Post Doctoral Fellow

Columbia, SC
May 27, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Title Post Doctoral Fellow

Internal Title


Band Unclassified

Requisition Number 011801

Minimum Salary Salary commensurate with qualifications.

Salary Range

Pay Basis 12 months

Department Electrical Engineering

Campus USC Columbia

Expected Fill Date

Job Posting Date 05-26-2017

Reopen Date

Minimum Posting Period Ends 06-01-2017

Job Close Date

Type of Position
Research Grant
Unclassified Administrator

Job Type Full-Time

Job Category Professional/Administrative

If Research Grant/Time Limited, indicate the benefits provided
Health Insurance
Annual Leave
Sick Leave

Job Description
Under general supervision of the principal investigator, this individual will (1) conduct mathematical analyses; (2) conduct computer simulations; (3) prepare and conduct experiments; (4) prepare journal and conference papers and presentations and reports; all for multi-band, multi-mode aeronautical communications applications, at the physical and data link layers. This individual will also (5) advise graduate students and collaborate with other project team members, and (6) assist with project management. Duties include: 1) Conduct mathematical analyses, computer simulations, and prepare and conduct experiments for investigating new multi-band multi-mode communication links and networks for aeronautical applications 40%; 2) Advise graduate students and collaborate with other project team members in their analyses, simulations, and experiments 25%; 3) Prepare journal and conference papers, presentations, and reports 25%; and 4) Conduct project management tasks including scheduling, activity planning, progress monitoring, submission of reports, etc.10%.

2 Positions available

Minimum Qualifications
Ph.D. in electrical or computer engineering, with specialization and expertise in some area at the physical layer of wireless communications and working knowledge of the lowest two layers of the communications protocol stack.

Preferred Qualifications
Preferred Qualifications:
Some knowledge of networking, understanding of unique features of aeronautical communications, familiarity with basics of air traffic management, and facility/experience with software defined radios.

Documents which must be associated with this posting
Cover Letter

Special Instructions to Applicants

SOC Code


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