Experienced Researchers for Emerging 6G Technologies

Become a future maker in the 6Genesis flagship at the University of Oulu!

Several positions are open for experienced researchers in Wireless Connectivity, Distributed Computing and Intelligence, RF and Antennas and/or experimental test network towards 6G.

We offer a highly innovative, international working environment and increasingly challenging research topics deriving from our vision on 6G. 

Flagship Objectives

Our society is data-driven, enabled by near-instant, unlimited wireless connectivity. 6G will emerge around 2030 to satisfy the expectations not met with 5G, as well as, the new ones fusing AI inspired applications in every field of society with ubiquitous wireless connectivity.

6Genesis flagship aims at supporting industry in finalisation of the 5G standard, developing the essential technology components needed for 6G, and speeding up digitalisation of society via introduction of 5G and eventually 6G through implementing and demonstrating targeted vertical applications in areas such as health, industrial internet of things, and smart traffic. Our existing state-of-the-art 5G Test Network provides a unique real-life research environment to be developed towards the 6G era.

Flagship experts will consider several interrelated research areas including wireless connectivity solutions, distributed intelligent computing, device implementations and vertical specific applications and services. The major change required in future value chains is also addressed, which will drive the innovation cycle from academic research to complete solutions benefiting the entire society. 

Profile of the ideal candidate

We are looking for researchers with various backgrounds, however possessing the following experience: 

  1. Doctoral degree in computer science, electrical engineering, communications engineering or corresponding field, and research experience 
  2. Excellent English and multi-cultural communication skills
  3. Solid team work and project management skills

Application and attachments

Submit your application in SAIMA by Wednesday 13 June 2018 at 23:59 Finnish time (EEST UTC/GMT +3h).

In your application form, tell us what you have to offer in the field(s) of reliable near-instant unlimited wireless connectivity; distributed computing and intelligence;  radio frequency technologies, integrated circuit and antenna design and/or experimental test network towards 6G.

Provide a selling motivation letter describing especially

  • the role you wish you take in the expert team (postdoc, senior expert, team leader etc.),
  • your research ambition for 5G and 6G,
  • the research fields you are eager to tackle,
  • your prior research (or professional) highlights,
  • your most valuable characteristics, competences and skills, 
  • your prior experience in co-creation and innovation, and
  • your “soft skills” which qualify you as a fluent communicator and true team player, among others

Attach the following scanned documents to your application in a single pdf-file:

  • diploma certificate(s),
  • CV,
  • list of publications, and
  • references

Please include at least two recent references to your application, which focus on your academic results and/or work experience during the last 5-10 years, technical skills, prior projects and achievements, and furthermore describe your personality and character.

What we offer

Our researchers will enjoy a competitive salary, fully paid free time equivalent of holiday and benefits such as occupational healthcare. The selected candidates will have full-time, fixed-term positions with an annual working time of 1624 hours. The terms of employment are determined by the Collective Agreement for Finnish Universities. A maximum of six months’ trial period is applied according to the regular practice in Finnish universities.

The exact starting date will be agreed upon separately with the preferred starting date in September or October 2018. 

More information: The Association of Finnish Independent Education Employers (AFIEE)

Email: 6Genesis (at) oulu.fi

Last updated: 5.6.2018