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Job id: 072385. Salary: £42,405 - £49,785 per annum, including London Weighting Allowance.

Posted: 31 July 2023. Closing date: 01 October 2023.

Business unit: Natural, Mathematical & Engineering Sci. Department: Engineering.

Contact details: Bipin Rajendran.

Location: Strand Campus. Category: Research.

Job description

We are advertising for a two-year Post-Doc position at King’s College London to work with Dr Bipin Rajendran on neuromorphic system design for wireless communications. The post will be based at the Centre for Intelligent Information Processing (CIIPS) within the Department of Engineering.  The department is located at the Strand campus of King's, located in the centre of London.

The successful candidate should have a PhD in Electrical Engineering or allied disciplines and should meet the following criteria:

  • Background in hardware design
  • Background in machine learning and/or brain-inspired, spike-based neuromorphic computing
  • Track record of high-quality research publications in peer reviewed conferences and/or journals.

A track-record in neuromorphic computing is not essential.

For an informal discussion to find out more about the role please contact Dr. Bipin Rajendran via email at

This post will be offered on an fixed term contract for 2 years until the 7th January 2026

This is a full-time post - 100% full time equivalent

Key responsibilities

  • Carry out research on neuromorphic system design for wireless communications  
  • Write papers and technical reports
  • Work with PhD students to fulfil the objectives of the project

The above list of responsibilities may not be exhaustive, and the post holder will be required to undertake such tasks and responsibilities as may reasonably be expected within the scope and grading of the post.

Skills, knowledge, and experience 

Essential criteria  

  1. Background in hardware design 
  2. Background in machine learning 
  3. Track record of high-quality research publications in peer reviewed journals and/or international conferences 
  4. Knowledge of Python or other similar programming languages 
  5. Research independence 

Desirable criteria

  1. Background in wireless communications 
  2. Background in information theory 
  3. Background in neuromorphic computing