Lund University, Faculty of Engineering, LTH, EIT

Lund University was founded in 1666 and is repeatedly ranked among the world’s top universities. The University has around 47 000 students and more than 8 800 staff based in Lund, Helsingborg and Malmö. We are united in our efforts to understand, explain and improve our world and the human condition.

Lund University welcomes applicants with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We regard gender equality and diversity as a strength and an asset.

Description of the workplace
You will be working at the department of Electrical and Information technology, and primary in the divisions of Communications engineering and Integrated electronic systems. These two divisions are closely working together to develop the next generation wireless systems, from theory to practice. Project assistants will participating in EU project BEYOND5 (Building the fully European supplY chain on RFSOI, enabling New RF Domains for Sensing, Communication, 5G and beyond, and SSF-CHI project “Large Intelligent Surfaces – Architecture and Hardware”.

Work duties
As a teaching assistant your duties can vary, and the tasks should give an insight into the academic world at the faculty where you conduct studies. The tasks in this position includes participation in research projects. The area is effective hardware implementations for 6G wireless communication, including massive MIMO and Large Intelligent Surfaces. Targeted platforms include Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGA) and software-defined radios (SDR).

Only those admitted to first or second-cycle courses and study programmes at the faculty may be employed as a teaching assistant.

Required qualifications:

  • admitted to (relevant) first or second-cycle courses in the department of Electrical and Information Technology.
  • very good oral and written proficiency in English. 
  • good knowledge in wireless communication systems, especially MIMO and Massive MIMO.
  • good knowledge in hardware (e.g., FPGA, RFSoC) implementation of digital signal processing algorithms and software-defined radios (SDR).

Additional requirements:

  • experience of development tools for digital platforms (especially FPGA RFSoC, and SDR).
  • experience of development tools for wireless communication systems implementation and prototyping, with PYNQ (Python for Zynq FPGA).

We offer
Lund University is a public authority which means that employees get particular benefits, generous annual leave and an advantageous occupational pension scheme. With an employment as a project assistant you can combine studies with work and complement your theoretical knowledge with practical work experience. Read more on the University website about being a Lund University employee Work at Lund University.

Further information
The position is a fixed term position for 4-month period at 45 per cent of full time and starting in 2023-04-01 or by agreement, although not beyond 2023-07-31. The employment as a Teaching Assistant is regulated in the Higher Education Ordinance (SFS 2017:284), 5 chapter 8-12 §§.

How to apply
Applications are to be submitted via the University’s recruitment system. The application should include a CV and a personal letter justifying your interest in the position and how it matches your qualifications. We ask you to attach documentation from LADOK certifying your eligibility. The application should also include a degree certificate or equivalent and any other document to which you would like to draw attention (copies of grade transcripts, details of referees, letters of recommendation, etc.)”.  

Welcome to apply!

Type of employment Temporary position
Contract type Part-time
Number of positions 2
Full-time equivalent 45%
City Lund
County Skåne län
Country Sweden
Reference number PA2023/647
  • Liang Liu, +46462224652
  • Ove Edfors, +46462229026
Union representative
  • SACO:Saco-s-rådet vid Lunds universitet,
Published 09.Mar.2023
Last application date 23.Mar.2023 11:59 PM CET

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