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Research Associate in Mixed-Signal Integrated Circuit Design

Grade, Salary Range: £35,333.00 - £42,155.00 per annum

School of Engineering, College of Science & Engineering

Full time, 35 hours per week

Fixed term, up to 24 months

This Research Associate position will contribute to the Centre for Electronic Frontiers (CEF) within the Institute for Integrated Micro and Nano Systems at the University of Edinburgh, which is funded by EPSRC and in collaboration with colleagues at Imperial College London and University of Manchester.

This position is also affiliated with a prestigious Royal Academy of Engineering Chair in Emerging Technologies held by Regius Chair of Engineering Prof Prodromakis, Director of CEF. The appointee will support the delivery of the vision of this 10-year programme that aspires developing Embedded AI Hardware solutions for Lifelong Learning applications.

This post will involve the development of integrated circuits (IC) for a wide range of embedded AI hardware applications such as AI accelerators, autonomous sensors, biomedical implants, robotic systems, adiabatic computing, and hardware security modules, etc. It will also involve validating and demonstrating the performance of the developed ICs in solving real-world problems.

Your skills and attributes for success:

  • A PhD in Electronics, or an undergraduate/master degree plus industrial experiences as a senior IC designer.
  • Proven track record of research or industrial experience in analogue and mixed-signal IC design.
  • Experienced with EDA design flows; has one or more successful IC tape-outs and is experienced with IC testing.
  • Capable of working collaboratively with researchers from different disciplines or technical background, able to develop and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Capable of working independently, exercising a high degree of initiative and demonstrating a pro-active and flexible approach to work.

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Please attach a CV and Cover Letter with your application.

Previous applicants do not need to apply.

As a valued member of our team you can expect:

An exciting, positive, creative, challenging and rewarding place to work. We give you support, nurture your talent and reward success. You will benefit from a competitive reward package and a wide range of staff benefits, which includes a generous holiday entitlement, a defined benefits pension scheme , staff discounts, family friendly initiatives , flexible working and much more. Access our staff benefits page for further information and use our reward calculator to find out the total value of pay and benefits provided.

The University of Edinburgh holds a Silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our commitment to advance gender equality in higher education. We are members of the Race Equality Charter and we are also Stonewall Scotland Diversity Champions, actively promoting LGBT equality.

If invited for interview you will be required to evidence your right to work in the UK. Further information is available on our right to work webpages.

The University is able to sponsor the employment of international workers in this role. If successful, an international applicant requiring sponsorship to work in the UK will need to satisfy the UK Home Office's English Language requirements and apply for and secure a Skilled Worker Visa.

Research Associate in Mixed-Signal Integrated Circuit Design

Edinburgh, UK
Full time

Published on 29 Jan 2023

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