The successful candidate is expected to perform the following tasks :
Contribute to the national project 5G-Sky : Interconnecting the Sky in 5G and Beyond A Joint Communication and Control Approach
Investigate challenging issues related to communications protocols, signal processing algorithms and network architectures for UAV-assisted wireless networks
Develop novel techniques / algorithms to address some of the identified critical issues
Disseminate results through scientific publications and conferences
Coordinate research projects and prepare project deliverables
Prepare new research proposals to attract industrial, national and European projects
Provide assistance in the supervision of PhD students
For further information, please contact : Dr. Shree Krishna Sharma (shree.sharma uni.lu)
A PhD degree in Telecommunication Engineering, or Electrical Engineering or Computer Science / engineering with a focus on wireless communications
Sound publication track record in one or more of the following areas : UAVs, 5G wireless technologies, vehicular networks, High-Altitude Platforms (HAPs) and intelligent resource management
Knowledge of one or multiple areas listed below is highly desirable :
Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV)
Ultra-Reliable and Low-Latency Communications (URLLC)
Resource slicing and Network slicing
UAV-UAV, UAV-ground and satellite-UAV communications
Joint communications and control for vehicular networks
Experience with optimization and / or machine learning algorithms / tools
Strong programming skills in MATLAB. Python or C++ is a plus
Experience of working with industrial projects or public funded research projects related to resource management is highly desirable
Highly committed, excellent team-worker, and strong critical thinking skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
The University offers an initial two-year employment contract, which may be extended up to five years. The University offers highly competitive salaries and is an equal opportunity employer.
Applications, written in English should be submitted online and include :
Curriculum Vitae (including your contact address, work experience, publications)
Cover letter indicating the research area of interest and your motivation
A research statement (max 1 page)
Contact information for 3 referees
All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.
Deadline for applications : 15th of June 2020.
Early application is highly encouraged as the applications will be processed upon arrival. Please apply ONLINE formally through the HR system.
Applications by email will not be considered.
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