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Post Doctoral Associate in Wireless Communications - Beyond 5G Network Slicing

Job ID: 28116
Location: Main Campus
Updated August 01, 2023

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We would like to take this opportunity to acknowledge the traditional territories of the people of the Treaty 7 region in Southern Alberta.
The City of Calgary is also home to Métis Nation of Alberta, Districts 5 and 6.

Position Description

Area: Wireless Communications—Beyond 5G Network Slicing    

Duration:  One year, with possibility of extension subject to funding

Start Date:  Immediately

Salary:  CDN$60,000 per year


The Department of Electrical and Software Engineering in the Schulich School of Engineering at the University of Calgary is accepting applications for a Postdoctoral Scholar in Beyond 5G Network Slicing.

Job Description:

A post-doctoral fellow to work in a team environment on the research project “Software defined networking-enabled beyond 5G network slicing for smart cities applications”. 


  • A PhD in Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or closely related fields. 
  • Expertise in 5G technology, network slicing, software defined networking, network functions virtualization, edge/central cloud computing. 
  • Hands-on experience in programming languages—Python, MATLAB, Mathematica. 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills. 

Please review the Postdoc Eligibility Guidelines for more information prior to applying for this position.

Application Details:

  • Applicants should send via email ([email protected]) a softcopy of their Curriculum Vitae that includes information on their educational background, research experience, and research accomplishments, along with names and contact information of 3 references. 
  • Individuals of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply. 
  • Application remains open until the position is filled. 
  • For further information about the opportunity, feel free to contact either Dr. Abraham Fapojuwo ([email protected]) or Dr. Diwakar Krishnamurthy ([email protected]

Additional Information

To learn more about postdoctoral scholar opportunities at the University of Calgary and all we have to offer, view our Postdoc Careers website. For more information visit Careers in the Schulich School of Engineering.

The University strongly recommends all faculty and staff are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.


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About Calgary, Alberta

Calgary is one of the world's cleanest cities and has been named one of the world's most livable cities for years. Calgary is a city of leaders – in business, community, philanthropy and volunteerism. Calgarians benefit from the strongest economy in the nation and enjoy more days of sunshine per year than any other major Canadian city. Calgary is less than an hour’s drive from the Rocky Mountains and boasts the most extensive urban pathway and bikeway network in North America.

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