Research Assistant/Associate in Radar/RF systems and sensing

University of Glasgow - School of Engineering

Job Purpose

You will contribute to the project INSHEP (Intelligent RF Sensing for Falls and Health Prediction) working with Dr Francesco Fioranelli and colleagues in the Communication, Sensing and Imaging group at the School of Engineering. The project will aim to develop and investigate RF/radar based technologies and sensors to perform automatic monitoring of daily activities and fall detection/prediction in the context of ambient assisted living. This project will also offer opportunities to collaborate with colleagues at the School of Computing Science and at the MVLS College.

Specifically, the job requires expert knowledge in design, validation and experimental testing of RF (Radio-Frequency) and radar systems, radar signal processing (particularly in automatic classification), and ideally some experience in interaction with users and in designing and conducting experimental work that involves volunteers and member of the public.

The successful candidate will also be expected to contribute to the formulation and submission of research publications and research proposals as well as help manage and direct this complex and challenging project as opportunities allow.

Standard Terms & Conditions

Salary will be on the University’s Research and Teaching Grade, level 7, £34,520 - £38,833 per annum.

This position has funding for up to 24 months in the first instance.

New entrants to the University will be required to serve a probationary period of 6 months.

The successful applicant will be eligible to join the Universities' Superannuation Scheme. Further information regarding the scheme is available from the Superannuation Officer, who is also prepared to advise on questions relating to the transfer of Superannuation benefits.

All research and related activities, including grants, donations, clinical trials, contract research, consultancy and commercialisation are required to be managed through the University’s relevant processes (e.g. contractual and financial), in accordance with the University Court’s policies.

It is the University of Glasgow’s mission to foster an inclusive climate, which ensures equality in our working, learning, research and teaching environment.

We strongly endorse the principles of Athena SWAN, including a supportive and flexible working environment, with commitment from all levels of the organisation in promoting gender equity.

The University of Glasgow, charity number SC004401.

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