SnT carries out interdisciplinary research in secure, reliable and trustworthy ICT (Information and Communication Technologies) systems and services, often in collaboration with governmental, industrial and international partners.  SnT is active in several national projects funded by National Research Fund (FNR) and local industries, and international research projects funded by the EU FP7 programme, H2020 programme and the European Space Agency (ESA). For further information, you may check:

The SigCom research group carries out research activities in the areas of signal processing for wireless communication systems including satellite communications and radar systems, and is currently expanding its research activities in exploring several emerging use cases of next generation wireless communications systems. For details, you may refer to the following:

We’re looking for people driven by excellence, excited about innovation, and looking to make a difference. If this sounds like you, you’ve come to the right place!

Your Role…
  • Analyzing and investigating novel scenarios and use cases for 5G/6G-based PNT systems.
  • Study of 5G/6G network architectures, waveform design and synchronization algorithms for improved PNT.
  • Development of 5G/6G integrated terrestrial and satellite (non-terrestrial) networks for improved PNT applications.
  • Combined 5G and GNSS time, frequency, and phase synchronization for distributed systems.
  • Contribute to the standardization of PNT techniques to the 3GPP standards.
  • Implementation of hardware demonstrators using SDR devices.
  • Carrying out research in the predefined areas.
  • Disseminating results through scientific publications.
  • Participating in proposal drafting.
  • Assisting in organization of relevant workshops.
Your Profile…
  • A PhD degree in Telecommunication Engineering, or Electrical Engineering or Computer Science/engineering with a focus on wireless communications.
  • Experience in signal processing for wireless communications and/or navigation algorithm.
  • Experience with PNT algorithms and applications.
  • Hands-on in real-time signal processing hardware (CPU/GPU/FPGA/SDR) is a plus.
  • Development skills in C/C++ and MATLAB are required. Hands-on LabVIEW / NI USRP and/or other SDR devices is a plus.
  • International experience is desirable.
  • Sound publication track record in relevant international conferences and top journals in the communications and/or navigation research areas.
  • Experience of working with industrial projects or public funded research projects is highly desirable.
  • Highly committed, excellent team-worker, and strong critical thinking skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.
Here’s what awaits you at SnT…
  • Exciting infrastructures and unique labs. At SnT’s two campuses, our researchers can take a walk on the moon at the LunaLab, build a nanosatellite, or help make autonomous vehicles even better
  • The right place for IMPACT. SnT researchers engage in demand-driven projects. Through our Partnership Programme, we work on projects with more than 55 industry partners
  • Be part of a multicultural family. At SnT we have more than 60 nationalities. Throughout the year, we organise team-building events, networking activities and more

Find out more about us!

In Short…
  • Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract 24 Month
  • Work Hours: Full Time 40.0 Hours per Week
  • Location: Kirchberg
  • Internal Title: Postdoctoral researcher
  • Job Reference: UOL05858

The yearly gross salary for every Postdoctoral Researcher at the UL is EUR 81072 (full time)

How to apply…

Applications should include:

  • Curriculum Vitae, including
    • Contact address.
    • For each degree received or currently enrolled in, provide the degree, institution name, institution city and country, and start date and date (or expected date) of graduation. Include the title and short summary of your PhD Thesis and supervisor name (and Bachelor / Master Thesis if you did one). If you do not have yet received your PhD but will do soon, please include a tentative graduation date.
    • List of publications (authors, title, journal/conference name and date of publication). Provide a link in case of open access.
    • Name, affiliation, and contact details of three referees.
  • Cover letter with motivations and topics of particular interest to the candidate (approx. 1 page).

All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.

Early application is highly encouraged, as the applications will be processed upon reception. Please apply ONLINE formally through the HR system. Applications by Email will not be considered.

The University of Luxembourg embraces inclusion and diversity as key values. We are fully committed to removing any discriminatory barrier related to gender, and not only, in recruitment and career progression of our staff.

About the University of Luxembourg…

University of Luxembourg is an international research university with a distinctly multilingual and interdisciplinary character. The University was founded in 2003 and counts more than 6,700 students and more than 2,000 employees from around the world. The University’s faculties and interdisciplinary centres focus on research in the areas of Computer Science and ICT Security, Materials Science, European and International Law, Finance and Financial Innovation, Education, Contemporary and Digital History. In addition, the University focuses on cross-disciplinary research in the areas of Data Modelling and Simulation as well as Health and System Biomedicine. Times Higher Education ranks the University of Luxembourg #3 worldwide for its “international outlook,” #20 in the Young University Ranking 2021 and among the top 250 universities worldwide.

Further information

For further information, please contact: Dr. Jorge Querol ( / Mr. Alejandro Gonzalez (

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