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Job id: 072266. Salary: £42,405 - £49,785 per annum, including London Weighting Allowance.

Posted: 28 July 2023. Closing date: 28 September 2023.

Business unit: Natural, Mathematical & Engineering Sci. Department: Engineering.

Contact details: Osvaldo Simeone.

Location: Strand Campus. Category: Research.

Job description

We are advertising for a two-year Post-Doc position at King’s College London to work with Professor Osvaldo Simeone on neuromorphic computing for wireless communications. The post will be based at the Centre for Intelligent Information Processing (CIIPS) and at the King’s Communications, Learning, and Information Processing lab (see within the Department of Engineering.  The department is located at the Strand campus of King's, located in the centre of London.

The successful candidate should have a PhD in Electrical Engineering and should meet the following criteria:

  • Background in probabilistic machine learning
  • Background in wireless communication systems
  • Track record of high-quality research publications in peer reviewed conferences and journals.

Background on neuromorphic computing is not required.

For an informal discussion to find out more about the role please contact Professor Osvaldo Simeone via email at

This post will be offered on an fixed-term contract for 2 years until February 2026.

This is a full-time post - 100% full time equivalent

Key responsibilities

  • Carry out research on neuromorphic computing for wireless communications  
  • Write papers and technical reports
  • Work with PhD students to fulfil the objectives of the project

The above list of responsibilities may not be exhaustive, and the post holder will be required to undertake such tasks and responsibilities as may reasonably be expected within the scope and grading of the post.

Skills, knowledge, and experience 

Essential criteria  

1.       Background in signal processing  

2.       Background in machine learning 

3.       Background in wireless communications 

4.       Track record of high-quality research publications in peer reviewed journals 

5.       Track record of high-quality research publications in international conferences 

6.       Knowledge of Python 

7.       Research independence 

Desirable criteria

1.       Background in information theory 

2.       Background in neuromorphic computing