Research Associate, Institute of Acoustics and Speech Communication

Dresden, Sachsen (DE)
05 Sep 2022
End of advertisement period
10 Oct 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

At TU Dresden, Faculty of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Institute of Acoustics and Speech Communication, Chair of Acoustics and Haptics, the 6G-life Research-Hub „Digital transformation and sovereignty of future communication networks“ offers a project position as

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

starting as soon as possible. The positions are initially limited until August 14, 2025. 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 (e.g. PhD).

Task: The research activity aims to innovate and fabricate novel wearable devices for haptics, involving tactile sensing and feedback. Main responsibilities: design and fabricate wearable electronics for multi-channel sensing and wireless data streaming, collect and analyze data measured with the device, demonstrate applications in VR scenes, publish the results in suitable journal articles and conference proceedings.

Requirements: university degree (Diploma/Master) in electrical engineering, computer engineering or other related fields; experiences in electronic prototyping, PCB design, embedded system; strong hand-on and problem-solving skills; high motivation and autonomous and scientific working style; open-mindedness for interdisciplinary collaboration; very good English skills, experiences in wearable design and data analysis are desired, knowledge of a game engine is a plus.

More details about the 6G-life Research-Hub are given under

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

Please submit your application documents until October 10, 2022 (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 to or to: TU Dresden, Fakultät Elektrotechnik und Informationstechnik, Institut für Akustik und Sprachkommunikation, Professur für Akustik und Haptik, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Yitian Shao, Helmholtzstr. 10, 01069 Dresden, Germany. 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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