Open PhD position at University of Antwerp Belgium on wireless networking
发布时间: 2016-07-09   浏览次数: 71


Dear Colleagues,

I would like to draw your attention to  an open PhD position at the MOSAIC research group (https://mosaic.uantwerpen.be), connected to the University of  Antwerp and iMinds, Belgium. The position is in the area of wireless networking  for Internet of Things applications. Applications should be submitted through  the online system (https://www.uantwerpen.be/en/jobs/vacancies/ap/2016bapdocproex186/)  no later than August 15, 2016.

Job description                                          
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* You prepare a  doctoral thesis in the field of low-power wireless networks, specifically  focusing on interference mitigation among different types of networks coexisting  in sub-1GHz radio frequencies.
* You publish scientific articles related to  the research project of the assignment.
* You contribute to teaching and  research in the MOSAIC research group of the Department of Mathematics and  Computer Science of the Faculty of Sciences.

Profile and  requirements
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* You hold a master or engineering 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.
* Prior experience in the design or  deployment of wireless network technologies is a plus, but not a necessary  requirement.

We offer
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* 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 2016 or 1 January 2017;
* a gross monthly grant  ranging from € 2.189,88 - € 2.334,46;
* a dynamic and stimulating work  environment.

How to apply?
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* Applications may only be  submitted online (https://www.uantwerpen.be/en/jobs/vacancies/ap/2016bapdocproex186/),  and should include a copy of your CV and a cover letter, until the closing date  15 August 2016.
* A pre-selection will be made from amongst the submitted  applications.
* The remainder of the selection procedure is specific to the  position and will be determined by the selection panel.
* The interviews of  the candidates, preselected by a selection panel, will take place from 22 August  until 16 September 2016.
* More information about the application form can be  obtained from Myra De Munck (Tel. +32 3 265 32 24).
* For questions about the  profile and the description of duties, please contact prof. dr. Jeroen Famaey  at jeroen.famaey@uantwerpen.be.

Kind regards,
Jeroen  Famaey