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PostDoc Researcher in Signal Processing
Aalto University School of Electrical Engineering

Date Posted Sep. 15, 2020
Title PostDoc Researcher in Signal Processing
University Aalto University School of Electrical Engineering
Helsinki, Finland, Finland
Department Department of Signal Processing and Acoustics
Application Deadline Oct. 16, 2020
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Post-Doc
  • Electrical and/or Electronics

Aalto University is a community of bold thinkers where science and art meet technology and business. We are committed to identifying and solving grand societal challenges and building an innovative future. Aalto has six schools with nearly 11 000 students and a staff of more than 4000, of which 400 are professors. Our main campus is located in the Helsinki metropolitan area, Finland. Diversity is part of who we are, and we actively work to ensure our community’s diversity and inclusiveness in the future as well. This is why we warmly encourage qualified candidates from all backgrounds to join our community.

Department of Signal Processing and Acoustics is looking for a


Your role is to research and supervise Ph.D. students. You will join in a multidisciplinary and multinational team of researchers working in Dept. Signal Processing and Acoustics, Dept. Communications and Networking, and Dept. Electrical Engineering and Automation.

Possible topics to work on:

1. Satellite communications
The work on satellite communications could be along these lines: or more on signal processing side considering compressive sampling on RF and efficient implementation of wideband receivers.

2. Machine learning for wireless communications
One option is to process the signals from our bits/s/Hz/euro multiantenna receiver described here: Another possible topic is to search for the solution to regulator’s concern: "We know the cars using our roads, but we don’t know for sure, who are using our frequencies".

3. Control and communications
The work could be along these lines: i.e. on distributed control over unreliable wireless channels.

Contact and salary
The postdoctoral position is contract-based; one-year contract is granted first, followed by possible extensions of another one-year period depending on the achievements during the first contractual period.

Aalto University follows the salary system of Finnish universities. In addition to the salary, the contract includes occupational health care benefits, and Finland has a comprehensive social security system.

How to apply
If you want to join our community, please submit your application through our recruitment system by…cations: October 16, 2020.

To apply, please share the following application materials with us:

Curriculum vitae
List of publications

Further information
If you wish to hear more about the position, please contact Prof. Risto Wichman,, +358 400 800 801 and for further information regarding the recruitment process, contact HR Coordinator Alina Järvinen,

Please reference in your cover letter when
applying for or inquiring about this job announcement.

Contact Information

  • Professor Risto Wichman
    Department of Signal Processing and Acoustics
    Aalto University School of Electrical Engineering
    Otakaari 5, Espoo
    Helsinki, Finland
  • +358 400 800 801


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