Postdoctoral Research Fellow
About the Opportunity
The department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Institute
for the Wireless Internet of Things (WIoT) is seeking a
Postdoctoral Research Fellow to work on the design, development,
and realization of future communications technologies. You will be
part of the team and contribute to ongoing developments in theory,
algorithms and translation to practice in new applications.
Must have a PhD or equivalent in engineering or mathematics. Must
be able to undertake full-time research and scholarship. Must be
able to work in collaborative multi-institutional teams with senior
and junior scholars. Strong foundations in information theory,
communications and applied probability are required. Clear writing
and presentation skills are essential.
A one-year post, with a possible extension to two years depending
on availability of funds and sustained excellence in meeting the
duties and expectations is offered.
Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities
Work collaboratively in developing the standard for
the next generation of error correction decoders
Invent new algorithms, develop new theory using
non-standard approaches to analyse them, and collaborate with
experts on designs that enable rapid translation it into
Take the lead on disseminating research results,
including leading the writing of conference and journal
Northeastern University considers factors such as candidate work
experience, education and skills when extending an offer.
Northeastern has a comprehensive benefits package for benefit
eligible employees. This includes medical, vision, dental, paid
time off, tuition assistance, wellness & life, retirement- as
well as commuting & transportation. Visit https://hr.northeastern.edu/benefits/
for more information.
Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking
to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and
staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its
forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect
that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.
All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, religion,
color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability
status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable
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