ORGANISATION/COMPANYNational and Kapodistrian University of Athens
RESEARCH FIELDEngineering › Communication engineering
RESEARCHER PROFILEFirst Stage Researcher (R1)
APPLICATION DEADLINE15/07/2017 23:00 - Europe/Athens
LOCATIONGreece › Athens
TYPE OF CONTRACTTemporary
HOURS PER WEEK40
OFFER STARTING DATE01/06/2017
EU RESEARCH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMMEH2020 / Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions
MARIE CURIE GRANT AGREEMENT NUMBER722788
SPOTLIGHT, a newly launched Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network (ITN) offers fifteen (15) PhD positions in seven European countries. The project will work towards a 5G mobile networks architecture that aims to break performance limitations of the currently loosely inter-connected, resource-fragmented and isolated in operation mobile network ecosystem, by transforming the existing multi-layered set of attachment points to a flat coalition of massively distributed transceivers utilizing a common pool of energy, radio, computing and storage resources that are optimally handled by a cloud-empowered network core. More information on the project can be found here: http://cordis.europa.eu/project/rcn/205539_en.html
These ESR enrollments are under very attractive employment conditions and competitive salaries offered in Marie Curie Innovative Training Networks. The selected ESRs will join top-class research groups and have a unique opportunity to pursue a career in mobile communications. Working in this ambitious research project, could lead the ESRs to the successful completion of a doctoral degree, together with a very strong joint multidisciplinary research training program in the field of emerging mobile networks. The planned mobility among seven EU countries and ten institutions is a plus of these job positions.
Candidates must also meet the following criteria: 1) be in the first four years (full-time equivalent research experience) of their research careers; 2) be of any nationality, but not having resided or carried out their main activity in the country of the host institution of the position they are applying to for more than 1 year in the past 3 years; 3) have not yet been awarded a PhD degree.
Applicants are expected to submit the attached application form, indicating their preference to one or more of the following positions, along with a motivation letter, full CV, degrees, recommenders’ contact details (up to 3), and any other relevant documents, at firstname.lastname@example.org, not later than March 31st, 2017. The available positions are:
ESR1 - Host institution: Eurecom - Project Title: Novel PHY techniques for fully-uncoordinated uplink transmissions in massively distributed MIMO systems with centralized processing
ESR2 - Host institution: Eurecom - Project Title: Low-complexity antenna design for massively distributed MIMO systems
ESR3 - Host institution: University of York - Project Title: Network coding and waveform design for concurrent downlink data delivery in massively distributed MIMO systems with centralized processing
ESR4 - Host institution: MTN - Project Title: Cognitive terminal-tracking and transmission profile selection schemes with partial information of the network topology
ESR5 - Host institution: Open Univ. of Catalonia - Project Title: Ultra-reliable data compression in massively distributed MIMO systems
ESR6 - Host institution: University of York - Project Title: Massive MIMO with 3D beamforming in the mmWave band
ESR7 - Host institution: Politecnico di Milano - Project Title: Cloud-empowered DSP exploiting big data
ESR8 - Host institution: Politecnico di Milano - Project Title: Cloud-empowered RRM using big data analysis feedback
ESR9 - Host institution: Iquadrat - Project Title: Mobility management and flow control in massively distributed MIMO
ESR10 - Host institution: NEC - Project Title: Flow-optimal routing of traffic in a plain IP mobile core network data-plane
ESR11 - Host institution: Nessos - Project Title: Coupling and pooling resources in loosely-coupled multi-layered networks
ESR12 - Host institution: Ericsson - Project Title: Resource elasticity in massively distributed and loosely-coupled MIMO systems
ESR13 - Host institution: Open Univ. of Catalonia - Project Title: Optimal strategies for popular content placement in massively distributed MIMO
ESR14 - Host institution: University of Athens - Project Title: Fountain-encoding techniques for improved QoE in massively distributed systems
ESR15 - Host institution: University of Athens - Project Title: Popular content delivery using massive machine type communications
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Required Research Experiences
RESEARCH FIELDTechnology › Telecommunications technology
YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE1 - 4
REQUIRED LANGUAGESENGLISH: Excellent
We are looking for highly motivated, enthusiastic junior scientists, with a preferential background in mobile networks and network virtualization. Previous experience in fields directly related to the specific positions is a plus. Excellent research skills and analytical abilities are required, fluency in English (both spoken and written), proactive communication skills and problem solving as part of a team, strong record keeping, great work ethic and initiatives are essential characteristics.
EURAXESS offer ID: 178608
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