Postdoctoral Fellow, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
02 May 2020
End of advertisement period
31 Jul 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Location: AE

Organization Name: Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

About University 

The newly-established Khalifa University of Science and Technology (KU) combines the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology (MI), the Khalifa University of Science, Technology and Research (KUSTAR) and the Petroleum Institute (PI) 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 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

The potential candidate is expected to undertake specific research tasks to develop novel solutions to address the key challenges in the development of integrated wireless sensor networks, IoT, and 5G networks, or any other wireless network standard. The candidate might be required to perform some practical experiments where certain measurements should be performed outside the main campus.

Job Requirements

Required Qualifications

  • PhD Degree in wireless communications and Networks.
  • Strong publications record
  • Post PhD research experience

Required Experience

  • Consideration will be given to those with a strong background in areas such as:
  • Wireless Communications standards 4G, 5G, IoT and WiFi standards.  
  • Optimization of wireless network resources.
  • Signal detection and estimation theory.
  • Wireless communications fundamentals, Tx and Rx Design, channel modeling, etc.
  • Solid mathematical background particularly in probability theory.
  • Wireless networks

How To Apply

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