Job offer in london Research Associate at Imperial College London

Salary Range: Research Associate: £36,070 – £43,350 per annum*

Fixed Term appointment for up to 12 months

South Kensington Campus

Imperial College London is a university of world-class scholarship, education and research in science, engineering and medicine. Established in 1907, it is located in the heart of London. It is consistently rated among the United Kingdom’s top three universities, and in 2015, is ranked 8th in the world by both the QS World University Rankings and Times Higher Education (THE). Businessweek ranks Imperial 1st in entrepreneurship outside the US, while it is 11th in Reuters Top 100 Innovative Universities. The College has over 3,000 academic and research staff and about 14,000 students from over 120 different countries. Graduate students constitute 40% of the student body, a proof of Imperial’s commitment to research. All of our academic departments are located on a single campus in South Kensington, giving a concentration of talent that creates a stimulating and vibrant research community. You can find out more about our staff benefits, including generous annual leave entitlements and our excellent professional development opportunities, here:

Department summary

The academic staff of the Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EEE) department have wide-ranging expertise in circuits and systems, communications and signal processing, control and power, intelligent systems and networks, and optical and semiconductor devices.

The Department has a strong commitment to conducting internationally competitive and innovative research. Its primary scientific interest is in fundamental research with numerous applications to the environment, healthcare, information and communications technology, industry and energy.

The post is funded by the ERC Starting Grant BEACON to investigate fundamental theoretical limits of hybrid digital and analog communications and networking.

The successful candidate will conduct research in the areas of information and communication theory under the supervision of Dr. Deniz Gunduz. Previous research experience and a strong track record in these areas, as well as signal processing, statistical learning theory, and/or optimisation theory is required. The position is available immediately for one year, other complementary position may become available.  

Applicants will hold a PhD degree in electrical engineering, computer science, mathematics, or a related field, should have a proven ability to work independently, and excellent written and communication skills. More information about the research group can be found at  

For informal enquiries about the post please contact Dr. Deniz Gunduz at

*Candidates who have not yet been officially awarded their PhD will be appointed as Research Assistant within the salary range £31,740 – £33,370 per annum.

Our preferred method of application is online via our website. Please click ‘apply’ below or go to  (Select “Job Search” then enter the job title or vacancy reference number into “Keywords”). Please complete and upload an application form as directed quoting reference number EN20170051SA. Further information is also available on the job description.

Any queries regarding the application process should be directed to Joan O’Brien at .

Closing Date: 31 March 2017 (midnight BST)

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