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For 15 years, the laboratory, has been undertaking innovative research and advanced development in the field of wireless communications. Situated in one of England’s most attractive urban environments, it works closely with numerous partners, including nearby University of Bristol; it files patents, publishes widely in the leading international peer-reviewed journals and conferences and transfers advanced concepts and prototypes to Toshiba’s business units.

The laboratory offers its researchers attractive salaries accompanied by a generous benefit package and excellent working conditions in the delightful setting of Queen Square in the heart of the city of Bristol.

For student researchers, the laboratory offers a number of sponsorship opportunities and industrial supervision of the highest calibre to include a 3 month placement in the laboratory. It has a track record of funding and co-supervising over 60 studentships at leading UK and European Universities such as Bristol, Bath, Cardiff, UCL, Royal Holloway, Athens and Edinburgh.


Research Engineer – Systems & Network Group

Toshiba’s Telecommunications Research Laboratory has an established track-record of innovation in wireless communications. Located in Bristol, UK, one of England’s most attractive city centres, it works closely with numerous partners, including nearby University of Bristol; it files patents, publishes in leading peer-reviewed journals and conferences, and transfers advanced concepts and prototypes to Toshiba’s business divisions. The research engineer will be part of the Systems and Network Group contributing to the research efforts in architecture, protocols and algorithm development for next generation wireless networks.


The Research Engineer is expected to work on machine type communications over 5G wireless networks for Factories-of-Future (FoF) and Industry 4.0 applications. This is part of an EU-funded research programme: Converged Wireless Access for Reliable 5G MTC for Factories-of-Future (Clear5G). The research will be broadly focusing in the areas of multiple access techniques, robust, scalable, and efficient MAC protocols, and flexible networking architectures for reliable MTC connectivity over 5G networks.

We invite applications from PhD level candidates in relevant topics of wireless communications. Having knowledge and experience in topics such as cross-layer optimization, MAC and routing protocols, system architectures, LTE/LTE-A systems, will be desirable. In addition, the candidate should be able to demonstrate a record of peer-reviewed high quality publications, ability to work in a team, plan and manage research networking and meetings.

Salary £34k to £44k, depending on experience plus a generous benefit package will be offered. The Company is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in employment and will ensure that individuals are selected on the basis of their aptitudes, skills and abilities.

The contract will commence in September 2017 for a 30 month term.

Candidate’s research skills mentioned on their CV should be supported by evidence in terms of publications in journals, magazines, conferences, patents filed etc.

Applications by email to: quoting ref: SNG2017.
Requests for further information can also be made via this email address.

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