Career Opportunities

Assistant or Associate Professor Position in Machine Learning for Wireless Systems

In 6G Flagship, we are looking for highly talented individuals who hold a doctoral degree and have excellent potential for a successful scientific career in Machine Learning for Wireless Systems.

The position is directed to investigate design of fundamental theory and algorithms of machine learning applied in wireless communications and networks, its applications in sensing, and massive distributed networked applications. The tenure track position is open to highly talented researchers who hold a doctoral degree and have an excellent potential for an outstanding scientific career, and master one or more of the above-mentioned research topics. Furthermore she/he should be able to raise funding to build her/his research group within a few years supplementing the research portfolio of the faculty, research unit and 6G Science Flagship.

The position will start as tenure track from June 1, 2021, or later according to mutual agreement with the successful applicant. The successful researchers appointed to a tenure track position may advance in their career through the tenure track process. The position of an Assistant or an Associate Professor is initially a fixed-term position for five years.

The position is placed in the Faculty of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering (ITEE). The position can be placed in one of the following Research Units of ITEE depending on the elected candidate profiles:

Center for Machine Vision and Signal Analysis (CMVS)

Centre for Wireless Communications (CWC) – Radio Technologies (RT)

Centre for Wireless Communications (CWC)  Networks and Systems (NS)

The position is initially funded by the national Science Flagship focusing on 6G Technologies.

Responsibilities include conducting outstanding world-class scientific research, publishing in leading journals and conferences, acquiring external research funding , supervising doctoral students, active participation in the international scientific community, creating and teaching related BSc and MSc level courses, and exhibiting academic leadership and innovativeness .

Application deadline: 15 January 2021

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Tenure Track Associate or Full Professor in Wireless Communications Engineering with focus on Wireless Network Technologies

Wireless networking is one the most crucial element for realizing 5G, and later on 6G. 6G Flagship operated at the University of Oulu is the first public 6G research programme globally. During the first two years of its operation, the programme has produced more than 1,000 scientific publications and 50 doctoral theses. At the same time, the Flagship team has grown to 300 researchers, originally from more than 50 different countries. 6G Flagship has also produced a dozen 6G white papers on critical areas of 6G. The programme is also very active in organizing leading scientific events for discussing various aspects related to future mobile systems. As a result, 6G Flagship has become the world leader in 6G research with a significant number of industrial collaborators. Experts trained at the University of Oulu are desired partners in international projects and respected academics within the global research community. More information about our recent activities can be found at 6gchannel.com and 6gflagship.com.

For strengthening the Flagship team, the University of Oulu announce the following tenure track position:
Associate or Full Professor in Wireless Communications Engineering with focus on Wireless Network Technologies

The position is directed to investigate, apply, and design the fundamental theory and new solutions for wireless networking as well as educate students for those. A successful applicant is expected to master and to have a substantial research track record in queuing theory, network information theory, network coding, and network protocols. A strong track record in acquiring research funding and projects, cooperation with industry, as well as implementing research projects are important for successful applicants for the position. Furthermore she/he should be able to present innovative plan and vision which renovates this field of science and technology, raise funding to build her/his research group during the first few years supplementing the research portfolio of the 6G Science Flagship and the unit.

The position will start from June 1, 2021, or later by mutual agreement with the successful applicant. The successful researchers appointed to a tenure track position may advance their career through the tenure track process.

The position is located in the Centre for Wireless Communications (CWC) Networks and Systems (NS),  Faculty of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering (ITEE).

The position is initially funded by the national Science Flagship focusing on 6G Technologies.

A person at tenure track system is expected to conduct outstanding world-class scientific research, to be competitive in attracting external funding, to publish in leading journals (IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, IEEE Trans. Inform. Theory in this position) and conference reports, to supervise doctoral students, to be an active member of the international scientific community, and to create and teach related M.Sc. and D.Sc. level courses and to exhibit academic leadership.

Application deadline: 31 January  2021.

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