Saturday , September 23 2023

CSIR Jobs – Internet of Things

Website Council for Scientific and Industrial Research

Job Description:

The CSIR has a Doctoral Studentship opportunity in the Emerging Digital Technologies for Fourth Industrial Revolution (EDT4IR) Research Centre, within the Next Generation Enterprises and Institutions Cluster. The Doctoral student needs to conduct original research in Materials Physics and Micro and Nano systems for Internet of Things technologies. This opportunity is based in Pretoria.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Produce sufficient quantity and quality of peer-reviewed publications based on this research topic;
  • Prepare written literature overview of the current state-of-the-art relevant to the research topic;
  • Compile the Doctoral thesis and defending the work successfully;
  • Prepare research proposal to be approved by both the CSIR and the university;
  • Contribute to extra activities that may be outside the scope of the doctoral research as per the needs of the research group. The amount of such work shall be limited to 20% of the total time.
  • Perform original research to solve the open research problem that the student identified in his/her proposal;

Job Requirements:

  • Effectively communicate issues, research findings, and implications of research verbally and in writing to appropriate professional and public audiences;
  • Expertise in hands-on running of materials characterisation, either electron microscopy (SEM, TEM), X-ray instruments (XRD, XRF), or optical instruments (UV-Vis, FTIR, PL etcetera.);
  • Experience in the use of semiconductor fabrication instruments (e-beam or photo lithography, for example) will be advantageous;
  • The ability to generate research questions and hypotheses: Review, critique and synthesize a body of research, identify significant gaps in knowledge, identify appropriate methods, and study subjects to develop research questions and testable hypotheses;
  • A Master’s degree in physics, electronic physics, materials or electronic engineering;
  • Good knowledge and experience in both computational and experimental physics;
  • Enthusiastic and self-motivated individual who takes ownership, initiative, and with a willingness to learn;
  • A good peer-reviewed publication record will be advantageous.
  • Adequate knowledge of semiconductor and device physics;
  • Good programming skills in related software, preferably Python/C++/MATLAB;
  • Good knowledge of Smart Grid systems and other enabling technologies, particularly Internet of Things and Artificial Intelligence;
  • Knowledge of any Computer Aided Design (CAD) software is desirable;
  • The ability to work well under pressure both as part of a team and independently;

Job Details:

Company: Council for Scientific and Industrial Research

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Pretoria, Gauteng, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

Apply Here

 Report Job