Research Associate, Institute of Communications Engineering

Dresden, Sachsen (DE)
11 Jan 2023
End of advertisement period
08 Feb 2023
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Technische Universität Dresden (TUD), as a University of Excellence, is one of the leading and most dynamic research institutions in the country. Founded in 1828, today it is a globally oriented, regionally anchored top university as it focuses on the grand challenges of the 21st century. lt develops innovative solutions for the world's most pressing issues. 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 special feature, facilitating interdisciplinarity and transfer of science to society. As a modern employer, it offers attractive working conditions to all employees in teaching, research, technology and administration. The goal is to promote and develop their individual abilities while empowering everyone to reach their full potential. TUD embodies a university culture that is characterized by cosmopolitanism, mutual appreciation, thriving innovation and active participation. For TUD diversity is an essential feature and a quality criterion of an excellent university. Accordingly, we welcome all applicants who would like to commit themselves, their achievements and productivity to the success of the whole institution.

The Faculty of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Institute of Communications Engineering, Deutsche Telekom Chair of 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 position is limited until October 31, 2025. The period of employment is governed by § 2 (2) Fixed Term Research Contracts Act (Wissenschaftszeitvertragsgesetz-WissZeitVG).

Tasks: You will be involved in research activities in the area of 5G campus networks: Research and implementation of the research results and the 3GPP specification for integration and communication between 5G mobile networks and Time Sensitive Networks (TSN). The technical foundations for the communication of both networks with each other are to be implemented on real practical examples. This includes the construction and commissioning of testbeds under laboratory conditions, the development of the requirements as well as the research, the design and the implementation of the TSN translators on the 5G network side. The developed solution will explore remote control use cases for industrial communication. The philosophy of our team is "Research that matters". Therefore, it is expected that beyond theoretical familiarization, practical exploitation of the research results will be programmed and deployed in our 5G campus network. Your work will be beneficial to our academic team mates and project partners and 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 and of network coding as well as their mathematical foundations; english in spoken and written; 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 of german is desirable. Knowledge in the area of energy-efficient communication or storage of information is also helpful.

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 candidates with disabilities. If multiple candidates prove to be equally qualified, those with disabilities or with equivalent status pursuant to the German Social Code IX (SGB IX) will receive priority for employment.

Please submit your comprehensive application including the usual documents by February 8, 2023 (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 Karin Domel, 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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