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Postdoctoral Researcher-Analogue to Digital Converters

Responsibilities

  • Carry out and lead innovative research in Analogue Mixed-Signal integrated circuit design in the area of ADC and/or sensor interfaces.
  • Take a leadership role on existing research projects under the direction of a Principal Investigator to develop new architectures, circuits and algorithms.
  • Design Analogue Mixed Signal Circuits, which may include system level simulation, algorithm development, schematic design, layout and validation of manufactured silicon.
  • Work on collaborative research projects with MCCI industry partners who include companies such as Xilinx, Analog Devices, Cypress, On Semi and M/A-COM.
  • Engage in the dissemination and publication of the results of the research aiming for high quality publications such as ISSCC and JSSC.
  • Mentor Masters, Ph.D. students and junior research staff.


Microelectronic Circuits Centre Ireland (MCCI) is an EI / IDA technology centre hosted at Tyndall National Institute – University College Cork in collaboration with the University of Limerick. Its mission is to carry out industry-led world-class mixed-signal and RF integrated circuit research to deliver trained people and IP to industry.

MCCI targets real-life applications with its research and currently has projects in diverse topics such as next generation smart-phones, imaging for security applications and radiation-less early cancer detection.

Digitally-Assisted-Analogue techniques such as digital pre-distortion, post-correction and calibration can be used in such deep-submicron technologies to improve the performance of traditional Analogue circuits and these techniques are at the core of MCCI research.

Required Experience and Qualifications

  • The minimum academic qualification is a PhD post graduate degree in Analogue Mixed Signal Design, preferably in the area of Data Converters or sensor interfaces.
  • Experience of integrated circuits from specification to tape-out and silicon validation is required.
  • Experience leading small research teams and/or mentoring is desirable.
  • A track record of generating novel ideas which improve on state of the art is required.
  • Publications in IEEE conferences and journals such as ISSCC, JSSC, ESSCIRC, CICC, VLSI Symposium, RF IC, TCAS-I is desirable.
  • The successful candidate will be highly innovative with a strong desire to create world-beating integrated circuits for real-life applications.
  • The successful candidate will be highly analytical with good interpersonal and organisational skills.
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