Thursday, November 17, 2011

Research Fellow, Centre for Communication Systems Research (CCSR), University of Surrey

Closing date for applications is Sunday 20th November 2011.

(Ref: 8429) 

Salary up to £33,734 per annum (subject to experience and qualifications)

The Centre for Communication Systems Research is seeking to recruit one full time researcher, initially for 1 year but extendable to longer term depending on performance. The work is funded through a project in the EU ICT Framework Program.

For this opening, the successful candidate will be required to have postdoctoral research experience in University or Industry environments. Their areas of specialisation should be in the field of 3GPP networks, in particular RRM, MAC and RLC protocols as well as in wireless sensor network protocols.

For this opening, the successful applicants will be required to have good analytical and/or simulation skills. Applicants are expected to be proactive, to support other researchers and to be self-motivated.

The responsibilities will include development of innovative algorithms, mechanisms and protocols for hybrid sensor-cellular networks, and their evaluation through both simulation and network test bed experiments. Prior working experience in MATLAB, OPNET and prototype implementation is essential. Programming skills in one or more of the embedded languages - C, C++, or Java are highly desired.

Applicants should have a good honors degree in communications or electronic engineering, in computer science or another related discipline. Preference will be given to those with proven research and publications track record preferably with PhD and/or practical industrial experience.
You will join an established research centre within a 5*A research rated EE department with a large scale wireless testbed for experimental proof of concept, excellent computing and software infrastructure for first class research, modern facilities and close links with industry.

Informal enquiries related to the project to Prof Rahim Tafazolli by email: or to Prof Klaus Moessner by email:

For an application pack and to apply on-line please go to our website If you are unable to apply on-line, please contact Miss Karen Truss, HR Administrator on tel: +44 (0) 1483 686060 or by email:  Please quote Post Ref No. 8429
Closing date for applications is Sunday 20th November 2011.
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