Several postdoctoral positions and PhD positions are open within the NICEST lab at UIC (
) in the following areas:
coded caching and coded distributed data shuffling ( https://www.nsf.gov/awardsearch/showAward?AWD_ID=1910309&HistoricalAwards=false ) - Tuninetti Daniela (danielat AT uic.edu).
low-latency & high-reliability in donwlink cellular systems ( https://www.nsf.gov/awardsearch/showAward?AWD_ID=1900911&HistoricalAwards=false ) - Natasha Devroye (devroye AT uic.edu), Daniela Tuninetti (danielat AT uic.edu), and Besma Smida.
foundation of Physically Unclonable Functions (PUFs) ( https://www.nsf.gov/awardsearch/showAward?AWD_ID=1909547&HistoricalAwards=false ) - Devroye (devroye AT uic.edu), and Wenjing Rao.
The postdoctoral positions are for 1one year and can be extended to an additional year, contingent upon funding and satisfactory performance.
The PhD positions are for the entire course of the corresponding award, and amount to 50%RA for the academic year.
Applicants should be highly motivated, have a solid mathematical background, and ideally have some knowledge in coding theory, information theory, communication theory, or related areas. If interested, please send an email to the corresponding faculty member and include (preferably in a single pdf file):
— a CV with a list of publications,
— unofficial transcript,
— a short research statement,
— names and contact information of at least a couple of potential references.
We look forward to hearing from you!