University of Surrey
Research Fellow – 5G New Air Interface Techniques
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Application deadline: Apr 09
Location: Surrey, United Kingdom
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Research Fellow – 5G New Air Interface Techniques

Department of Electrical & Electronic Engineering

Location: Guildford
Salary: £31,076 to £34,956 per annum Fixed Term
Post Type: Full Time
Advert Placed: Wednesday 08 March 2017
Closing Date: Sunday 09 April 2017
Interview Date: To be confirmed
Reference: 075616-R-R

The Institute for Communication Systems (ICS), the home for the 5G Innovation Centre (5GIC) at the University of Surrey, is the world's first research institute dedicated to the next generation of mobile network technology and has attracted over £70M of support to date. The 5GIC has unparalleled expertise in system research, covering all layers network. It also benefits from excellent research infrastructure, including a large-scale outdoor mobile test-bed, which is one of only a handful of such facilities worldwide. The 5GIC is an international hub for telecommunication research and innovation. It works in close partnership with a consortium of over 50 industry members including key ICT service providers, network and device manufacturers and test equipment solution providers to develop innovative solutions and standards for 5G networks.

The ICS is seeking to recruit one full time research fellows to work on 5G new air interface techniques, initially for one year and can be extended further depending on performance.

For this opening, the successful candidate will be required to have research experience in link level mobile communications system design in University and/or Industry environments. Their areas of specialisation should be in advanced digital signal processing, modulation and coding schemes, MIMO detection, graph theory, full duplex radio, new waveforms, wireless information and power transfer and multiple access techniques for 5G.

Applicants should have a good honors degree in wireless communications or electric engineering. Preference will be given to those with proven experience. Applicants are expected to have track record of publications, good problem solving and analytical skills, to be proactive, to engage with other researchers and to be self-motivated.

The successful candidate will, in collaboration with other researchers, specify, design and implement the systems under investigation. 

Informal enquiries related to the project to Dr Pei Xiao by email:

For an application pack and to apply on-line please visit our website

If you are unable to apply on-line, please contact Ms Bianca Barrett, HR Administrator on tel: +44 (0) 1483 683419 or by email:

Please quote Post Ref No 075616-R-R.

Closing date for applications is April 9th 2017.

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