Research Fellow Position in Error Control Coding for Future Cellular Networks
A postdoc position in error control coding for future cellular networks
Apr 23, 2019

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Error Control Coding for Future Cellular Networks

School of Electrical and Information Engineering

Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology


Reference no. 702/0419F

One position available developing advanced channel coding for next generation cellular networks

• Be valued for your exceptional knowledge and experience in advanced telecommunications

Full-time, 2.5-year fixed term contract, remuneration package: $92,682-$98,940 plus superannuation


About the opportunity

The School of Electrical and Information Engineering at the University of Sydney is seeking to appoint one Postdoctoral Research Associate (PDA) to join the Centre of Excellence in Telecommunications. The PDA will be involved in the research and development of advanced channel coding for next generation cellular networks.

The position is available for three years. Membership of a University approved superannuation scheme is a condition of employment for new appointees.

About you

The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance in recruiting talent aligned to these values in the pursuit of research excellence. We are looking for a Postdoctoral Research Associate who possesses demonstrated expertise in the following areas:

• Strong track record in wireless communications, particular in the area of channel coding, such as block codes, polar codes, LDPC codes

• Low complexity decoding algorithms

• Information theory of finite-block length


The successful applicants will also have a PhD or be close to his/her PhD completion in a relevant area and a strong research track record as well as mathematical and software tools.

Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with an ability to build and maintain relationships with key internal and external stakeholders, work effectively in a team, manage resources and prioritise tasks to achieve project outcomes will be essential.


About us

Since our inception 160 years ago, the University of Sydney has led to improve the world around us. We believe in education for all and that effective leadership makes lives better. These same values are reflected in our approach to diversity and inclusion, and underpin our long-term strategy for growth. We’re Australia's first university and have an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. Across 9 campuses, we employ over 7600 academic and non-academic staff who support over 47,000 students.

We are undergoing significant transformative change which brings opportunity for innovation, progressive thinking, breaking with convention, challenging the status quo, and improving the world around us.

For more information on the position and University, please view the candidate information pack available from the job’s listing on the University of Sydney careers website.


All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website. Visit and search by the reference number 702/0419F to apply.

Closing date: 11:30pm 12 May 2019 (Sydney Time)


The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.

If we think your skills are needed in other areas of the University, we will be sure to contact you about other opportunities.


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