We have a vacancy for a PhD position in signal processing for a period of three years.
The goal of the PhD position is to conduct a fundamental research for developing novel detection and tracking algorithms for remotely detecting and tracking antenna radiation pattern changes owing to physical and/or chemical variations of the antenna surface material.
The position reports to Torbjørn Skogsrød.
Potential research topics for the PhD thesis include, but are not limited to the following:
The PhD-position's main objective is to qualify for work in research positions. The qualification requirement is completion of a master’s degree or second degree (equivalent to 120 credits) with a strong academic background in [subject area] or equivalent education with a grade of B or better in terms of NTNU’s grading scale. Applicants with no letter grades from previous studies must have an equally good academic foundation. Applicants who are unable to meet these criteria may be considered only if they can document that they are particularly suitable candidates for education leading to a PhD degree.
The appointment is to be made in accordance with the regulations in force concerning State Employees and Civil Servants and national guidelines for appointment as PhD, postdoctor and research assistant
NTNU is committed to following evaluation criteria for research quality according to The San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment - DORA.
Applications from applicants who already hold a PhD will not be considered.
The main objective of the PhD position is to qualify for work in research positions. The qualification requirement is completion of a master degree with a strong academic background in Electrical Engineering with specialization in signal processing or radio communications with a grade of B or better in terms of NTNU’s grading scale. Applicants with no letter grades from previous studies must have an equally good academic foundation. To be considered for the position, applicants must have:
It is a prerequisite for employment that the candidate is to be admitted to NTNU’s PhD program at the Faculty of Engineering, within three months of appointment. More information about the program and a complete list of admission requirements can be found here.
Proficiency in English language written and communication skills is a prerequisite. The candidate is expected to be fluent in written and oral English language skills. Candidates from universities outside Scandinavia and English-speaking countries are kindly requested to document English language proficiency (TOEFL, IELTS, Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) or Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE)).
TOEFL: 600 (paper-based test), 92 (Internet-based test)
IELTS: 6.5, with no section lower than 5.5 (only Academic IELTS test accepted)
CAE/CPE: grade B or A.
In the evaluation of which candidate is best qualified, emphasis will be placed on
PhD candidates are remunerated in code 1017, and are normally remunerated at gross from NOK 479 600 before tax per year. From the salary, 2 % is deducted as a contribution to the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund.
The period of employment is 3 years. Appointment to a PhD position requires admission to the PhD programme.
As a PhD candidate, you undertake to participate in an organized PhD programme during the employment period. A condition of appointment is that you are in fact qualified for admission to the PhD programme within three months.
The engagement is to be made in accordance with the regulations in force concerning State Employees and Civil Servants, and the acts relating to Control of the Export of Strategic Goods, Services and Technology. Candidates who by assessment of the application and attachment are seen to conflict with the criterias in the latter law will be prohibited from recruitment to NTNU. After the appointment you must assume that there may be changes in the area of work.
A good work environment is characterized by diversity. We encourage qualified candidates to apply, regardless of their gender, functional capacity or cultural background. Under the Freedom of Information Act (offentleglova), information about the applicant may be made public even if the applicant has requested not to have their name entered on the list of applicants.
Questions about the position can be directed to Professor Michael Cheffena, phone number 0047 45226765, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
The following must be included in the application:
1. Cover letter.
2. Curriculum vitae (including a list of publications, if any).
3. Certified copy of transcripts and diplomas with grades from post graduate studies
4. Statement of Purpose (max. 2 pages) including:
A short presentation of the motivation for a PhD student.
How the applicant sees his/her background suitable for the position.
The applicant’s view of research challenges within the area of the PhD position.
5. Names and contact details of at least 2 reference persons.
6. A copy of the master thesis (in PDF), or, for those who are near to completion of their MSc, an extended abstract combined with a statement of how and when the applicant plans to complete the thesis (1 page).
Incomplete applications will not be considered. Nominations and applications will be considered until the position is filled.
Please submit your application electronically via jobbnorge.no. Applicants invited for interview must include certified copies of transcripts and reference letters. Please refer to the application number IV-63/20 when applying.
Application deadline: 31.03.2020Läs mer
|Titel||PhD position in Signal Processing|
|Employer||Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)|
|Job location||Teknologiveien 22, 2815 Gjøvik|
|Publicerad||februari 11, 2020|
|Sista ansökningsdatum||mars 31, 2020|
|Ämnen||Algoritmer,   Kommunikationsteknik,   Telekommunikationsteknik,   Elektroteknik,   Maskininlärning,   Signalbehandling  |