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Post-Doc in Optical Wireless Communications

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Field of Research Information/Communication > Wireless/Mobile Communication
Field of Recruitment
Number of Vacancies 1 persons
Recruitment Process Doctorate
Experience Junior
Annual Salary To be determined after interview
Location Total, Busan
Work Hours 09:00 ~ 18:00


Post-doctoral Position at PKNU, South Korea


The Optical/Mobile Transmission Laboratory (MTS, at Pukyong National University(PKNU), Busan, South Korea, seeks a post-doctoral researcher in an area of optical wireless communication. For the last eight years, we have carried out an extensive and dedicated research on visible light communications (VLC), optical camera communications (OCC), VLC based vehicle-to-vehicle communications, healthcare VLC communications, infrared based indoor/outdoor communications, underwater optical communications, etc. For the past six years, we have conducted a leading research in ultraviolet scattering communications for outdoor/indoor applications, drones and underwater applications. Adding to these fields, we have recently been focusing on deep learning based optical wireless communications, UAVs, and orbital angular momentum (OAM) theoretically as well as experimentally. 


  Due to our recent advancement and continuous success in these optical topics, we further aim to expand the research internationally for years to come. To fulfill this goal, we seek an NRF (main funder in Korea) sponsored post-doctoral researcher with high motivation and creative thinking in the optical fields. A successful candidate will complement or enhance existing research strengths at MTS. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. degree in optical (or wireless) communications or a relevant discipline at the time of application, and demonstrate a convincing capability of research publications.


A successful candidate will receive a monthly salary of approx. USD 1,900or higher, commensurate with experience and qualifications. Social insurances(health, pension, etc.) are included in the package. In addition, some incentives can be paid, subject to outstanding research performance.

To apply, a full CV and a list of research publications are required to be submitted via email to Prof. Y. H. Chung at Should you have any questions on this position, feel free to contact Prof. Y.H. Chung at Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until the position is filled.


Yeon Ho CHUNG, Ph.D.(Liv.), D.I.C.(Imperial), SMIEEE

Professor, MTS

Dept. of Information and Comm. Eng., Artificial Intelligence Convergence

Editor-in-Chief, International Journal of Sensors, Wireless Communications and Control

Assoc. Editor, IEEE Access, EditorofICTExpress(KICS)

Editor of Wireless Personal Communications(Springer), Photonics, Electronics(MDPI)

Head of Mobile/Optical Transmission Systemslaboratory,

Pukyong National University,Busan 48513, South Korea


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