Investigation of novel multi-satellite flight paradigms such as rendezvous, formation flight and constellation assessment of multi-satellite applications for remote sensing and rendezvous; Research algorithms for distributed flight control; Development of proximity flight laboratory scenario and develop experimental algorithms accordingly; The candidates are expected to actively contribute to the different research projects, either coordinating technical contribution and/or preparing project deliverables; Providing assistance in the supervision of PhD students
A PhD degree in aerospace engineering; Experience in: low earth orbit astrodynamics; aerodynamics; control engineering; attitude control engineering; International experience is desirable; Sound research track record in the topics listed above; Experience with a number of optimization tool; Programming skills in MATLAB/SIMULINK, C/C++ and ROS; Highly committed, excellent team-worker, and strong critical thinking skills; Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
UOL04073 31-Dec-2099 About the SnT... SnT is a leading international research and innovation centre in secure, reliable and trustworthy ICT systems and services. We play an instrumental role in Luxembourg by fueling innovation through research partnerships with industry, boosting R&D investments leading to economic growth, and attracting highly qualified talent. The University of Luxembourg is seeking to hire a highly motivated researcher in the area of radio resource management and user scheduling for its Interdisciplinary Centre of Security and Trust (SnT), within the Remote Sensing research group, led by Prof. Tonie van Dam. The group researches single-satellite, constellation and in particular formation flight mission concepts for Earth observation. Proximity operations with cooperative and noncooperative targets for satellite servicing and debris removal extends our portfolio. The group partakes in SnT’s space laboratory developments including the 5G SatComLab and the ZeroG lab. We are strengthening the group to reproduce proximity operations of satellites such as rendezvous, propulsion and solar-aerodynamics governed formation flight using distributed autonomy approaches on the ground. We’re looking for people driven by excellence, excited about innovation, and looking to make a difference. If this sounds like you, you’ve come to the right place! Your Role... The successful candidate is expected to perform the following tasks: Investigation of novel multi-satellite flight paradigms such as rendezvous, formation flight and constellation assessment of multi-satellite applications for remote sensing and rendezvous Research algorithms for distributed flight control Development of proximity flight laboratory scenario and develop experimental algorithms accordingly The candidates are expected to actively contribute to the different research projects, either coordinating technical contribution and/or preparing project deliverables Providing assistance in the supervision of PhD students Your Profile... A PhD degree in aerospace engineering Experience in: low earth orbit astrodynamics aerodynamics control engineering attitude control engineering International experience is desirable Sound research track record in the topics listed above Experience with a number of optimization tool Programming skills in MATLAB/SIMULINK, C/C++ and ROS Highly committed, excellent team-worker, and strong critical thinking skills Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English Here’s what awaits you at SnT... Exciting infrastructures and unique labs. At SnT’s two campuses, our researchers can take a walk on the moon at the LunaLab, build a nanosatellite, or help make autonomous vehicles even better The right place for IMPACT. SnT researchers engage in demand-driven projects. Through our Partnership Programme, we work on projects with more than 45 industry partners Be part of a multicultural family . At SnT we have more than 60 nationalities. Throughout the year, we organise team-building events, networking activities and more Find out more about us! In Short... Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract 12 Month (may be extended) Work Hours: Full Time 40.0 Hours per Week Location: Kirchberg Job Reference: UOL04073 How to apply... Applications, written in English should be submitted online and include: Curriculum Vitae, including: Contact address For each degree received or currently enrolled in, provide the degree, institution name, institution city and country, and date (or expected date) of graduation. Include the title and short summary of your PhD Thesis and supervisor name (and Bachelor / Master Thesis if you did one) List of publications (authors, title, journal/conference name and date of publication). Provide a link in case of open access Name, affiliation and contact details of three referees Cover letter with motivations and topics of particular interest to the candidate (approx. 1 page) All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply. Early application is highly encouraged, as the applications will be processed upon reception. Please apply ONLINE formally through the HR system. Applications by Email will not be considered. The University of Luxembourg embraces inclusion and diversity as key values. We are fully committed to removing any discriminatory barrier related to gender, and not only, in recruitment and career progression of our staff. About the University of Luxembourg... The University of Luxembourg aspires to be one of Europe’s most highly regarded universities with a distinctly international and interdisciplinary character . It fosters the cross-fertilisation of research and teaching , is relevant to its country, is known worldwide for its research and teaching in targeted areas, and is establishing itself as an innovative model for contemporary European Higher Education. The University`s core asset is its well-connected world-class academic staff which will attract the most motivated, talented and creative students and young researchers who will learn to enjoy taking up challenges and develop into visionary thinkers able to shape society. Further information For further information, please contact: Dr. Jan Thoemel ( firstname.lastname@example.org )
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