Multiple Positions in Fiber Optical Communications at TU Eindhoven

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One Postdoctoral Researcher (for up to 3 years) and one PhD student position (fully funded for 4 years) are available at the the Signal Processing Systems (SPS) Group, Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e), The Netherlands.

One Postdoctoral Researcher (for up to 3 years) and one PhD student position (fully funded for 4 years) are available at the the Signal Processing Systems (SPS) Group, Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e), The Netherlands. The positions are funded by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) and are in the general area of information theory and coding applied to nonlinear optical fibers. More details can be found here http://tinyurl.com/y9okrt7b For additional information about the project and informal enquiries, please contact dr. Alex Alvarado (alex.alvarado@ieee.org).

Job Requirements
Postdoc Position: Candidates should have a PhD degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, Nonlinear Physics, or related areas. The candidate should have demonstrated research experience in at least one of the following areas: signal processing, communications, information theory. Experience with channel modeling and/or nonlinear Fourier transform is particularly desirable.
PhD Position: PhD candidates must have a strong MSc degree in any of the disciplines mentioned above. Some affinity with optical communications is beneficial but not mandatory, although experience with the Nonlinear Schrödinger Equation is desirable. Candidates with a degree in applied mathematics or nonlinear physics are also welcome to apply.

Conditions
Postdoc Position: A gross salary per month between € 3111 and € 4084 per month, depending on knowledge and experience.
PhD Position: A gross salary per month of € 2,222 (first year) up to € 2,840 (final year).
TU/e also offers an excellent package of fringe benefits, including for example annual holiday allowance, end of year allowance, excellent technical infrastructure, the possibility of child care, reimbursement for moving costs, excellent sports facilities, assistance in finding accommodation, etc.