Denmark Assistant Professor job – Wireless connectivity, Communication systems

Aalborg University (AAU)


At the Technical Faculty of IT and Design, Department of Electronic Systems, a position as Assistant Professor in Wireless connectivity is open for appointment from January 1, 2022, or soon hereafter.

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General Info

Position: Assistant Professor
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field:
Deadline to Apply: Expired
Joining Date: ASAP
Contract Period: 3 Years
Salary: According to Standard Norms

Faculty of IT and Design
Department of Electronic Systems
Aalborg University (AAU)

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Qualification Details

Appointment as an Assistant Professor presupposes scientific qualifications at PhD–level or similar scientific qualifications. The research potential of each applicant will be emphasized in the overall assessment.

The selected candidate should have internationally recognized research experience in at least one of the following areas:

  • Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Mathematical modeling of communication systems
  • Design of wireless communication systems and protocols
  • Transport layer protocol design and optimization
  • Latency-oriented networking
  • Learning-based wireless communication system design

Responsibilities/Job Description

The position is within the connected intelligence research group and will involve the development of communications and network protocols, based on machine learning and classical mathematical models, to address the challenges of wireless systems beyond 5G and towards 6G. The research work will be particularly focused on reliability, latency, and timing aspects in the future IoT, applying communication theoretical concepts in different relevant scenarios.

The main tasks and responsibilities include:

  • Research, including publication of results and supervision of students
  • Teaching within computer engineering and communication on Bachelor and Master level
  • Acquiring research funding and coordinating funded projects
  • Strengthening of our relationship with private industry partners within the field.

How to Apply?

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Reference Number: 2021-224-03747
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Documents Required

The application must contain the following:

  • A statement outlining your reasons for applying, and intentions and visions with, the position.
  • Your curriculum vitae, including personal data, educational background, scientific qualifications, dissemination skills, participation in committees and boards, and additional qualifications relevant for the position.
  • Copies of relevant diplomas (Master of Science and PhD). On request you could be asked for an official English translation.
  • A complete list of publications.
  • Publications you wish to be considered by the assessment committee. You may attach up to 5 publications.
  • A specification of your teaching qualifications relative to the teaching portfolio. If this is not enclosed you must include an explanation for its absence.
  • References/recommendations.

About the Department

The Department of Electronic Systems consists of more than 200 employees, of which about 40% are international and about 90 are enrolled PhD students. The Department hosts 620 students. The Department's excellent research infrastructures and facilities accentuate its global position in teaching and research. The Department's research centres around communication, antennas, control systems, AI, sound, cybersecurity and robotics. The Department plays an active role in translating discoveries and results into practical applications with industrial partners and IPR. The Department provides teaching for several BSc and MSc programmes using a problem- and project-based learning model.

About the Employer: Aalborg University (AAU)

Note or Other details

Employment is in accordance with the Ministerial Order on the Appointment of Academic Staff at Universities (the Appointment Order) and the Ministry of Finance's current Job Structure for Academic Staff at Universities. Employment and salary are in accordance with the collective agreement for state-employed academics.

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Contact details

For further information concerning the application procedure please contact Camilla B. Bock by mail or phone (+45) 9940 9582.

You may obtain further professional information from prof. Petar Popovski by mail


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