Associate Researcher, Communications Engineering job with TECHNISCHE UNIVERSITAT DRESDEN (TU DRESDEN)

The Technische Universität Dresden (TUD), as a university of excellence, is one of the most important and dynamic research institutions in the country. Founded in 1828, it is today a leading university with a global vocation and rooted in the region, as it focuses on the great challenges of the 21st century. It develops innovative solutions for the world’s most pressing problems. In research and academic programs, the university unites the natural and engineering sciences with the humanities, social sciences, and medicine. This wide range of disciplines is a particularity, facilitating interdisciplinarity and the transfer of science to society. As a modern employer, it offers attractive working conditions to all employees in education, research, technology and administration. The objective is to promote and develop their individual abilities while allowing everyone to reach their full potential. TUD embodies a university culture characterized by cosmopolitanism, mutual appreciation, thriving innovation and active participation. For TUD, diversity is an essential characteristic and quality criterion of an excellent university. Accordingly, we welcome all applicants who wish to commit their achievements and productivity to the success of the entire institution.

At Faculty of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Institute of Communications Engineeringthe Deutsche Telekom Chair of Communication Networks offers a position of

Research Associate (m/f/x)
(subject to personal qualification, employees are paid according to salary group E 13 TV-L)

departure as soon as possible as part of the priority research program “Resilience in Connected Worlds – Mastering Failures, Overload, Attacks and the Unexpected (Resilient Worlds)”. The position is limited to 36 months, with the possibility of extension. The duration of employment is governed by the law on fixed-term research contracts (Wissenschaftszeitvertragsgesetz – WissZeitVG). The position offers the possibility of obtaining other academic qualifications (eg a doctorate).

Tasks: You will be involved in research activities on reliable communication networks for the transport, storage and processing of information with particular emphasis on network coding as a unique code structure (One Code to Rule them All). You will cooperate with our team in researching and implementing real testbeds and emulators for your research results. You will work on new theories and codes for reliable communication. The philosophy of our team is “Research that matters”. Therefore, you not only have to work on theory, but also program and deploy your own research in our testbeds using state-of-the-art software libraries and the result of cooperative research with other team members. Your work will benefit not only our academic partners but also many members of industry who are involved in projects with our team. The position also includes supervising student projects related to the research topics. The results of the work will be published at international conferences and in recognized journals.

Terms: university degree (diploma/master’s degree) in electrical engineering, telecommunications, information systems, computer science, or similar; programming skills in C++, Python or Golang. Knowledge of network coding, information theory, communication networks and wireless communication systems is a plus.

TUD strives to employ more women in academia and research. We therefore expressly encourage women to apply. The University is a certified family-friendly university and offers a dual career service. We welcome applications from applicants with disabilities. If more than one applicant is found to be equally qualified, persons with disabilities or equivalent status under German Social Code IX (SGB IX) will be given priority for employment.

Please submit your application (cover letter, CV, certificates) by November 18, 2022 (the stamped arrival date of the university’s central mail service applies), preferably via the TU Dresden SecureMail portal by sending it as a single pdf document to [email protected] or to: TU Dresden, Fakultät Elektrotechnik und Informationstechnik, Institut für Nachrichtentechnik, Deutsche Telekom Professur für Kommunikationsnetze, Herrn Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dr hc Frank Fitzek, Helmholtzstr. 10, 01069 Dresden, Germany. Please submit copies only, as your application will not be returned to you. Costs incurred to attend interviews cannot be reimbursed.

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