Research Associate for Domain-Specific Computer Architectures

Dresden, Sachsen (DE)
Tuesday, 14 September 2021
End of advertisement period
Monday, 27 September 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

At TU Dresden, Faculty of Computer Science, Institute of Computer Engineering, the Chair of Adaptive Dynamic Systems offers a project position as

Research Associate for Domain-Specific Computer Architectures

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

starting as soon as possible. The position is limited until May 30, 2023 with the option for extension subject to further third-party funded projects. The period of employment is governed by § 2 (2) Fixed Term Research Contracts Act (Wissenschaftszeitvertragsgesetz – WissZeitVG).

The Chair of Adaptive Dynamic Systems conducts research in the fields of reconfigurable computing, networks-on-chip (NoCs), domain-specific multi- and manycore architectures, methods and algorithms for application parallelization, simulators and virtual platforms for application- and architecture exploration, hardware/software co-design and runtime systems. Typical application domains are e.g., signal-/image processing and machine learning for robotics.


  • research and development in designing and programming domain-specific computer architectures, e.g. for machine learning, signal-/image processing or 5G/6G applications
  • contributing, administrating and reporting in (inter-)national research and development projects
  • presenting results at international conferences
  • close cooperation with academic and industrial cooperation partners.


  • university degree (M.Sc., Diploma) in either computer science, engineering or any related natural science
  • very good programming skills in C, C++
  • high self-motivation, commitment, and flexibility as well as the ability to work in and contribute to an international team
  • very good command of English (written and spoken) and German (optional)
  • experience in the following areas is desired: computer and processor architecture (e.g. RISC- V), field programmable gate arrays (FPGAs), hardware description languages (e.g. VHDL or Verilog), and signal-/image processing and/or machine learning.

We offer you an excellent working environment in an international team with many career development possibilities.

Applications from women are particularly welcome. The same applies to people with disabilities. Qualified candidates are requested to submit their application including a CV, a brief proposal describing their research experience and interests and an official transcript of coursework and grades until September 27, 2021 (stamped arrival date of the university central mail service applies), preferably via the TU Dresden SecureMail Portal by sending it as a single pdf document using the reference number ADS_21-01 to or by mail to: TU Dresden, Fakultät Informatik, Institut für Technische Informatik, Professur für Adaptive Dynamische Systeme, Frau Prof. Dr.-Ing. Göhringer, Helmholtzstr. 10, 01069 Dresden. 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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