Research Associate (Postdoc) in Space Communications
University of Luxembourg
Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg
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SnT is a leading international research and innovation centre in secure, reliable and trustworthy ICT systems and services.

We play an instrumental role in Luxembourg by fueling innovation through research partnerships with industry, boosting R&D investments leading to economic growth, and attracting highly qualified talent.

The University of Luxembourg is seeking to hire a highly motivated and an outstanding researcher in the area of Space Communications for its Interdisciplinary Centre of Security and Trust (SnT), within the Signal Processing and Communications (SigCom) research group, led by Prof.

Björn Ottersten and Prof. Symeon Chatzinotas.

The SigCom research group carries out research activities in the areas of signal processing for wireless communication systems including satellite communications and radar systems, and is currently expanding its research activities in exploring several emerging use cases of next generation wireless communications systems.

For details, you may refer to the following :

We’re looking for people driven by excellence, excited about innovation, and looking to make a difference. If this sounds like you, you’ve come to the right place!

Your

The successful candidates are expected to perform the following tasks :

  • Analyzing and investigating methods and architectures for the future deep space communications and navigation networks and missions on the Moon and Mars
  • Research on future communications networks including the following topics :
  • Integration of classical-quantum network infrastructure
  • Space-based edge computing applications and challenges
  • AI-accelerated signal processing for communications
  • Experimental emulators, prototypes and testbeds
  • Disseminating results through scientific publications and conferences
  • Active contribution to the different research projects, either coordinating technical contribution and / or preparing project deliverables
  • Preparing new research proposals to attract industrial, national and European projects
  • Providing assistance in the supervision of PhD students
  • Your

    Qualification : The candidate should possess a PhD degree in Telecommunication Engineering, or Electrical Engineering or Computer Science / engineering with a focus on satellite or space communications.

    Experience : The ideal candidate should have knowledge and experience in several the following topics :

  • International experience is desirable
  • Sound publication track record in relevant international conferences and top journals
  • Hands-on orbit propagation tools such as STK is a plus
  • Strong programming skills in MATLAB, Python or C++. Other simulation languages such as JULIA are a plus
  • Experience of working with industrial projects or public funded research projects is highly desirable
  • Highly committed, excellent team-worker, and strong critical thinking skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Here’s what awaits you at

  • Exciting infrastructures and unique labs. At SnT’s two campuses, our researchers can take a walk on the moon at the LunaLab, build a nanosatellite, or help make autonomous vehicles even better
  • The right place for IMPACT. SnT researchers engage in demand-driven projects. Through our Partnership Programme, we work on projects with more than 45 industry partners
  • Be part of a multicultural family . At SnT we have more than 60 nationalities. Throughout the year, we organise team-building events, networking activities and more
  • Find out more about us!

  • Contract Type : Fixed Term Contract 24 Month
  • Work Hours : Full Time 40.0 Hours per Week
  • Location : Kirchberg
  • Job Reference : UOL04616
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