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Pre-doctoral Research Position in Wireless Communications

Universitat de les Illes Balears

Qualification Type: PhD
Location: Palma - Spain
Funding for: UK Students, EU Students, International Students
Funding amount: Not Specified
Hours: Full Time
Placed On: 4th December 2018
Expires: 4th March 2019

Mobile Communications Group

This pre-doctoral research post is framed within the TERESA project, a joint research initiative along with the Centre Tecnològic de Telecomunicacions de Catalunya (CTTC, in Barcelona) and the Universidad Carlos III (UC3M in Madrid). This project, funded by the Spanish government, is addressing the technological challenges of hybrid networks (ultradense cellular, satellite and visible light) in a beyond 5G context. More specifically, the team at UIB is looking at novel ultradense network deployments such as those based on cloud-RAN and cell-free architectures at both sub 6-GHz and mmWave frequencies, with specific focus on the physical layer processing and resource management techniques. The selected candidate is expected to follow the research training program at UIB’s doctoral school and to enroll in the PhD program.

Candidate profile

  • Master in Electrical/Telecommunication Engineering
  • Good analytical skills (background and interest in signal processing, communication theory and mathematical sciences)
  • Good programming skills (preferably, Matlab)
  • Excellent English level (oral and written). Spanish or Catalan would be an asset but is not an essential pre-requisite
  • Team player

Starting date: January 1st, 2019 (flexible). 

Suitable candidates are encouraged to send a cover letter and Curriculum Vitae (including qualification transcript plus contact details of two referees) to Dr. Felip Riera-Palou ( and Prof. Guillem Femenias (

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