MCCI Analogue Mixed-Signal Researcher
IOC-11 12/12/2016
Electronic Engineering
Research | Cork

Reporting to the MCCI Director, the Head of Power Management will be a line manager, responsible for leading an R&D Group, which may include a number of identifiable and named R&D activities. In this role, they will create the research roadmap for power management, by engaging with member companies to identify their individual research needs.

They deliver on the research roadmap by growing collaborations with academic and industrial partners driving increased funding to expand the group and ensure its long-term sustainability. They will be leading a number of other PIs and leaders of research activities, as well as research staff, post-docs, students etc.

To apply click on the button below, select reference number IOC-11 and follow the instructions to complete the application form, attaching your cv and motivation letter.

  • Responsibilities
    • Carry out and lead innovative research in Analogue Mixed-Signal Integrated Circuit Design in the area of Data Converters 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.
    • Working on collaborative projects with MCCI industry partners who include Xilinx, Analog Devices, Cypress, On Semi, M/A-COM, Hittite, Silicon Labs and Intel.
    • Interacting closely with postgraduate research students who are studying for a Masters or a PhD (may have an agreed role in supporting these students in their day to day research).
    • Engaging in the dissemination of the results of the research, as directed by and with the support of the MCCI Core Team Principal Investigator.
    • Independently carrying out small projects and feasibility studies including responsibility for associated administrative and management tasks.
    • Engaging in appropriate training and professional development opportunities as required by the MCCI Core Team Principal Investigator.
    • Carrying out any additional duties as may reasonably be required within the general scope and level of the post.
  • Requirements
    • A BEng in Electronic and Electrical Engineering is essential.
    • A Masters and/or PhD in Electronic and Electrical Engineering is desirable.
    • Demonstrated expertise in area of Analogue Mixed-Signal IC Design is essential with at least 5+ years experience in either industry or academia.
    • The ability to work independently, have a lead role in research projects and to contribute as a team member in larger research projects is essential.
    • Good organization, communication and interpersonal skills are essential.
    • Significant patents and/or publications in peer-reviewed integrated circuits journals or conferences are desirable.
    • Proven track record of producing successful working silicon for high speed Analogue Mixed-Signal circuits in submicron CMOS is highly desirable with experience of silicon characterization being an advantage.
    • Having worked with industry standard CAD tools such as Matlab, Cadence and HFFS is highly desirable with experience setting up such CAD tools and associated Process Design Kits an advantage.