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For 20years, the Telecommunications Research Laboratory in Bristol, 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, flexible working and an excellent working environment 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, Oxford, Bath, Cardiff, UCL, ICL, Royal Holloway.


Research Engineer – Communications and Signal Processing Group

The Communications and Signal Processing Group is looking for an exceptional candidate to join their team of researchers. The Group conduct research on a variety of communication topics, ranging from power amplifier and digital baseband to smart grid research.

The applicant should be a junior researcher with a Ph.D. in the relevant research area with a maximum of 2–3 years postdoc experience. The relevant areas of specialisation should be in advanced digital signal processing, modulation and coding, massive MIMO, full duplex radio, new waveforms, or physical layer techniques relevant for 5G. Individuals with a strong background in applied mathematics, statistics, or optimization are welcome to apply. The research engineer is expected to be motivated to innovate, produce high quality publications, able to work independently while thriving in a team environment.

The applicant should have a PhD in a relevant area (or working towards completion of a PhD programme), a good understanding of digital communication systems, especially modulation and coding, a strong background in signal processing for communications and be proficient in MATLAB programming. Understanding of mathematical optimisation will be a plus.

In addition to the above skills it is desirable but not necessary that the applicant is familiar with wireless standards such as 3GPP LTE/LTE-A Systems, IEEE 802.11n/ac/ax, or Bluetooth. Experience with DSP boards and/or FPGA programming is highly desirable.

Salary £38k to £48k, 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.

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: CSPG2018.
Requests for further information can also be made via this email address.

Closing Date for applications: Friday 11 May 2018


Industrial CASE PhD Studentship in Wireless Communication

Applications are invited for an industrial CASE studentship being jointly undertaken by the University of Oxford (Department of Engineering Science) and Toshiba Research Europe Ltd under the EPSRC Industrial CASE award scheme. Please follow this link for details: Industrial CASE PhD Studentship in Wireless Communication

See the above link for the application procedure.

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