Research Fellow of Coding Theory
The Institute of Computer Science at the University of Tartu, Estonia, is looking for a research fellow for a project on design and decoding of LDPC codes. The ideal candidate will have strength in one or more of the following areas:
The University of Tartu is a leading research-intensive university in
the Baltics. Thanks to industry and government agencies support, its Institute of Computer
Science has being rapidly expanding in the last years.
- LDPC codes and iterative decoding algorithms
- Optimization methods applied to error correction
- Mathematical foundations of coding theory
- Any area related to coding theory
The project is a collaboration with the University of Bergen, Norway, and the University of Valladolid, Spain. Responsibilities will include conducting research aligned with the project and
supervising Masters and PhD students. The working language will be English.
Salary is at least 2000 euro per month before taxes plus social benefits, depending on qualification and experience. Some travel money will also be provided. Cost of living in Estonia is quite low, see e.g. cost of living in Tartu. The employment contract is for two years.
A successful candidate should:
To apply, please submit the following documents by email to the Personnel Office at firstname.lastname@example.org:
- Hold a Ph.D. degree
- Have a strong background in coding theory or a related field
- Have an international publication record at outstanding venues
For the formal advertisement and application rules please see the official page.
- Application letter
- Research statement
- Curriculum vitae
- Publication list
- Copies of documents about academic degrees
Additionally, please arrange for two letters of reference to be sent directly to email@example.com (make sure they reach us by the application deadline).
Deadline for applications: 1 February 2014.
Do not hesitate to contact us in case of questions.
Contact: Vitaly Skachek, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, see homepage.