Postdoctoral – Low Latency Wireless Communication(2)

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Mittuniversitetet, Institutionen för informationssystem och teknologi

Mid Sweden University is a place where people meet, find inspiration and think innovatively. Our campuses are situated in Sundsvall and Östersund, and we offer a wide range of courses and education, both on-campus and distance education. Our good relations with society ensure well-supported research and education, not least in the region.

Faculty of Science, Technology and Media

The Department of Information Systems and Technology is located at Campus Sundsvall and conducts research and education in the following subjects: Archives and Information Science, Computer Engineering, Informatics, Electrical Engineering, Computer and System Science, and Business Management and Organization.

The research center STC (Sensible Things that Communicate announces one open postdoctoral position in the area of wireless communication with a particular emphasis low latency communication for 5G and beyond. The research will be conducted in the research group Communication Systems and Networking (CSN). The CSN group is an internationally leading group in the area of wireless communication for industrial applications. The candidate will actively collaborate with other researchers within the research group, STC research center, but also with our external collaborators in academia and industry.

The successful candidate will join an Scandinavian leading and motivated research team lead by Prof. Mikael Gidlund and Prof. Tingting Zhang in order to carry out cutting edge research in the area of low latency wireless communication for future wireless networks, more specific, for 5G and beyond.  The duties include theoretical analysis, algorithm design and implementation via software based simulations, and documentation in the form of technical papers and reports.

Qualification required
For this position, it is required to have a PhD in Signal Processing, Computer Engineering, Wireless Communications or a closely related subject. The successful applicants should have an outstanding research documented by top-technical journal publications. We are looking for strongly motivated candidates, who are able to work independently and cooperate with PhD students. Well-developed analytical and problem solving skills are a requirement. Good command of English orally and in writing is required to present and publish research results.

To qualify for an employment as a post-doctor, the applicants must hold a PhD degree or a foreign qualification deemed equivalent to a PhD and the PhD degree must have been obtained no more than three years prior to the application date; however, for example, periods of sick leave or parental leave are deducted from the three-year period.

Temporary employment for 3 months duration, full-time. Expected starting date is 2019-08-01 or according to agreement.

The application must contain the following:
• A motivated text wherein the reasons for applying, qualifications in relation to the position, and intentions and visions for the position are stated.
• A current curriculum vitae.
• Copies of relevant diplomas (Master of Science and PhD).
• Scientific qualifications. A complete list of publications must be attached with an indication of the works the applicant wishes to be considered. You may attach up to 3 publications.
• Dissemination qualifications, including participation on committees or boards, participation in organizations and the like.
• Additional qualifications in relation to the position.
• References/recommendations.
• Personal data.

Place of Employment: Sundsvall

Salary: Salary is negotiated individually

Information: Further information is available from prefessor Mikael Gidlund,

Please submit your application via our recruitment system no later than 2019-06-30.

Mid Sweden University works actively for equal opportunities and strives to embrace the qualities that diversity and equality bring to the organization.

  • Type of employment
    Temporary position 3-6 months
  • Contract type
    Full time
  • First day of employment
    enligt överenskommelse
  • Salary
    Individuell lönesättning
  • Number of positions
  • Working hours
  • City
  • County
    Västernorrlands län
  • Country
  • Reference number
    MIUN 2019/1081
  • Union representative
    Per Bergman, Fackförbundet ST, 010-142 83 71
    Lars P Nilsson SACO, 010-142 88 32
  • Published
  • Last application date

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