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Postdoctoral Researcher in 5G localization and sensing

by:  Aalto University

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Aalto University is a community of bold thinkers where science and art meet technology and business. We are committed to identifying and solving grand societal challenges and building an innovative future. Aalto has six schools with nearly 11 000 students and a staff of more than 4000, of which 400 are professors. Our main campus is located in Espoo, in the Helsinki metropolitan area, Finland. Diversity is part of who we are, and we actively work to ensure our community’s diversity and inclusiveness in the future as well. This is why we warmly encourage qualified candidates from all backgrounds to join our community.  

Postdoctoral Researcher in 5G localization and sensing

The Communications Engineering group lead by Professor Riku Jäntti invites applications for a postdoctoral researcher position.

Job description

In this position, your task is to conduct research on wireless localization, tracking and inference algorithms. Besides your own research you are expected to contribute to the instruction of doctoral students and preparation and management of research project. You will join an active research group, whose research is closely linked to industrial and academic partners worldwide. Aalto was ranked 34th in the world in the area of telecommunications engineering (ARWU2020). 


You have a PhD degree in electrical engineering, computer science, or in a related discipline with excellent results. You have high motivation for research, and you enjoy working in an international and cross-disciplinary team. You have excellent mathematical skills and very good knowledge on signal processing methods.  You have good programming skills in Matlab. You are capable of rigorous thinking and to work independently as well as part of a team. You communicate fluently in English, both orally and in writing. You have experience in publishing your results in high quality journals and international conferences. You have good organization and mentor skills as well as high responsibility in fulfilling the tasks assigned to you. 

Salary and contract terms

The expected starting salary for a postdoctoral researcher is approximately 3600 €/month and salary will increase with responsibilities and performance over time. The contract includes occupational health benefits and Finland has a comprehensive social security system. Preferable starting time is fall 2020. The contract period is initially for 1-2 years, with an extension possibility.

More information

If you wish to hear more about the position, please contact Professor Riku Jäntti, riku.jantti(at)

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Please submit your application through our recruiting system by using "Apply now!" link below.

Please include the following documents in English

  • Application letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • List of publications  
  • Recommendation letters from previous supervisors  

Application period closes on Feb 21st, 2021, but we will start reviewing candidates immediately. Applications will be considered until the position is filled.

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