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Horizon Postdoctoral Fellowships

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Research program title

Coverage Optimization in a Network of Mobile Sensors

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Program description

This research is concerned with developing deployment techniques to place mobile sensors in a sensing environment to maximize coverage with a certain level of reliability. The dynamics of the environment may be changing, which requires continuous movement of the sensors. Each point in the environment may be required to be covered by more than one sensor to increase reliability.

Academic qualifications required

PhD in electrical and computer engineering with a focus on control systems.

Eligibility requirements

  • Applicants must not currently hold a postdoctoral appointment at Concordia
  • Priority will be given to postdoctoral fellows who have obtained their PhD from another university although in exceptional cases Concordia graduates may be considered
  • Applicants must adhere to the postdoctoral fellow eligibility criteria outlined in Concordia University’s Postdoctoral Policy


The Horizon position is expected to be filled as soon as possible but no later than August 31, 2023.

Submission process

  • All documents must be submitted to Amir Aghdam
  • Please include the reference number with your application

Application checklist

  • One to three (1-3) page research statement demonstrating fit with the program described above 
  • Current curriculum vitae demonstrating research excellence and a capacity for leadership in the domain (maximum 5 pages)
  • Two letters of reference from academic supervisors or current employers to be sent via e-mail directly to: Amir Aghdam


The prestigious two-year Horizon Postdoctoral Fellowships are valued at $50,000 per year plus benefits and full access to Concordia’s services, including GradProSkills.

Concordia University is a vibrant research and teaching environment, with state-of-the-art research facilities and many research centers. Concordia is located in Montreal, Canada, a diverse and creative city, often ranked as offering one of the best quality of living experiences in North America.

Concordia University is committed to Employment Equity and encourages applications from women, Aboriginal Peoples, visible minorities, ethnic minorities, and persons with disabilities.


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