• Posted on: 26th Jan 2021
  • Salary: £38,304 to £39-345 per annum, including London Weighting Allowance
  • REF: 013884
  • Closes: 22nd March 2021
  • Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
  • Hours: Full Time

Job description

To work, in collaboration with the Principal Investigator (Professor Osvaldo Simeone), on an ERC-funded project on fog communication, computing and storage. The main goal of the project is the development of fundamental theoretical insights, via network information theory, communication theory and machine learning, on the optimal performance and operation of fog-aided wireless networks. There will be two posts based in the King’s Communications, Learning & Information Processing lab, at the Centre for Telecommunications research within the Department of Engineering. The department is located at the Strand campus of King’s, located in the centre of London.

The successful candidates should have a PhD in Electrical Engineering and they should meet the following criteria

• Background in communications

• Background in information theory

• Track record of high quality research publications in peer reviewed conferences and journals.

For an informal discussion to find out more about the role please contact Professor Osvaldo Simeone via email at osvaldo.simeone@kcl.ac.uk.

There are two posts available and each will be offered on an a fixed-term contract for 12 months

This is a full-time post
Key responsibilities

• Carry out research on information theory, communications, and machine learning for fog-based networks

• Write papers and technical reports

• Work with PhD students to fulfil the objectives of the project

Skills, knowledge, and experience

Essential criteria

• PhD in Electrical Engineering

• Background in signal processing and machine learning

• Background in information theory and communications

• Track record of high quality research publications in peer reviewed conferences and journals.

*Please note that this is a PhD level role but candidates who have submitted their thesis and are awaiting award of their PhDs will be considered. In these circumstances the appointment will be made at Grade 5, spine point 30 with the title of Research Assistant. Upon confirmation of the award of the PhD, the job title will become Research Associate and the salary will increase to Grade 6.

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