be a modulator for the neurodevelopmental phenotype derived from genetic mutations. We will use in vivo an ex vivo models. The appointee will be focusing on performing single cell sequencing on the developing cortex and CSF metabolomics to understand how microbial signals at the CSF could modulate RG at the ventricular interface. Experience in mouse handling, computational biology such as scRNA sequencing and metabolomics and analysis of large datasets will be highly valued. The appointee work directly with the Aburto Lab group. Our work focuses on the role of the gut microbiota in brain development and main techniques we use are mouse experiments with microbiota manipulations, brain histology, immunofluorescence, RNA extraction and analysis, cell culture, tissue culture and microscopy. Experience in these disciplines will be highly valued. UCC is an accredited research organisation and as such can form hosting agreements with third country nationals (and non-EEA nationals) for the purpose of conducting research in the University. Project Title: Radial Glia as Neurodevelopmental Mediators of Gut Microbiota Signals Post Duration: 2 years Salary: €39,522 - €46,906 p.a. (IUA Salary Scale) For an information package including further details of the post see https://ore.ucc.ie/. Job ID: 056411. Informal enquiries can be made in confidence to Dr. Maria Rodriguez Aburto, Email: aburtolab@ucc.ie.

6 days agoTemporary
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