Post-doctoral Fellow

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Logo Posting Number RTF00006PO18 Classification Title Post Doctoral Fellow Internal Title Post-doctoral Fellow Campus Columbia 01 College/Division College of Engineering and Computing Department Electrical Engineering Advertised Salary Range Salary commensurate with qualifications Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per week 37.5 Type of Grant Funded Position Research Grant (RGP) Basis 12 months Job Search Category Post-doctoral

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Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

Under general supervision of the principal investigator, the post-doctoral fellow 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. The post-doctoral fellow will also (5) advise graduate students and collaborate with other project team members, and (6) assist with project management.

Required Education and Experience

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

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.


The candidate must have a sound knowledge of wireless communications principles at the physical and data link layers, including modulation/detection, multicarrier signaling, diversity, channel/propagation characterization, antennas and multi-antenna systems, framing/packetizing, synchronization, multiplexing and multiple access techniques. Excellent verbal and written communications skills are required.

Posting Detail Information

Desired Start Date Position End Date Job Open Date 03/02/2018 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant

Positions are advertised for a minimum of five (5) business days on our job website. After five (5) business days, positions can be closed at the discretion of the department at any time. This position is open until filled. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.

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The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, protected veteran status or genetics.

Position Attributes

Hazardous weather category Non-Essential Safety/Security Sensitive or Requires a CDL No

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      Posted: 10/29/2018
      Application Due: 12/28/2018
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