24 days old

Research Scientist in Satellite Communications & Networking (M/F)

University of Luxembourg
Luxembourg, Luxembourg
  • Job Type
    Employee, Contract, Co-op
  • Job Status
    Full Time

The University of Luxembourg is a multilingual, international research University.

Research Scientist in Satellite Communications & Networking (M/F)


  • Ref: I2-50010870
  • Permanent contract (CDI),
  • Full-time position (40 hrs/week)
  • Number of positions: 1



The University of Luxembourg seeks to hire outstanding researchers at its Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust(SnT).

SnT is a recently formed centre carrying out interdisciplinary research in secure, reliable and trustworthy ICT (Information and Communication Technologies) systems and services, often in collaboration with industrial, governmental or international partners.  SnT is active in several international research projects funded by the European Space Agency. For further information, you may check: www.securityandtrust.lu


Your Role

The successful candidate is expected to assume a leading role in defining, acquiring, managing, and scientifically contributing to projects in the area of satellite communications. The candidate will carry a leading role in the area of Satellite Communications in “5G and Beyond” networks and support PhD candidates in their thesis research. The candidate will carry a responsibility regarding the group’s ESA project portfolio and ensure a continuity in the experimental research activities and rapid prototyping.

The candidate will work closely with Prof. Ottersten, Dr. Chatzinotas and the members of the SIGCOM group. English is the working language of this international research group. The group is engaged in a number of European projects and conducting research in close collaboration with the industry partners. For further information, you may check: wwwen.uni.lu/snt/research/sigcom

For inquiries, please contact: Dr. Chatzinotas


We offer

The university offers the selected candidate a permanent research scientist appointment. The University offers highly competitive salaries and is an equal opportunity employer. You will work in an exciting international environment and will have the opportunity to participate in the development of a newly created research centre.



Applications, written in English should be submitted online and should include:

Curriculum Vitae (including your contact address, work experience, publications)

Cover letter indicating the research area of interest and your motivation

Contact information for 3 referees


Please apply ONLINE until 1st September, 2018.

Link : http://emea3.mrted.ly/1vfdy



Your Profile

PhD in Electrical Engineering with focus on physical layer wireless communications or wireless networking

More than 3 years international postdoctoral relevant work and research experience

Documented research expertise in satellite communications and networking

Proven track record in carrying a leading role in ESA research project acquisition and management

Experience in research collaboration with industrial partners

Experience in supporting PhD candidates in their research

Fluent written and verbal communication skills in English are mandatory

Commitment, team working and a critical mind


The ideal candidate should have experience in a number of the following topics:

  • Multibeam Satellite Systems
  • Advanced Interference Mitigation techniques: Precoding, Beamhopping, Non-Orthogonal Multiple Access
  • Machine to Machine and Internet of Things over Satellite Networks
  • Cross-layer Resource Management & Optimization
  • Satellite Transceiver Design
  • On-board Processing
  • Prototyping in Software Defined Radio platforms


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