University of Luxembourg

Research Associates (Postdocs) in 5G Wireless Communications & Networking

University of Luxembourg

Luxembourg, Luxembourg

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

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:

  • Coordinating research projects and delivering outputs
  • Attracting funding in cooperation with industrial partners
  • Shaping research directions and producing results
  • 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:

  • Satellite Communications
  • Multiuser / Multi-antenna Signal Processing
  • Cross-layer Resource Management & Optimization
  • Dynamic Spectrum Sharing
  • 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 in 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.

Further Information

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:

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

15 June 2020.

Please apply via recruiter’s website.