Research Fellow

Queen's University Belfast

23 Oct 2023
Job Information

Queen’s University Belfast
Research Field
Computer science
Engineering » Electrical engineering
Engineering » Electronic engineering
Researcher Profile
Recognised Researcher (R2)
United Kingdom
Application Deadline
6 Nov 2023 – 12:00 (Europe/London)
Type of Contract
To be defined
Job Status
Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?
Not funded by an EU programme
Is the Job related to staff position within a Research Infrastructure?

Offer Description

Queen’s University Belfast

Research Fellow

School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science (EEECS)

Ref: 23/111367

Duration: Fixed Term 12 months, or available until 31/01/2025, whichever is sooner

Hours: Full-time

Salary: £37,841 per annum

The Centre for Wireless Innovation in the School of EEECS at Queen’s University Belfast, is currently seeking to appoint an exceptional candidate to the post of Research Fellow to be a highly productive, ambitious, and collaborative member of the DCMS project titled “TUDOR: Towards Ubiquitous 3D Open Resilient Network”.

The post holder will work with the research project/team assisting in the research relevant to the security framework emphasising the 3D components – UAV communications, Integrated Satellite and Terrestrial Networks.

The post is a critical role, and as such, successful applicants will have responsibilities to work independently and closely work with the TUDOR team spread across the UK.

The TUDOR consortium brings together world-leading researchers from UK universities, innovative equipment vendors, major network operators and network/software and system integrators from both space and terrestrial sectors. All have extensive experience in delivering collaborative research in advanced wireless and networking technologies. 

The successful candidate must have, and your application should clearly demonstrate you have:

• Or be about to obtain a PhD in Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, Electronics, Electrical Engineering, Physics.

Relevant experience to include:

•   Recent, relevant research experience in at least one of the following: UAV communications, Integrated Satellite and Terrestrial Network, physical layer security.

•   Relevant experience in the Wireless network with a focus on 3D component.

•   Demonstrable experience of network simulations.

Please note the above are not an exhaustive list.

Fixed term contract posts are available for the stated period in the first instance but in particular circumstances may be renewed or made permanent subject to availability of funding.

Key Dates

Closing Date: 06/11/2023

Anticipated Interview Date: 30/11/2023

Further Information

For queries about the post contact, Dr Emi Garcia-Palacios via [email protected]

Information about the Centre for Wireless Innovation can be found at

For information about grants please visit…

At Queen’s our people are at the heart of everything we do. As a staff member you will become part of a vibrant organisational culture, which will provide you with the opportunity to achieve your full potential and enhance your career through a continuous focus on learning and development.

Further information on our attractive package can be found at

Queen’s University is committed to promoting equality of opportunity to all. We have created an inclusive culture by establishing staff networks such as iRise (Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic and International Staff Network) and PRISM (LGBTQ+) which help us progress equality.

We also subscribe to Equality Charter Marks such as the Diversity Charter Mark NI in addition to Athena Swan. For further information on our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, please visit: ; and

For further information about the role including the essential and desirable criteria please visit or click to Apply.


Research Field
Education Level
PhD or equivalent

Additional Information

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Work Location(s)

Number of offers available
Queen’s University Belfast
United Kingdom

Where to apply



Postal Code
BT7 1NN.
[email protected]


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