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Research Fellow in Advanced Wireless Communications

Department of Electrical & Electronic Engineering

Location:  Guildford
Salary:  £31,866 to £40,322 per annum
Fixed Term
Post Type:  Full Time
Advert Placed:  Monday 15 June 2020
Closing Date:  Wednesday 15 July 2020
Reference:  025220

The Institute for Communication Systems in seeking to recruit a research fellow in Advanced Wireless Communications.

The successful candidate will work an a collaborative research project aiming to design, fabricate and implement the novel intelligent reflecting surfaces at sub-7GHz and mmWave frequency bands.

The project will design, fabricate and install several prototypes in different locations where measurement campaigns will be performed. The channel measurement will be carried out to develop a channel model at lower and higher frequencies in presence of the intelligent surface while the line-of-sight is blocked.

ICS is the largest academic research institute in Europe specialising on 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.

5GIC established in 2012, 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.

The following skills and qualifications are required:

  • MIMO systems, in particular, beamforming and channel estimation techniques for massive MIMO and mmWave system systems
  • Array signal processing
  • Proficiency in Machine learning
  • Optimization theory
  • Digital signal processing
  • Probability and statistics

For informal enquiries please contact: Dr. Mohsen Khalily (

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Please note, it is University Policy to offer a starting salary equivalent to Level 3.6 (£31,866) 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 (£32,817).

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