Research Assistant at Imperial College London

Imperial College London is pleased to invite applicants to apply for a postdoctoral researcher position in signal processing. Applications are welcome before December 12, 2018.

This post is to support the mission preparation, operations and data analysis for the short-period seismometer from the InSight mission to Mars. The post will be based within the Optical and Semiconductor Devices research group in the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at Imperial College London, with opportunities to travel both within the United Kingdom and abroad to conduct research and attend conferences. The research is conducted as part of a project funded by UK Space Agency and the position is open to British, EU and overseas candidates.

The post holder will take initiatives in the planning of research and identify and develop suitable techniques, and apparatus, for the collection and analysis of data. They willconduct data analysis and ensurethe validity and reliability of data at all times. The successful candidate will maintain accurate and complete records of all findings and writereports for submission to research sponsors andpresent findings to colleagues and at conferences.

The successful candidate should have a PhD (or equivalent) or be close to finishing their PhD (or equivalent) in Electrical Engineering (or a closely related discipline). Excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential.

For a full list of essential requirements, please refer to the attached Job Description.

Informal enquiries may be made to Prof WT Pike at email address

Please attach a cover letter explaining your current interests and relevant background to this project, your curriculum vitae and a list of your publications.

Candidates who have not yet been officially awarded their PhD will be appointed as a Research Assistant within the salary range 33,380 – 35,061 per annum.

With effect from 1 April 2019, a new Research salary scale will be introduced. Further details can be found at

The Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering 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 academic staff of the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EEE) have wide-ranging expertise in Circuits and Systems, Communications and Signal Processing, Control and Power, Intelligent Systems and Networks, and Optical and Semiconductor Devices.

Imperial College London is a science-based institution with the greatest concentration of high-impact research of any major UK university. The Faculty of Engineering, consistently rated among the best in the world, is made up of 10 academic departments and is committed to increasing its research activity by focusing on engineering-led multidisciplinary growth areas that target a number of global challenges. 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 on our webpages.


Get latest scholarships via your email! It's free!
Remember to check your email and active the subscription.
You can unsubscribe any time.
Copyright © 2015 All Right Reserved.