The University of Luxembourg seeks to hire outstanding researchers at its Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) http://www.securityandtrust.lu .
SnT is a recently formed centre carrying out interdisciplinary research in secure, reliable and trustworthy ICT (Information and Communication Technologies) systems and services, often in collaboration with industrial, governmental or international partners. SnT is active in several international research projects funded by the EU 7th framework programme and the European Space Agency. A successful candidate will conduct research in one or more of the centre projects and assist in the development of the SnT project portfolio. The Centre invites researchers from diverse research areas to contribute to our projects in areas such as Satellite Systems, Vehicular Networks, Network Security, Model-drive Security, Security Cloud computing, and ICT Services & Applications.
The Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) invites applications from PhD holders in the general area of Wireless Communications. The research projects will be conducted in partnership with SES ( www.ses.com ), a leading-edge satellite operator offering worldwide services and headquartered in Luxembourg.
The successful candidates will join a strong and motivated research team lead by Prof. Björn Ottersten in order to carry out research in the area of “Cooperative and Cognitive Architectures for Satellite Networks (CO 2 SAT)”.
The position holder will be required to perform the following tasks:
- Shaping research directions and producing results
- Attracting funding in cooperation with industrial partners
- Coordinating research projects and delivering outputs
- Providing guidance to PhD and MSc students
- Disseminating results through scientific publications
- Assisting in teaching duties
- Organizing relevant workshops
The candidate should possess a PhD degree or equivalent in Electronic Engineering, Computer Science or Applied Mathematics.
The ideal candidate should have extensive experience and publication record in a number of the following topics:
- Cooperative and cognitive communications
- Multiuser / Spatial Signal Processing
- MIMO: Coding, Multiuser Techniques, Channel modelling
- Radio Resource Management & Optimization
Fluent written and verbal communication skills in English are required. Knowledge of French, German or Luxembourgish is desirable.
The University offers a two year employment contract that may be extended up to five years. The University offers highly competitive salaries and is an equal opportunity employer. You will work in an exciting international environment and will have the opportunity to participate in the development of a newly created research centre.
Application should include:
- Full CV, including list of publications and name (and email address, etc) of three referees
- Transcript of all modules and results from university-level courses taken
- Research statement and topics of particular interest to the candidate (300 words).
Applications, written in English and in PDF format only, should be sent via email to:
SUBJECT: “ CO 2 SAT ”
Deadline for applications: March 31 st , 2011
For further information, please contact us at Symeon.Chatzinotas@uni.lu