Research Associate at the Deutsche Telekom Chair of Communication Networks

Dresden, Sachsen (DE)
according to salary group E 13 TV-L
Friday, 9 April 2021
End of advertisement period
Tuesday, 4 May 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

At TU Dresden, Faculty of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Institute of Communications Engineering the Deutsche Telekom Chair of Communication Networks offers a position as

Research Associate

(subject to personal qualification employees are remunerated according to salary group E 13 TV-L)

starting as soon as possible. The position is initially limited for 36 months. The period of employment is governed by the Fixed Term Research Contracts Act (Wissenschaftszeitvertragsgesetz – WissZeitVG). The position offers the chance to obtain further academic qualification (e.g. PhD). Balancing family and career is an important issue. The post is generally suitable for candidates seeking part-time employment. Please indicate your request in your application.

Tasks: You will be involved in research activities in the area of Post-Shannon communication. You will cooperate with our team researching and implementing on real testbeds and emulators the results of your research. You will work on novel theory and codes for Post-Shannon communication. This involves but is not limited to message identification, semantic communication, goal oriented communication, common randomness generation, and physical layer service integration. The philosophy of our team is “Research that matters.” Therefore, you are expected not only to work on pure theory, but also program and deploy in our Software Defined Radio (SDR) testbeds your own research as well as the result of cooperative research with other members of our team. Your work will be beneficial not only for our academic partners, but also for many industry members who are involved in projects with our team.

Requirements: university degree in electrical or computer engineering; knowledge of the basic principles of communication networks, network coding and their mathematical foundations; english in spoken and written; knowledge of german is desirable; ability and willingness to work independently, conceptually and scientifically; interest in practice-oriented, interdisciplinary cooperation with partners from research and industry; programming knowledge (Matlab, Python, C, C ++); knowledge in the area of energy-efficient communication or storage of information is also helpful.

Applications from women are particularly welcome. The same applies to people with disabilities.

Please send your application documents until May 4, 2021 (stamped arrival date of the university central mail service applies) to: TU Dresden, Fakultät Elektrotechnik und Informationstechnik, Institut für Nachrichtentechnik, Deutsche Telekom Professur für Kommunikationsnetze, z. Hdn. Frau Isabel Delkus, Helmholtzstr. 10, 01069 Dresden or via the TU Dresden SecureMail Portal by sending it as a single pdf document to Please submit copies only, as your application will not be returned to you. Expenses incurred in attending interviews cannot be reimbursed.  

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