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The School of Engineering at Macquarie University invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow to support a SmartSat Cooperative Research Centre project on the application of cognitive radio network concepts to hybrid satellite/terrestrial communications. The successful candidate will support the research of Honorary Associate Professor Sam Reisenfeld and Dr Ediz Cetin and will collaborate with members of the research project at Macquarie University and other research institutions.
Candidates with background in the following areas are invited to apply:
Cognitive radio networks
Radio spectrum monitoring and radio environment maps
Digital signal processing
Software defined radio
Satellite communication networks
Wireless communications and radio propagation
Simulation of digital communication systems
Applications based on universal software radio peripheral (USRP) devices
Electronically steered directional antenna arrays
As a Postdoctoral Research Fellow, you will contribute to and undertake research and development in the application of cognitive radio concepts to multiple satellite, terrestrial, and hybrid satellite/terrestrial networks sharing a band in the radio spectrum. You will need to have a PhD in Communications or Electronic Engineering with relevant experience and will be expected to conduct research in radio environment maps and communication systems which are resilient to radio frequency interference and spoofing. You will demonstrate a strong track record in research and make a significant contribution to the research and/or scholarship and administrative activities of the School, Faculty and University.
Macquarie is a university engaged with the real and often complex problems and opportunities that define our lives. Since our foundation 55 years ago, we have aspired to be a different type of university. Over the years, we've grown to become the centre of a vibrant local and global community.
The School of Engineering sits within the Faculty of Science and Engineering and is a diverse community of academics blazing new trails in the spirit of discovery, exploration, and impact. We are talented and knowledgeable engineers and form teams of innovators and creators with a passion for teaching and a strong desire to make an impact in research. The School of Engineering currently has approximately 40 academics, 70 research students, and an ever-growing cohort of undergraduate and postgraduate coursework students.
To be considered for this position, please apply online by submitting your CV (and any additional supporting documentation) and a separate cover letter (maximum 3 pages) demonstrating how you meet the selection criteria below (a short paragraph per criteria). Please use specific examples of how you meet them.
A PhD in Communications or Electronic Engineering or a closely related discipline
Demonstrated commitment and success in delivering high-quality and innovative research
Experience in digital communications, electronic systems, and software
Strong written and oral communication skills
Proven ability to interact effectively with students, staff, industry, and the community
Ability to assist supervising postgraduate students
Salary Package: Level A Step 6 (PhD)from $97,621 - $104,622 p.a., plus 17% employer's superannuation and annual leave loading.
Appointment Type: Full-time, fixed term for 3 years.
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