Research Engineer - 5G Related Research

Toshiba Research Europe Limited – Telecommunications Research Laboratory

Toshiba’s Telecommunications Research Laboratory has an established track-record of innovation in wireless communications. Located in Bristol, UK, one of England’s most attractive city centres, it works closely with numerous partners, including nearby University of Bristol; it files patents, publishes in leading peer-reviewed journals and conferences, and transfers advanced concepts and prototypes to Toshiba’s business divisions.  The research engineer will be part of the Communications and Signal Processing Group conducting research on a variety of communication topics, ranging from power amplifier and digital baseband to smart grid research

Responsibilities: The applicant should be a junior researcher with a Ph.D. in the relevant research area with relevant postdoc experience.  The relevant areas of specialisation should be in advanced digital signal processing, modulation and coding, massive MIMO, full duplex radio, new waveforms, or physical layer techniques relevant for 5G.   Individuals with a strong background in applied mathematics, statistics, or optimization are welcome to apply.  The research engineer is expected to be motivated to innovate, produce high quality publications and able to work independently while thriving in a team environment. 

The applicant should have a PhD in a relevant area (or working towards completion of a PhD programme), a good understanding of digital communication systems, especially modulation and coding, a strong background in signal processing for communications and be proficient in MATLAB programming. Understanding of mathematical optimisation will be a plus.

In addition to the above skills it is desirable but not necessary that the applicant is familiar with wireless standards such as 3GPP LTE/LTE-A Systems, IEEE 802.11n/ac/ax, or Bluetooth. Experience with DSP boards and/or FPGA programming is highly desirable.

Salary £38k to £48k, depending on experience plus a generous benefit package will be offered.   The Company is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in employment and will ensure that individuals are selected on the basis of their aptitudes, skills and abilities.

Candidate’s research skills mentioned on their CV should be supported by evidence in terms of publications in journals, magazines, conferences, patents filed etc.

Applications by email to: quoting ref: CSPG2018.   Requests for further information can also be made via this email address

Closing Date for applications: Friday 11 May 2018