KHALIFA UNIVERSITY

Postdoctoral Fellow, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Location
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Posted
03 Jul 2018
End of advertisement period
31 Jul 2018
Ref
IRC27110
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

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 and beyond. Consideration will be given to those with a strong background in areas such as
  • Wireless Caching/ Mobile Edge Computing with particular emphasis on 5G Networks and its associated devices which are expected to produce large amounts of data. Wireless Caching/Edge Computing aims at providing effective data movement while reducing network traffic).
  • Resource management optimization, energy efficiency and data-aware systems with the aim of developing data-aware resource management distributed systems and clusters.
  • Wireless Information and Power Transfer.
  • Device to device networks (D2D).
  • RF Energy Harvesting Schemes for 5G.
  • Non-orthogonal multiple access 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 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

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