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Doctoral Candidate (f/m) in the field of telecommunications technology, theory or communication networks
Published(931 days ago)
Fraunhofer-Institut für Integrierte Schaltungen (IIS)Erlangen
FRAUNHOFER-INSTITUT FÜR INTEGRIERTE SCHALTUNGEN IIS
In collaboration with the Institute for Digital Communications (IDC) at the University of Erlangen-Nürnberg, we have an immediate opening in our Communication Systems area for a
in the field of telecommunications technology/theory or communication networks
Are you interested in helping to shape the 5th generation mobile network technology? Would you like to be
involved in tomorrows broadcast technology? Are you interested in developing high bit rate cable transmission
Then we have the right position for you.
The Broadband and Broadcast Department at Fraunhofer IIS conducts research in the fields of wireless communication, broadcast
and microwave technologies, satellite backhauling, industrial communication, automotive communication and cable-based transmission
systems. Our mission is to take new basic research concepts and apply them to real-world applications. We cover the entire process,
from algorithm development and the creation of prototypes/demonstrators, to the development of products and ASICs. This work
involves close cooperation with the IDC. Together, we can offer you the chance to initially work at Fraunhofer IIS in various
projects for three years with the aim of identifying your dissertation subject. This will be followed by more in-depth dissertation
activities at the IDC together with Prof. Robert Schober. Our R&D activities require smart minds interested in delving into
the theoretical foundation of telecommunications technology and further developing this theory into practical applications. If
you are not one to shy away from matrix operations, spectrum analyzers or the Wireshark tool for instance, then perhaps you’re
the person we’re looking for.
A university degree in electronics, computer science or mathematics
Knowledge of telecommunications theory or communication networks
Desire to obtain a doctorate in one of these fields
Good oral and written command of English
Excellent teamwork and communications skills
Experience in Matlab, C or Python programming languages is a plus
What we offer
Diverse projects with a high degree of theoretical work and real-world applicability in close cooperation with the departments at the University of Erlangen-Nürnberg and a wide range of industry partners
Excellent work atmosphere in an international team
Flexible hours that allow you to balance family and career
Equal opportunity hiring
Employment, compensation and social benefits are provided in accordance with the German civil service
collective bargaining agreement (TVöD). This position is initially based on a fixed-term contract.
Equally-qualified applicants with severe handicaps and disabilities will be given preference.
Please send your application in PDF format, including a cover letter, resume and references, to Meike Hillenbrand
(firstname.lastname@example.org) and reference IIS-2016-27a.
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