KHALIFA UNIVERSITY

Postdoctoral Fellow in Electrical and Computer Engineering

Location
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Posted
28 Mar 2019
End of advertisement period
25 Apr 2019
Ref
IRC33116
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Location AE      

Organization Name Electrical and Computer Engineering

About University

The newly-established Khalifa University of Science and Technology  combines The Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, Khalifa University of Science, Technology and Research and The Petroleum Institute into one world-class, research-intensive institution,seamlessly integrating research and education to produce world leaders and critical thinkers in applied science and engineering. Khalifa University of Science and Technology endeavors to be a leader among research intensive universities of the 21st century, while catalyzing the growth of Abu Dhabi and the UAE’s rapidly developing knowledge economy.

Brief Description

  • To provide high quality research support and undertake internationally competitive research aimed at publication thereby contributing to the academic and research mission of the University.
  • Since the Postdoctoral experience is transitional to becoming an independent researcher or faculty member, the Postdoctoral tries their best to acquire the varied skills necessary to advance their career with guidance from the advisor. These skills include, but are not limited to, the ability to present research plans and findings in a convincing style, both in oral and written modes of communication, the ability to understand research group management and supervision of others, the ability to establish contacts and network with colleagues pursuing a similar research agenda, the ability to organize and teach a class or a course if more inclined towards a teaching career.

Detailed Description

Strategic Responsibilities

  • To provide high quality research support and undertake internationally competitive research aimed at publication thereby contributing to the academic and research mission of the University.

Operational Responsibilities

The potential candidate is expected to undertake specific research tasks to develop novel solutions to address the key challenges in the development of 5G networks, in particular, or any other wireless network standard. Consideration will be given to those with a strong background in areas such as:

  • Wireless Communications standards 4G, 5G and various WiFi standards with emphasis on the last 4 layers of the OSI stack protocol. 
  • Optimization
  • Basic knowledge of video Communications.
  • Automatic repeat request (ARQ)
  • Diversity Techniques.

Job Requirements

Required Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in electrical engineering, computer engineering, or a related field.

Required Experience

  • Basic knowledge in wireless/digital communications and a strong publication record are required.
  • Experience with wireless network performance analysis
  • Experience with writing scientific publications
  • Strong MATLAB/Simulink programming skills and written/oral communication skills

How To Apply

Note:

You will be required to attach the following:

  1. Resume/CV
  2. Passport-size photograph
  3. Teaching and Research Statement

Should you require further assistance or if you face any issue with the online application, please feel to contact the Recruitment Team (RecruitmentTeam@ku.ac.ae

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