Luxembourg Institute of Science & Technology
April 04, 2024
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I-2409 APPLIED RESEARCHER IN 5G AND 6G NETWORKING Temporary contract Belval Are you passionate about research? So are we! Come and join us

The Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST) is a Research and Technology Organization (RTO) active in the fields of materials, environment and IT. By transforming scientific knowledge into technologies, smart data and tools, LIST empowers citizens in their choices, public authorities in their decisions and businesses in their strategies.

Do you want to know more about LIST? Check our website: https: // www. list.lu/

Discover our IT for Innovative Services department: https: // www. list.lu/en/informatics/

How will you contribute?

You have proven skills and expertise in 5G and 6G technologies, with a focus on applied research activities in open and private networks, Non-Terrestrial Networks (NTN), and field testing.

You have extensive experience in collaborative projects and stand at the intersection of research, engineering, and business.

You have the capacity to conceptualize and implement disruptive ideas and to chart a development trajectory that is beneficial for both the regional and the European community.

Your specific role will include the following three key missions:

1. Contribute to FNR OPTIWAVE, HE 6G-TWIN, and INTER CANDI RDI projects, focusing primarily on leading the development of prototypes, conducting experimental activities, and formulating exploitation strategies where relevant. Within these projects, the applicant will be asked to: (1) contribute to the development of an EMF exposure measurement platform, (2) support the development of a teleoperated driving use case in collaboration with other project partners, and (3) replicate the OpenAirInterface (OAI)-based platform for 5G D2D communication, developed by EURECOM, in the 6G-Lab in LIST.

2. Contribute to the technical development of the 6G-Lab by (i) advising on the ongoing extension strategy, i.e., identifying the missing components (in terms of hardware and software) needed to support future projects and demonstrators in the areas of private wireless networking and non-terrestrial networking, and (ii) participate in the technical supervising work of other network engineers and interns working in the 6G-Lab.

3. Contribute to the definition of the future 6G roadmap of these projects.

Is Your profile described below? Are you our future colleague? Apply


Education and experience

PhD degree in Computer Science or Telecommunication Engineering, with a focus on wireless communications and networking.

You have past experience in acquiring and working on applied research projects in the area 5G/6G networks, both at the national and European level.

Technical competencies

· Extensive experience with 4G and 5G networks and their architectures, combined with in-depth knowledge of evolutionary trends and potential changes towards 6G.

· Extensive experience in implementing wireless communication protocols using Software Defined Radios (SDRs).

· Strong knowledge and experience working with the following tools: OpenAirInterface, GNU Radio, srsRAN, USRP.

· Good knowledge of operating and experimenting with RF and EMF measurement tools.


· English (mandatory)

· French (optional)

Your LIST benefits

· An organization with a passion for impact and strong RDI partnerships in Luxembourg and Europe that works on responsible and independent research projects

· Sustainable by design, empowering our belief that we play an essential role in paving the way to a green society

· Innovative infrastructures and exceptional labs occupying more than 5,000 square metres, including innovations in all that we do

· An environment encouraging curiosity, innovation and entrepreneurship in all areas

· Personalized learning programme to foster our staff's soft and technical skills

· Multicultural and international work environment with more than 50 nationalities represented in our workforce

· Diverse and inclusive work environment empowering our people to fulfil their personal and professional ambitions

· Gender-friendly environment with multiple actions to attract, develop and retain women in science

· 32 days' paid annual leave, 11 public holidays, 13-month salary, statutory health insurance

· Flexible working hours, home working policy and access to lunch vouchers

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Your application must include:

· A motivation letter oriented towards the position and detailing your experience.

· A scientific CV with contact details.

· List of publications (and patents, if applicable)

· Contact details of 2 references.

Application procedure and conditions:

We kindly request applicants to provide their nationality for statistical purposes only, as part of our commitment to promoting diversity and ensuring equal opportunities in our workforce. This information will be kept confidential and will not be used for any discriminatory purposes.

LIST is dedicated to maintaining an inclusive work environment and is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to attracting, hiring, and retaining a diverse workforce. All applicants will be considered for employment without discrimination based on national origin, race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, religion, age, or disability.

Applications will be continuously reviewed until the position is filled. An assessment committee will thoroughly evaluate applications, adhering to guidelines designed to ensure equal opportunities. The primary criteria for selection will be the alignment of the applicant's existing skills and expertise with the requirements mentioned above.

Your master diploma has to be recognized in Luxembourg. Please refer to:

https: // www. uni.lu/en/admissions/diploma-recognition/

https: // guichet.public.lu/fr/citoyens/enseignement-formation/etudes- superieures/reconnaissance-diplomes.html


To be considered for this position it is crucial that you have knowledge of the following languages

  • Read C1 Advanced
  • Write C1 Advanced

    Speak C1 Advanced


    The following languages are optional but are considered a plus.

  • Read B2 Upper intermediate
  • Write B2 Upper intermediate

    Speak B2 Upper intermediate

    minimum required Education

    Required work experience in years

    1 or more years

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    Recruiter in charge

    Alexandre BAUDET

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