PhD student in Communication Systems within WASP Graduate School

Linkoping

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Skilled and committed employees are a crucial factor in the success of Linköping University. And we need more of them. Our core expertise comes from teachers and researchers, but a successful university requires experienced and motivated employees in many fields. Everyone is important. We need to recruit many new employees thanks to, among all, an expansion in our research activity. We need you here. We look forward to receiving your application!

The department of Electrical Engineering (ISY) is central to the engineering education at the Institute of Technology, one of four faculties at Linköping University, and this regards both basic and applied knowledge. The research is based on industrial needs, and ranges from basic research to direct application in collaboration projects.
Read more at https://liu.se/en/organisation/liu/isy

We are looking for a PhD student in Communication Systems within WASP Graduate School.

Your work assignments
Wallenberg AI, Autonomous Systems and Software Program (WASP) is Sweden’s largest individual research program ever, a major national initiative for strategically motivated basic research, education and faculty recruitment. The program addresses research on artificial intelligence and autonomous systems acting in collaboration with humans, adapting to their environment through sensors, information and knowledge, and forming intelligent systems-of-systems.

The vision of WASP is excellent research and competence in artificial intelligence, autonomous systems and software for the benefit of Swedish industry. Read more: wasp-sweden.org

The graduate school within WASP is dedicated to provide the skills needed to analyze, develop, and contribute to the interdisciplinary area of artificial intelligence, autonomous systems and software. Through an ambitious program with research visits, partner universities, and visiting lecturers, the graduate school actively supports forming a strong multi-disciplinary and international professional network between PhD-students, researchers and industry. Read more: wasp-sweden.org/graduate-school

The planned research focuses on large-scale decentralized machine learning (DML) over spatially distributed wireless nodes through device-to-device (D2D) communication. Relevant research topics include distributed access control, system-level performance analysis, communication efficiency and energy efficiency aspects of D2D-assisted DML. 

As a doctoral student, you devote most of your time to doctoral studies and the research projects of which you are part. Your work may also include teaching or other departmental duties, up to a maximum of 20% of full-time.

Your workplace
The position in placed in the Division for Communication Systems, welcome to read more about us at liu.se/en/organisation/liu/isy/ks

Your qualifications
You have graduated at Master’s level in Electrical Engineering or Applied Mathematics with a minimum of 240 credits, at least 60 of which must be in advanced courses in Electrical Engineering or Applied Mathematics. Alternatively, you have gained essentially corresponding knowledge in another way.

Applicants must have very good mathematical maturity and have programming skills. You shall also have very good English skills, orally and in writing.

Terms of employment
When taking up the post, you will be admitted to the program for doctoral studies. More information about the doctoral studies at each faculty is available at Doctoral studies at Linköping University

The employment has a duration of four years’ full-time equivalent. You will initially be employed for a period of one year. The employment will subsequently be renewed for periods of maximum duration two years, depending on your progress through the study plan. The employment may be extended up to a maximum of five years, based on the amount of teaching and departmental duties you have carried out. Further extensions can be granted in special circumstances.

Starting date
By agreement.

Salary and employment benefits
The salary of doctoral students is determined according to a locally negotiated salary progression. More information about employment benefits at Linköping University is available here.

Union representatives
Information about union representatives, see Help for applicants.

Application procedure
Apply for the position by clicking the “Apply” button below. Your application must reach Linköping University no later than September 30, 2022.

Applications and documents received after the date above will not be considered.

We welcome applicants with different backgrounds, experiences and perspectives - diversity enriches our work and helps us grow. Preserving everybody's equal value, rights and opportunities is a natural part of who we are. Read more about our work with: Equal opportunities.

We look forward to receiving your application!


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Contact persons

Zheng Chen

Assistant professor

+46(0)13 282571

zheng.chen@liu.se

Erik G Larsson

Professor and Head of Division

+46(0)13 281312

erik.g.larsson@liu.se

Lina Florvik

HR partner

+46(0)13 281925

lina.florvik@liu.se


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