Lund University, Faculty of Engineering, LTH, Institutionen för reglerteknik

Lund University was founded in 1666 and is repeatedly ranked among the world’s top 100 universities. The University has 40 000 students and more than 8 000 staff based in Lund, Helsingborg and Malmö. We are united in our efforts to understand, explain and improve our world and the human condition.

LTH forms the Faculty of Engineering at Lund University, with approximately 9 000 students. The research carried out at LTH is of a high international standard and we are continuously developing our teaching methods and adapting our courses to current needs.

Researcher in Machine Learning for Wireless Communication

Project description

The position is within the ICARUS (Intelligent Cell-free Access for wiReless Ubiquitous Services) project - a cross-disciplinary joint project between the Communication Systems Department at Linköping University and the Automatic Control Department at Lund University. The project objective is to develop algorithms for efficient resource allocation in the next generation wireless communication networks. This particular position will have a key role in the collaboration between the groups. Therefore, it requires proficiency in wireless communication and knowledge of tools from optimization and machine learning needed to achieve the project goals.

Work duties

  • Cross-disciplinary research within the project – primarily to apply optimization and machine learning techniques to problems in wireless communication
  • Opportunity for teaching in the first, second and third cycles of studies
  • Opportunity for training in higher education teaching and learning shall be given if teaching is part of the work duties.
  • Opportunity for supervision of degree projects and doctoral students
  • Collaboration with industry and wider society
  • Administration related to the work duties listed above

Qualification requirements

Applicants must have:

  • A PhD or equivalent research qualification within the subject of the project.
  • Very good oral and written proficiency in English.
  • Participated in research projects in relevant subjects for position.

Assessment criteria and other qualifications

The cross-disciplinary focus of this position gives applicants with previous experience in wireless communication priority. Basic knowledge on large-scale optimization is also considered. Consideration will also be given to good collaborative skills, drive and independence, and how the applicant’s experience and skills complement and strengthen ongoing research within the project and the department.

Terms of employment

Fixed-term employment, 2 years, 100 % (temporary position)

Instructions on how to apply

Applications shall be written in English and be compiled into a PDF-file containing:

  • résumé/CV, including a list of publications,
  • a general description of past research and future research interests (no more than three pages),
  • contact information of at least two references,
  • copy of the doctoral degree certificate, and other certificates/grades that you wish to be considered.
Type of employment Temporary position longer than 6 months
Contract type Full time
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100
City Lund
County Skåne län
Country Sweden
Reference number PA2019/995
  • Pontus Giselsson, +46462229744
  • Eva Westin, +46462228787
Union representative
  • OFR/ST:Fackförbundet ST:s kansli, 046-222 93 62
  • SACO:Saco-s-rådet vid Lunds universitet, 046-222 93 64
  • SEKO: Seko Civil, 046-222 93 66
Published 27.Mar.2019
Last application date 10.Apr.2019 11:59 PM CET

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