The successful candidate is expected to perform the following tasks :
Investigating challenging issues related to communications protocols, signal processing algorithms and network architectures for the efficient aerial communication systems
Developing novel techniques / algorithms to address some of the identified critical issues
Disseminating results through scientific publications and conferences
Coordinating research projects and preparing project deliverables
Preparing new research proposals to attract industrial, national and European projects
Providing assistance in the supervision of PhD students
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 communications, vehicular networks and machine learning.
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.