PhD by Research Position

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PhD by Research Position
Telecommunications Software & Systems Group
Waterford Institute of Technology, Ireland

Applications are invited for PhD by Research positions with the Telecommunications Software & Systems Group (TSSG) (http://www.tssg.org) at Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT), Waterford, Ireland. The candidate will work as a member of the TSSG and in particular the Emerging Networks Laboratory.  

The opportunity arises from a recently funded EU H2020 project focusing on development and demonstration of Terahertz based Ultra High Bandwidth Wireless Access Networks. The candidate will investigate areas such as wireless channel modelling, wireless network protocols and network simulation of communication links in the THz band. The work will take place in close collaboration with 10 other partners across Europe including the UK, Portugal, Spain and Germany.

Candidate Profile

The candidate should hold a good (first-class honours preferred) primary degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics or a cognate discipline. He/she should have strong engineering skills including experience of test-bed deployment/experimentation and programming. Strong inter-personal and communications skills are also required.


The candidate will receive a non-taxable stipend of €18,000 per annum for a period of 4 years for PhD by Research. Tuition fees will be paid separately. The scholarships are open to candidates of all nationalities.

Further Information

For further information about the position, please email  student-recruitment@listserv.tssg.org.

Please note that candidates would be expected to start in September 2017.