Call 5/2012-1 - Post-doc – Access Technologies (PMR)

28 October 2012 - Expires: 18 November 2012
Access Technologies (Ref. 5/2012-1, 1 position): The post-doctoral researcher is expected to pursue fundamental research on several aspects of wireless Professional Mobile Radio (PMR) communications related with the EC-funded project ICT-EMPhAtiC <> that CTTC leads; should have knowledge on the specification of current cellular-type mobile communication systems (LTE and/or WiMAX), plus strong publication record in scheduling and RRM techniques for cellular systems, relay networks (single/multiple relays, possibly mutl-user), and two-way relaying.
Expertise and/or strong publication record in optimization tools such as Lagrangian-based, interior point methods, subgradient and dual decomposition methods is highly appreciated. Good writing skills in English and ability to integrate in a multi-disciplinary team are of interest, as well.
Applicants must be strongly motivated, hold a Ph.D. degree in telecommunications or electrical engineering; have capacity of carrying out innovative research as well as proven experience in research; a good publication record is fundamental. Practical experience and work experience in international and national R&D projects carried out in the context of R&D institutions will be highly valued.
Contract duration is 24 months, renewable on a yearly basis subject to performance. The salary is 32,000 Euro. Applications must include a resume, academic ratings, list of publications (if applicable) and, preferably, the names and contact information of three referees. 
CTTC is an equal opportunity employer. Applications from physically-challenged candidates will be specifically taken into account.