Research Fellow in Signal Processing for Wireless Communication

University of Surrey


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Institute for Communication Systems
Location:  Guildford
Salary: 

£44,263
per annum
Post Type:  Full Time
Closing Date: 
23.59 hours BST on Wednesday 13 September 2023
Reference:  038223-R

The Institute for Communication Systems (ICS) home of the 5G/6G Innovation Centre (5G/6GIC) is looking to recruit a Research Rellow in Semantic Communication and Sensing. Established in 2012, 5GIC is the world’s first dedicated centre in researching end-to-end aspects of 5G and works closely with national and international leading academic institutes and key industrial partners. In November 2020, 6GIC was officially launched with parallel research undertaken in both 5G+ and 6G for 2030+.

ICS is the largest academic research institute in Europe specialising in all aspects of ICT (Information and Communication Technologies). It is home to over 200 researchers with expertise in all communication and broadcasting systems and has developed the best in class large scale testbeds for research and innovation and enjoys the state-of-the-art lab and computing facilities.

The post-holder will;

  • Work on “TUDOR” (Towards Ubiquitous 3D Open Resilient Network), an exciting new research project aiming to solve many societal, environmental and economic grand challenges such as the digital divide and energy efficiency by advanced technology innovations in open telecommunications systems.
  • Conduct fundamental research in signal processing for wireless communications. Specifically, it includes (but not limited to): (distributed) massive-MIMO or cell-free MIMO based device-free localisation and/or integrated sensing and communication (ISAC) for 6G. 

The research will be focused on the fundamental theory and algorithm development of (distributed) massive-MIMO or cell-free MIMO based device-free localisation and/or integrated sensing and communication (ISAC) for 6G. The project will provide rich research collaboration opportunities with world-leading research institutes, industry, and regulation bodies. The research will be carried out using a combination of mathematical modelling, signal processing, optimisation, machine learning, and computer simulations.

We are looking for;

  • A PhD with good quality publications in the field.
  • As well as knowledge of any of the following; statistical signal processing, waveform design, device-free localisation, MIMO signal transmission and reception, computer simulations or machine learning programming. 
  • Ability to work in a team of researchers.

To apply please complete the application form and attach a detailed CV by the deadline of 23:59 on Wednesday 13th September 2023.

Interviews planned for week commencing 18th September 2023.

For more information and to apply online, please download the further details and click on the ‘apply online’ button above.
In return we offer a generous pension, relocation assistance where appropriate , flexible working options including job share and blended home/campus working locations (dependent on work duties), access to world-class leisure facilities on campus, a range of travel schemes and supportive family friendly benefits including an excellent on-site nursery.

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The University of Surrey is committed to providing an inclusive environment that offers equal opportunities for all.  We place great value on diversity and are seeking to increase the diversity within our community.  Therefore we particularly encourage applications from under-represented groups, such as people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups and people with disabilities.

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