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Chair in Wireless Communications

University of Surrey - Institute for Communication Systems

Location: Guildford
Salary: Competitive Salary
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 16th September 2022
Closes: 16th October 2022
Job Ref: 016122-R-R

The Institute for Communication Systems (ICS) is looking to strengthen its current activities in Satellite Communications and is seeking an individual with a strong international reputation in wireless communications and/or satellite communications to lead research and education within these areas.  

The candidate should have wide knowledge of any of the following; satellite or mobile communications, advanced signal processing, advanced wireless technologies and ideally with experience in working with industry. The candidate must have excellent research expertise and a strong publications portfolio in the area. Current research in ICS covers network protocols and architectures, air interfaces, antenna, RIS, channel characterisation and integrated 5G and satellite networks. 

Satellite communications features in our MSc courses as well as very successful one-week courses to industry. The candidate would be expected to contribute to these as well as undertake other teaching duties in undergraduate and postgraduate schemes. 

We are looking for someone who has an extensive research track record and proven technical management capability and the post-holder is expected to manage close collaboration between the ICS, Surrey Satellite Centre (SSC) and Surrey Satellite Technology LTD (SSTL). The typical research areas are listed below: 

  • Mega, Low Earth Orbit Constellations (vLEO)  
  • Milli-meter-wave satcom systems (V-Band) and co-existence with terrestrial networks  
  • Direct Satellite to UE techniques 
  • Very large antenna arrays for satellite and terrestrial connectivity 
  • Inter-satellite links 
  • Software defined payload 
  • IoT Satellites
  • As well as good understanding of the following areas: 
  • Agile inter-satellite free-space optical connectivity 
  • Advanced kW solar panel technology  
  • Electric ion propulsion 
  • In-orbit robotic self-assembly technology

The candidate will already be recognised as an international leader in their research area and will have the capability and drive to grow the activity taking full advantage of the infrastructure at the University of Surrey and SSTL. Through the provision of strong support and strategic investment in this post, the University anticipates that the candidate will help articulate, shape and deliver an exceptionally vibrant research agenda for the future and 6G. Read more about our 5G/6G Innovation Centre here The Future is Human in a Sustainable World by University of Surrey - Issuu 

For further information and details of how to apply, please contact our Executive Search partner for this recruitment Simon Critchley of Dixon Walter at simon@dixonwalter.co.uk or on 07891 842 347

The closing date for applications is 23:59 on Sunday 16th October 2022.

Interviews will be held on Friday 28th October 2022 in Guildford.

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For more information and to apply online, please download the further details and click on the 'apply online' button above.
 
In return we offer a generous pension, relocation assistance where appropriate , flexible working options including job share and blended home/campus working locations (dependent on work duties), access to world-class leisure facilities on campus, a range of travel schemes and supportive family friendly benefits including an excellent on-site nursery.

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The University of Surrey is committed to providing an inclusive environment that offers equal opportunities for all.  We place great value on diversity and are seeking to increase the diversity within our community.  Therefore we particularly encourage applications from under-represented groups, such as people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups and people with disabilities.

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