Research Associate (m/f/x)

Dresden, Sachsen (DE)
19 Oct 2021
End of advertisement period
16 Nov 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

At TU Dresden, Faculty of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Institute of Communication Technology, the Vodafone Chair of Mobile Communications Systems is offering two positions for a

Research Associate (m/f/x)

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

at the next possible date for a period of 2 years with the option of extension. The period of employment is governed by the Fixed Term Research Contracts Act (Wissenschaftszeitvertragsgesetz-WissZeitVG). The positions offer the chance to obtain further academic qualification. Balancing family and career is an important issue. The posts are generally suitable for candidates seeking part-time employment. Please indicate your request in your application.

Tasks: You will conduct research in the field of wireless communications technology on one of the following topics:

  • Development and evaluation of resilient wireless systems for industry and medicine,
  • Energy efficiency of 5G & Beyond,
  • Hardware & Chip Design,
  • Communication protocols and radio resource allocation methods, e.g. through machine learning, for Wireless Networked Control Systems and Cooperative and Connected Autonomous Driving
  • Design and evaluation of novel ultra-wideband radio access technologies for THz wireless communications
  • Joint communications and sensing.

All tasks are carried out in cooperation with partners from industry and science. The field of activity also includes the supervision of student work related to the research topics. The results of the work are to be published at international conferences and in recognised journals.

Requirements: above-average university degree in the field of computer science, electrical engineering, communications engineering or information systems engineering; profound knowledge of wireless communications, communications engineering and digital signal processing; independent, goal- and solution-oriented approach; integrative and cooperative behaviour with very good communication and social skills; confident command of written and spoken English. Mathematical skills, especially in the areas of modelling and simulation, programming experience with Matlab, Python or C++ or knowledge of hardware implementation are advantageous.

The Vodafone Chair for Mobile Communications Systems offers the opportunity to help shape the development of future mobile communication systems in a prosperous and dynamic environment, to gain valuable project experience and to establish and deepen contacts with innovative companies. Further information on the Vodafone Chair can be found at

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

Please submit your comprehensive application including the usual documents by November 16, 2021 (stamped arrival date of the university central mail service applies) by mail to: TU Dresden, Fakultät Elektrotechnik und Informationstechnik, Institut für Nachrichtentechnik, Vodafone Stiftungsprofessur für Mobile Nachrichtensysteme, z. Hdn. Frau Carolin Bauder, Helmholtzstr. 10, 01069 Dresden, Germany 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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