Research Fellow, Cell-Free Massive MIMO

Belfast, Northern Ireland
£33,797 per annum
21 Sep 2020
End of advertisement period
19 Oct 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Application closing date: 19/10/2020
Salary: £33,797 per annum
Job category/type: Research

Job description

The Centre for Wireless Innovation at Queen’s University Belfast is seeking to appoint one (1) Research Fellow from 1st December 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter, for 24 months or until 30 April 2023 whichever is soonest, in order to carry out research on cell-free massive MIMO techniques, as part of a project funded by the UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), under the scheme UKRI Future Leaders Fellowships.

The successful candidate will work closely to exploit the fundamental aspects and design a robust and energy-efficient cell-free massive MIMO system. At the end of the project, the research team will propose and develop a complete, useful, and practical cell-free massive MIMO system which includes signal processing schemes, channel estimation, pilot assignment schemes, power controls, and AP selection schemes. The candidate will join a vibrant research group of 60 people, including 13 academics. The candidate will also have the opportunity to contribute to the research activities of the Queen’s Global Research Institute on Electronics, Communications and Information Technology (ECIT).

The successful candidate must have:

  • PhD or nearly completion of a PhD in Electronics, Electrical Engineering, or closely related discipline.
  • At least 3 years research experience in wireless communications, signal processing and information theory.

For full job details and criteria please see the Candidate Information link on our website by clicking ‘apply’. You must clearly demonstrate how you meet the criteria when you submit your application. For further information please contact Resourcing Team, Queen's University Belfast, BT7 1NN. Telephone (028) 9097 3044 or email resourcing@qub.ac.uk.

The University is committed to equality of opportunity and to selection on merit.  We welcome applications from all sections of society and particularly from people with a disability.

Fixed term contract posts are available for the stated period in the first instance but, in particular circumstances, may be renewed or made permanent, subject to availability of funding.

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