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Research Fellow in Wireless Communications

Institute for Communication Systems

Location:  Guildford
Salary:  £36,024 to £44,263 per annum
Post Type:  Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours GMT on Monday 26 February 2024
Interview Date:  Monday 04 March 2024
Reference:  008424

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The role

The Institute for Communication Systems (ICS), home of the 5GIC & 6GIC, is looking to recruit a full-time Research Fellow to work on the EPSRC project Cell-Free Massive MIMO for Future Wireless Networks

For this opening, the successful candidates will be required to have research experience in wireless communication systems design in University and/or Industry environments. The area of specialization for this post is air interface techniques.

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.

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+.

About you

Applicants should have a good honors degree in wireless communications or Electronic engineering. Preference will be given to those with proven experience. Applicants are expected to have track record of publications, good problem solving and analytical skills, to be proactive, to engage with other researchers and to be self-motivated. The successful candidate will, in collaboration with other researchers, specify, design and implement the systems under investigation. 

The successful candidates will be joining a very strong and vibrant research team and will be supported by academic staff working on the programme. 

How to apply

To apply for this role, please upload a CV and cover letter with your application on the University of Surrey Website. For informal enquiries please contact Prof Pei Xiao p.xiao@surrey.ac.uk.

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Please note, it is University Policy to offer a starting salary equivalent to Level 3.6 (£34,980) to successful applicants who have been awarded, but are yet to receive, their PhD certificate.  Once the original PhD certificate has been submitted to the local HR Department, the salary will be increased to Level 4.1 (£36,024).


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