Call 4/2012-3 - Research Associate – Optical Networking (1 position)

31 August 2012 - Expires: 01 October 2012
Optical Networking (Ref. 4/2012-3, 1 position): The candidate must hold a Ph.D. degree in Telecommunications Engineering, with research experience in the areas of coherent optical communication systems and optical OFDM. Applicants should have research experience in: optoelectronic devices and optical subsystems, coherent detection, carrier/phase recovery, digital signal processing, optical access networks, advanced modulation formats and multicarrier modulation, specifically, optical OFDM. Specialization areas of interest are the design, modelling and development of coherent (OFDM) transmission schemes for high-speed, flexible and spectral efficient optical networks, and systems and techniques for the convergence of optical and wireless networks. Laboratory skills and experience are required.


Applicants for Research Associate positions must hold a Ph.D. degree in telecommunications, electrical engineering, computer science, or related fields, capacity of carrying out innovative research as well as experience in research and publication record. Work experience in international and national R&D projects carried out in the context of R&D institutions is highly appreciated.


The position is permanent. The rank and salary, in the range 34,000 – 37,000 €/year (gross), will be determined according to qualifications and work experience.

Applications from physically challenged candidates will be specifically taken into account.