The University of Agder invites applications for a full-time fixed-term appointment as PhD Research Fellow in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) for a period of three years, at the Department of ICT, Faculty of Engineering and Science. The position is located in Grimstad, Norway. The starting date is negotiable. The Department of ICT offers bachelor level programmes in Computer Engineering, Electronic and Electrical Engineering,Multimedia Technology and Design, as well as a master programme in ICT and a PhD programme in Technology, with ICT as a specialization area. The department has three large and active research groups in Information and Communication Technology including 7 professors and 10 associate professors. In addition, there are about 20 research fellows on the PhD programme in ICT. Other members of the research group in ICT include a professor II and an associate professor II. The Department of ICT pursues a variety of research interests, focusing especially on ICT and crisis management, eLearning and eHealth. The department has successfully led a number of large research projects funded by the Research Council of Norway and the EU research programme FP7. The position is intended to address issues related to mobile communications for emergencies and disaster recovery systems.
– Solid knowledge in mathematics, especially in stochastic processes, matrix analysis, linear algebra and signal theory; – Excellent knowledge of English; – Experience in using mathematical and numerical tools such as MATLAB; – Solid knowledge of mobile radio communications. -The successful applicant will have a master’s degree in a relevant field and must be enthusiastic and greatly interested in basic and experimental research.