Research Associate (Post-doc) in Signal Processing for Satellite Communications (M/F)

Країна: Люксембург;

Місто: Luxembourg

Додана: 16.11.2018

Роботодавець: University of Luxembourg

Тип: PostDoc vacancy;

Дедлайн подачі: 31.01.2019


The University of Luxembourg is a multilingual, international research University.

The University of Luxembourg is seeking to hire a highly motivated and an outstanding researcher in the area of Signal Processing for Satellite 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 Dr. Symeon Chatzinotas.

Research Associate (Post-doc) in Signal Processing for Satellite Communications (M/F)

  • Ref: 50013852 – (R-AGR-3247-11-C)
  • Fixed Term Contract 2 years (CDD), full-time 40 hrs/week
  • Number of positions:  1
  • Employee status

SnT carries out interdisciplinary research in secure, reliable and trustworthy ICT (Information and Communication Technologies) systems and services, often in collaboration with governmental, industrial and international partners.  SnT is active in several national projects funded by National Research Fund (FNR) and local industries, and international research projects funded by the EU FP7 programme, H2020 programme and the European Space Agency (ESA). For further information, you may check:

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 signal, image and data processing aspects of computer vision, and is currently enlarging its research activities in exploring novel and low-complexity signal processing for  evolving and emerging satellite communication systems to address several resulting challenging problems. For details, you may refer to the following:

Your Role

The successful candidate is expected to perform the following tasks:

  • Contributing to and developing the ongoing research on signal processing for satellite communications
  • Applying signal processing algorithms/tools for enhancing end-to-end efficiency of satellite networks including on-board processing, interference mitigation, integration with 5G networks
  • Coordinating research projects and preparing project deliverables
  • Disseminating results through scientific publications and conferences
  • Preparing new research proposals to attract industrial, national and European projects
  • Providing assistance in the supervision of PhD students

For further information, please contact: Dr. Bhavani Shankar ( or Symeon.Chatzinotas (

Your Profile

  • A PhD degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or Applied Mathematics with major in signal processing, satellite or wireless communications.
  • Expertise in  signal processing theory and methods including statistical signal processing, MIMO and array processing, sparse processing.
  • Strong knowledge of wireless communications and optimizaiton
  • Experience of implementing signal processing systems in Matlab/ LabView including filter banks  and imperfections; prototyping experience of such systems is highly desirable
  • Sound publication track record in signal processing tools and/ or applications
  • Strong programming skills in MATLAB/ LabView; programming Software Defined Radios is considered positive.
  • Experience of working with industrial projects and European projects is preferable.
  • Highly committed, excellent team-worker, and strong critical thinking skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English

We offer

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.

Further Information

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: 31st January 2019.

Early application is highly encouraged as the applications are processed upon reception. Please apply ONLINE formally through the HR system. Applications by email will not be considered.

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