Hexa-X Postdoc Position in Localization and Sensing for Beyond 5G

Hexa-X Postdoc Position in Localization and Sensing for Beyond 5G


Chalmers University of Technology is part of the Hexa-X project (see https://hexa-x.eu), a flagship for 6G vision and intelligent fabric of technology enablers connecting human, physical, and digital worlds. In this project, you will support and lead activities related to localization and sensing. We provide an intellectually stimulating, but also flexible and family-friendly environment. You will have great freedom when, where and how you will work. Our group is very international and social, with members from many countries and backgrounds. We have an emphasis on collaboration and mutual support. The research activities you will be part of may have high impact, both academic and to industry. This position is a great opportunity for you as a postdoc to apply your scientific and technical skills as part of a multidisciplinary team of leading researchers at the interface of applications and science in with great importance for industry and society.

Information about the research project
Within this research project, you will work on novel methods (model-based as well as AI-based) to explore the potential of using Beyond 5G radio signals for localization and mapping. This position relates to several ongoing projects on 5G and Beyond 5G localization in which you will gain not only theoretical knowledge, but also industry contacts. You will be able to rely on expertise of several postdocs and PhD students in the same area. You can check out https://sites.google.com/site/hwymeers/publications for our recent publications in this field.

You will be part of the Communication Systems Group at Chalmers, which is known for its contributions to wireless and optical communication systems. The group has about 40 members from all over the world. The working language at Chalmers in English. The position is for 2 years, with the possibility to extend for two more years, depending on your performance and the available funding. You will receive a competitive salary with social benefits and pension.

Major responsibilities
In this project, you will perform cutting-edge research on localization and mapping using 5G and Beyond 5G signals and technologies, including terahertz waveforms, intelligent surfaces, and artificial intelligence. You are expected to publish high-quality high-impact papers, work with PhD students, and be involved in project management, deliverable writing, and leading industry-academia joint meetings. You will also gain knowledge in proposal writing and there are opportunities for teaching. The position is meritorious for future research duties within academia as well as industry/the public sector.

Position summary
Full-time temporary employment. The position is limited to a maximum of two years (1+1).

PhD in electrical engineering or computer science, with specialization in tracking, localization, mapping, SLAM, sensor fusion, or machine learning. Mathematical skills in, e.g., optimization and stochastic processes, are desirable as are excellent programming skills. Knowledge in wireless communication theory is an added advantage. You must have a proven publication record in IEEE journals and/or conferences.

Good communication skills and fluency in English are also essential. Candidates are expected be creative and have the ability to initiate new research collaborations, work in teams, present their ideas and results to researchers with different backgrounds, and be open for the application of results. Experience in international collaboration, innovation and utilization, and teaching are also meritorious.

Chalmers continuously strives to be an attractive employer. Equality and diversity are substantial foundations in all activities at Chalmers.

Our offer to you
Chalmers offers a cultivating and inspiring working environment in the dynamic city of Gothenburg. 
Read more about working at Chalmers and our benefits for employees.

Application procedure
The application should be marked with Ref 20200579 and written in English. The application should be sent electronically and be attached as pdf-files, as below:

CV: (Please name the document as: CV, Surname, Ref. number) including:
• CV, include complete list of publications
• Previous teaching and pedagogical experiences
• Two references that we can contact.

Personal letter: (Please name the document as: Personal letter, Family name, Ref. number)
1-3 pages where you:
• Introduce yourself
• Describe your previous research fields and main research results
• Describe your future goals and future research focus

Other documents:
• Attested copies of completed education, grades and other certificates.

Please use the button at the foot of the page to reach the application form. The files may be compressed (zipped).

Application deadline: 15 January, 2021

For questions, please contact:
Henk Wymeersch, henkw@chalmers.se

*** Chalmers declines to consider all offers of further announcement publishing or other types of support for the recruiting process in connection with this position. ***


  • Arbetsplats: Chalmers Tekniska Högskola AB
  • 1 plats
  • 6 månader eller längre
  • Heltid
  • Fast månads- vecko- eller timlön
  • Publicerat: 8 december 2020
  • Ansök senast: 15 januari 2021


412 96 Göteborg 41296 Göteborg


Chalmersplatsen 4
Göteborg, 41296

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