PhD Student in High-Performance Building Blocks for mm-wave Transceivers in Communications and Radar

The Silicon Austria Labs – Doctoral College (SAL-DC) is a novel doctoral training programme for researchers focusing on the field of electronic based systems (EBS). SAL cooperates with industry, academic, and scientific partners on a regional, national, and international level with the aim to build an excellent research network and ecosystem for EBS. Fellows benefit from the training offered by SAL-DC in a highly international, interdisciplinary, and intersectoral setting to become future research leaders.

Your future responsibilities

  • Research will be focused on building blocks for mm-wave applications like communications and radar. The candidate will innovate in either receive, transmit, or frequency synthesis in coordination with other researcher in the SAL mm-wave laboratory.

Your profile

Technical Skills:
  • Strong background in circuit design and layout of integrated circuits, and RF and communications theory required
  • Candidate must be able to handle the Cadence tool set and electro-magnetic field solvers (2.5D and/or 3D)
  • Knowledge of measurement equipment incl. RF and experience in HW RF verification strongly desired

Social Skills:
  • Candidate must be both team player and independent researcher
  • Proficiency in English required, German language skills not required but a plus

Personal Skills:
  • Highly motivated
  • Organised
  • High energy level
  • Strong analytical skills required
  • Sufficient background in electrical engineering a must

Important Facts

  • Begin­ning of the employ­ment: September 2020
  • This posi­tion is endowed with a gross annual salary of € 40.978 based on the collec­tive agree­ment for re­search („Forschungs-Kollek­tiv­ver­trag“) and depen­ding on your expe­ri­ence and skills.

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