1 Early Stage Researcher under H2020 MSCA-ITN Project "VisIoN" @IndraCompany

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Location: INDRA, Madrid , Spain

Framework: Innovative Training Networks (ITN) project "VisIoN - European Training Network on Visible light based Interoperability and Networking".

Funding: EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation – HORIZON 2020 Marie Skłodowska Curie Action

Eligible candidates are invited to submit applications for one (1) position (through the award of a work contract), for 36 months. This position is under very attractive employment conditions and competitive salaries offered in Marie-Curie Innovative Training Networks.

Global project description:

Visible light communication (VLC) is one of the most promising current areas of research with a significant potential for high-impact results, and successful outcomes might revolutionize utilization of LEDs for modern infrastructures to add novel functionalities in addition to illumination. VLC has been proposed for smart homes and streets, manufacturing and medical environments for increased data security and reduced interference, or a two-way vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-roadside infrastructure communications as part of the emerging intelligent transportation systems for increasing road safety. The VisIoN project aims to train a new generation of early-stage researchers in this emerging area and to make significant contributions to the fundamental scientific understanding and technical knowhow. Targeted application areas include indoor and outdoor VLC access, smart transportation, and medical and manufacturing environments.

More information on the project: http://cordis.europa.eu/project/rcn/211543_en.html

INDRA hold one open position for Early-Stage Researchers (ESRs) of 36 month duration, with an annual gross salary between 28 and 29 K€. ESRs can also benefit from a family annual gross allowance of around 3000€.

Open position:

    Project Title: VLC for Smart Cities
    Objectives: Integration of VLCNs (low/medium-speed) over smart cities, proposition of improved MAC and upper-layer protocols to ensure co-existence with heterogeneous networks (HetNets).
     Expected Results: Improved MAC and upper-layer protocols enabling the integration of VLCNs in HetNets. Planned secondments: Visit at NU (4 months) for studying outdoor signal propagation considerations; close collaboration with ULP (regular visits) that will provide PhD enrolment.


Offer Requirements

    REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVEL
    Engineering: Master Degree or equivalent
    REQUIRED LANGUAGES
    ENGLISH: Good

Skills/Qualifications

Eligibility criteria:

Candidates must also meet the following criteria:

1) have a master's degree in electrical, electronics, telecommunications, photonics engineering or a similar degree with an academic level equivalent to the master's degree.

2) be in the first four years (full-time equivalent research experience) of their research careers;

3) be of any nationality, but not having resided or carried out their main activity in SPAIN for more than 1 year in the past 3 years (Compulsory national service, short stays such as holidays and time spent as part of a procedure for obtaining refugee status under the Geneva Convention are not taken into account);

4) have not yet been awarded a PhD degree.

Specific Requirements

In addition, the following qualifications will be highly appreciated:

    Experience in wireless and/or optical communication systems (e.g. from participating in R&D projects);
    Knowledge of the English language (note that knowledge of Spanish language is not required);
    Knowledge of simulation tools for wireless communication systems.
    Knowledge of simulation tools for wireless communication systems;
    Publications in scientific journals or conferences in areas related to the title of the position.


 

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