Research Associate in Machine Learning for Wireless Communication Networks

Updated: 9 months ago
Location: South Kensington, ENGLAND
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 26 Jul 2018

Job description
Job summary

Applications are invited for a Research Associate in Machine Learning for Wireless Communication Networks. The post-holder will be based within the Intelligent Systems and Networks group under the direction of Dr Deniz Gunduz.

This is a fixed term appointment working on the BEACON project, funded by the European Research Council (ERC). This role is currently scheduled to end after 12 months with the possibility of extension.

Further information about the post is available in the job description.

Duties and responsibilities

Your role will be to carry out independent research in the area of wireless communication networks; specifically, in exploiting modern machine learning techniques to develop novel physical and network layer communication protocols.

The Research Associate is expected to actively write and submit publications to top refereed journals and conferences and to contribute to attracting external research funding.

The project includes an allowance for the post-holder to travel to international conferences and/or to visit collaborating research institutions.

Essential requirements

Applicants for a Research Associate position must have a PhD degree (or equivalent) in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Computer Science or a closely related discipline (or equivalent research, industrial or commercial experience). You will need to have considerable experience in machine learning, communication theory, information theory, and optimization.

Applicants with strong experience and a proven track record in one or more of the above research areas are encouraged to apply. A high level of analytical and computing skills is required. Preference will be given to applicants with a proven research record and publications in relevant areas.

You must have excellent communication skills and be able to organise your work with minimal supervision and to prioritise work to meet deadlines. All applicants must be fluent in spoken and written English.

*Candidates who have not yet been officially awarded their PhD will be appointed as Research Assistant within the salary range £32,380 - £34,040 per annum.

Further information

For informal enquiries about the post please contact Dr Deniz Gunduz at

Our preferred method of application is online via our website. Please click ‘apply’ below or go to and search using reference number ENG00410.

Further information about the post is available in the job description.

Any queries regarding the application process should be directed to Ms. Joan O'Brien at

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