The University of Agder (UiA), Norway invites applications for the PhD Research Fellow in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) with Specialization in Mobile Radio Communications 2019.

A fixed-term 100 % position as a PhD Research Fellow in ICT with Specialization in Mobile Radio Communications is available for a period three years at the University of Agder, Faculty of Engineering and Science. The position is affiliated to the Department of ICT and located at Campus Grimstad. The starting date is as soon as possible or to be negotiated with the Faculty.


This open position is intended to carry out fundamental research in the area of propagation and mobile radio channel modeling with applications in human activity recognition. Potential research topics for the PhD thesis include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Developing a mathematical framework for the characterization of non-stationary massive MIMO radio channels;
  • Time-frequency analysis of non-stationary massive MIMO channels;
  • Modeling, analysis, and simulation of mobile radio channels for human activity recognition;
  • Measurement, analysis, and modeling of mobile radio channels in the presence of multiple active persons

Worth of Award

  • The position is remunerated according to the State Salary Scale, salary plan 17.515, code 1017 PhD Research Fellow, NOK 449 400 gross salaries per year.
  • A compulsory pension contribution to the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund is deducted from the pay according to current statutory provisions.


  • The applicant must qualify for admission to that PhD Programme.
  • Applications from applicants who already hold a PhD will normally not be considered.
  • The candidate must hold a master’s degree in ICT, Electrical Engineering or a similar/related field and document competence in areas relevant to the position.

How to Apply

The following documentation must be uploaded electronically:

  • Certified copies of credentials and diplomas (BSc and MSc)
  • Master’s thesis
  • A CV with a complete list of publications
  • Copies of selected scientific publications (if applicable)
  • Three references with contact information
  • English test (TOEFL, IELTS or CEFR)

Note: The applicant is fully responsible for submitting complete digital documentation before the closing date. They draw your attention to the fact that they cannot, unfortunately, include you in the assessment process if attachments are missing. All documentation must be available in a Scandinavian language or English.


Deadline: Application closes July 31, 2019.

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