Research Associate (Postdocs) in Wireless Communications & Networking (M/F)

Luxembourg (LU)
06 Mar 2018
End of advertisement period
05 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

The University of Luxembourg is a multilingual, international research University

Research Associates (Postdocs) in Wireless Communications & Networking (M/F)

The Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) invites applications from PhD holders in the general area of wireless communications. SnT is carrying out interdisciplinary research in secure, reliable and trustworthy ICT systems and services, often in collaboration with industrial, governmental or international partners. SnT is active in several international research projects funded by the EU H2020 and the European Space Agency.

The Centre is currently expanding its research activities and is seeking highly motivated research associates who wish to pursue research in close cooperation with our partners. For further information you may check: and .

Ref: R-STR-5010-00-B
Fixed Term Contract 2 years (CDD), full-time 40 hrs/week
Number of positions:  2

Your Role 

The successful candidates will join a strong and motivated research team lead by Prof. Björn Ottersten and Dr. Symeon Chatzinotas in order to carry out research in the area of Wireless Communications & Networking.

The position holder will be required to perform the following tasks:

  • Shaping research directions and producing results
  • Attracting funding in cooperation with industrial partners
  • Coordinating research projects and delivering outputs
  • Providing guidance to PhD and MSc students
  • Disseminating results through scientific publications
  • Assisting in teaching duties
  • Organizing relevant workshops

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Your Profile 

The candidate should possess a PhD degree or equivalent in Electrical/Electronics Engineering, Computer Science or Applied Mathematics.

The ideal candidate should have extensive project-based experience (FP7/H2020, ESA, Industry) and publication record in a number of the following topics:

  • Multiuser / Multi-antenna Signal Processing
  • Cross-layer Resource Management & Optimization
  • Caching and Information Centric Networking
  • Satellite Communications
  • Dynamic Spectrum Sharing
  • Software Defined Networking & Network Function Virtualization
  • Machine to Machine and Internet of Things

Development skills in MATLAB or C++ are required.  Exposure to the latest standards in terrestrial and satellite communications as well as theory and methods of optimization are desirable. Hands-on experience is Software Defined Radio implementation is also desirable.

Fluent written and verbal communication skills in English are required. 

We offer

The University offers a two-year employment contract and may be extended up to five years. The University offers highly competitive salaries and is an equal opportunity employer. You will work in an exciting international environment and will have the opportunity to participate in the development of a dynamic and growing centre.


Application should be submitted online and include:

  • Full CV, including list of publications and name (and email address, etc) of three referees
  • Transcript of all modules and results from university-level courses taken
  • Research statement and topics of particular interest to the candidate (300 words).

Cut-off date for applications:  30 May 2018.

Early submission is encouraged; applications will be processed upon arrival.