Electronic Circuit Design unit at the School of Electrical Engineering at Aalto University is looking for a
POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCHER / RESEARCH FELLOW FOR RESEARCH AND PROJECT MANAGEMENT IN INTEGRATED CIRCUIT (IC) DESIGN
In this position, you will act as a lead researcher contributing to integrated electronic circuit design research projects. You´ll have an opportunity to work on various research topics related to our research portfolio. Your teaching responsibilities will be decided according to your interests and experience. Balance between your duties will depend on your background and can be negotiated.
Our research is closely tied to circuit design challenges faced by the IC industry, to which we provide solutions in context of industry-funded design projects. We collaborate with the leading research institutions in the field: Berkeley Wireless Research Center, Lund University, Chalmers University and VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland.
You have a doctoral degree in Electrical Engineering. Your background can be in any field of integrated circuit design, but we expect you to be open-minded and willing to learn more. At the moment, we are especially seeking persons with mixed-mode or digital IC background. In this position you need to have strong hands-on experience in integrated circuit design and tools (simulations, layout, measurements and unix operating system working environment). Please document these activities in your application. You will also benefit from good skills in signal processing, control theory and programming.
Experience and responsibilities in project coordination, good interpersonal skills and publications on IEEE forums (conferences and journals/transactions) are valued. Acquired research funding and participation in writing the funding applications are regarded as merits.
The Electronic Circuit Design (ECD) unit
is recognized as one of the best in Europe. Research of RF, analog, and digital integrated circuits has been carried out in the Electronic Circuit Design unit already for decades and has strong network of collaborators and funding. The Electronic Circuit Design group of the department has three Professors (Jussi Ryynänen, Martin Andraud and Kari Halonen), 2 senior researchers and about 20 Doctoral Candidates and Research Assistants working in world class research facilities. Researchers of the unit have received several awards in highly recognized international conferences. The ECD unit is part of the Department of Electronics and Nanoengineering
at the School of Electrical Engineering
at Aalto University, Finland.
Salary and contract terms
Postdoctoral Researcher or Research Fellow position will be filled for 1-3 years. The expected starting salary for a Postdoctoral Researcher is approximately 3700 €/month and for a Research Fellow approximately 4000 €/month, both depending on experience and qualifications. As an employer, Aalto University provides excellent learning and development opportunities as well as occupational health care services, commuter ticket benefit and versatile exercise services by Unisport. Finland has a comprehensive social security system.
Ready to apply?
Please submit your application through our recruiting system and include the following documents as one pdf package, in English:
- Application letter
- Curriculum Vitae
- The list of publications with the most significant publications highlighted
- Course transcripts of Doctoral degree with grades and Certificate of the Doctoral degree
- Research statement describing past research and plans for future research
Deadline for applications is September 30, 2021
but we will start reviewing candidates immediately. Applications will be considered until the position is filled.
For additional information please contact Professor Jussi Ryynanen, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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