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Open PhD position on design of wireless communications for IoT


The IDLab research group of the University of Antwerp and imec in Belgium is hiring a motivated PhD student on a fully funded 4 year scholarship in the area of design of wireless communication networks for Internet of Things (IoT) applications.
Apply before August 15 via
Who are we?
imec is the world-leading research and innovation hub in nanoelectronics and digital technologies.As a trusted partner for companies, start-ups and universities we bring together close to 3,500 brilliant minds from over 70 nationalities. Imec is headquartered in Leuven, Belgium and also has distributed R&D groups at a number of Flemish universities, in the Netherlands, Taiwan, USA, China, and offices in India and Japan. The IDLab research group of imec performs fundamental and applied research on internet technologies and data science. IDLab is a joint research initiative between the University of Antwerp and Ghent University. The overall IDLab research areas are machine learning and data mining; semantic intelligence; distributed intelligence for IoT; cloud and big data infrastructures; multimedia coding and delivery; wireless and fixed networking; electromagnetics, RF and high-speed circuits and systems. Within Antwerp, IDLab specifically focuses on wireless networking (in collaboration with Ghent), distributed embedded systems and stochastic modelling. IDLab has a unique research infrastructure used in numerous national and international collaborations.
Job description
You prepare a doctoral thesis in the field of wireless communication networks.
You publish scientific articles related to the research project of the assignment.
You contribute to teaching and research in the IDLab research group of the department Mathematics and Computer Science of the faculty of Science.
Profile and requirements
You hold a master degree in computer science, informatics, mathematics, electronics, telecommunications or equivalent.
You can submit outstanding academic results.
Students in the final year of their degree can also apply.
Foreign candidates are encouraged to apply.
Your academic qualities comply with the requirements stipulated in the university’s policy.
You are quality-oriented, conscientious, creative and cooperative.
You have a thorough knowledge of one or more modern programming languages, such as Java, C++ or Python.
We offer
a doctoral scholarship for a period of two years, with the possibility of renewal for a further two-year period after positive evaluation;
the start date of scholarship will be 1 October, 1 November or 1 December 2017 or 1 January 2018;
a gross monthly grant ranging from € 2.280,27 - € 2.419,84;
a dynamic and stimulating work environment.
More information? Contact
Prof. dr. Jeroen Famaey
University of Antwerp - imec
IDLab - Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
Middelheimlaan 1, B-2020 Antwerp, Belgium
Campus Middelheim |
Building G, Office M.G.207
T: +32 3 265 39 90 | M: +32 472 64 49 37
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