The University of Luxembourg is a multilingual, international research University.
The Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) invites applications from PhD holders in the general area of software defined networks and network function virtualization for next generation satellite communication systems within its SIGCOM research group.
SnT carries out interdisciplinary research in secure, reliable and trustworthy ICT systems and services, often in collaboration with industrial, governmental or international partners.
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Research Associate (Postdoc) in SDN and NFV as key enablers for SatCom integrationinto 5G ecosystem
The SIGCOM research group, headed by Prof. Björn Ottersten and Prof. Symeon Chatzinotas, carries out research activities in the areas of signal processing for wireless communication systems including satellite communications and radar systems, and is rapidly expanding its research areas to various enabling technologies for beyond 5G / 6G wireless networks including the next generation of satellite communication systems.
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This is a fully funded Postdoc position for 2 years within a large, national research project (INSTRUCT - IN tegrated S atellite- T e R restrial Systems for U biquitous Beyond 5G C ommunica T ions).
The project is run in close cooperation with SES (). Therefore, the objectives of the project are aligned with the business interests of SES towards their next-generation satellite communication systems.
More precisely, the project aims to research, develop and validate Software Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Function Virtualization (NFV) technologies towards the softwarization and virtualization / cloudification of satellite ground segments in various use cases and scenarios, including enhanced mobile broadband (eMBB), massive machine-type communications (mMTC) and ultra-reliable low-latency communications (URLLC).
The successful candidate will work with an academic supervisor from the University of Luxembourg and with an industrial supervisor from SES, and join a strong and motivated research team lead by Prof.
Björn Ottersten and Prof. Symeon Chatzinotas. The candidate is also expected to spend 25% of his / her time at the SES headquarters in Betzdorf, Luxembourg.
The position holder will be required to perform the following tasks :
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.
Application should include :
All qualified individuals are encouraged