BOF-82 Senior Researcher Industry 4.0
Contract: Full Time/Fixed Term
The Wireless Sensor Network Group (WSN) at the Tyndall National Institute,
University College Cork is currently advertising for the position of Senior
Postdoctoral Researcher for Human Machine Interface (HMI) and Artificial
Intelligence (AI) enabled edge processing technologies for smart
The WSN group at the Tyndall National Institute has a specific research focus
in the development of Smart systems for the factories of the future with core
strengths in Information and Communications Technologies to develop the next
generation of breakthrough Human Machine Interface (HMI) and Artificial
Intelligence (AI) enabled edge processing technologies for Industry 4.0.
These systems will incorporate multiple processing capabilities, sensing
modalities and communications technologies, (e.g. SoC/FPGA hybrid platforms,
Inertial Measurement Units, Time of Flight (ToF)) to solve the research
problem of accuracy and precision, low latency and high speed real time
tracking for HMI enabling teleoperation of advanced robotics employed in the
As a result, the Tyndall National Institute is therefore seeking a highly
motivated Senior Postdoctoral Researcher in the area of edge AI enabled HMI
for advanced robotics teleoperation in Smart Manufacturing. The successful
candidate will be part of a team of multi-disciplinary researchers with
expertise in microsystems technology, wireless sensors, electronics and low
power system design and algorithm development as well as sensor data fusion in
embedded systems to facilitate the applied research and deployment of the
systems in question in a manufacturing site as a demonstrator project in
conjunction with the industry project partners.
Work with project managers in conjunction with senior researchers and
Tyndall's industry partners to develop edge AI enabled HMI systems for
advanced robotics teleoperation in Smart Manufacturing
Work with the Industry partners in the development an industry relevant
demonstrator that showcases practical applications of the platform
technologies developed during the overall project.
Help develop a research strategy for collaborative robotics and embedded
Vision/multi sensor systems
Engage in the dissemination of the results of research, as directed by a
Senior Researcher or Principal Investigator.
Planning, organizing of appropriate demonstrators and communicating
Tyndall's research activities as part of the groups outreach programs
Carry out administrative work to support the program of research and
ensure all project deliverables and milestones are achieved in a timely
Participate in Education and Public Engagement activities, as required.
Ensure all activities are compliant with the Tyndall Quality Management
system and required Health & Safety standards.
Carry out any additional duties as may reasonably be required within the
general scope and level of the post.
A PhD in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Computer Science or
At least 7 years' experience in a computing technology role.
Relevant experience in at least one of the following areas: Embedded
Visions Systems, Edge AI Collaborative robots in industry 4.0
Technical SW competence related to development of Embedded Systems and /
A strong publication record.
Strong communication skills, including report writing and presentation
Proven capability to supervise junior members of staff
Experience of project managing (academic and industry) R&D projects
Experience with the HW development of embedded systems
A proven ability to work independently to a tight schedule
High levels of initiative, self-management, achievement-orientation, and
Capability of working effectively within a team to achieve results and
deliver these results on schedule
Appointment may be made on the senior post-doctorate researcher scale €47,264
- €50,029 per annum. Salary placement on appointment will be in accordance
with public sector pay policy.
Informal enquiries can be made to Brendan O'Flynn at
Step 1 - Please clickhere to download the Application form and indicate the
Job Reference BOF-82
Step 2 - Return the completed application form, together with your CV and
motivation letter email@example.com.
Please note that Garda vetting and/or an international police clearance check
may form part of the selection process.
The University, at its discretion, may undertake to make an additional
appointment(s) from this competition following the conclusion of the
At this time, Tyndall National Institute does not require the assistance of
Tyndall National Institute at University College, Cork is an Equal