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University Professorship (W2) "Cognitive Networks for Smart Cities"
Published(1074 days ago)
Deadline for applications(1046 days ago)
Einstein Center Digital Future / Technische Universität BerlinBerlin
Technische Universität Berlin, Faculty IV – Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Institute of Commercial Information
Technology and Quantitative Methods invites applications for a
University Professorship - salary grade W2
for the field of "Cognitive Networks for Smart Cities".
The professorship is to be funded in the context of the Einstein Center Digital Future. The professorship is offered under
the reserve that funds are granted.
IV-445/16 (starting at 01/04/17 / max 5 years / closing date for applications 13/10/16)
The professorship covers research and teaching in the subject area of information and communication
technologies, with a focus on emerging wireless network architectures. The appointee for the announced position is
expected to conduct international-level research towards addressing the communication needs of resilient and sustainable
smart city infrastructures of the future. Topics of particular interest in this domain include distributed cognitive architectures,
ad hoc and mesh networks, collaborative networks, network virtualization, software-defined networking (SDN),
and flexible resource provisioning and allocation in future network generations.
Teaching duties of the professorship will be associated with the Bachelors‘ and Masters‘ degree programs in Computer
Science and Computer Engineering courses at TU Berlin.
Successful applicants must fulfill the requirements for appointment at the professor level in compliance
with § 100 BerlHG (Berlin Higher Education Act), including a completed academic education, qualified achievements in
research (PhD), post-doctoral lecture qualification (Habilitation) or equivalent qualification and pedagogical didactic
qualifications, to be proven by a teaching portfolio (for further information see TUB Website, quick as no. 144242).
The research interests and experiences of the candidate should cover a large subset of the following research areas:
Dynamic network resource control
Cooperative networking and routing
Multi-hop ad hoc networks
Communication technologies for 5G and beyond
Flexible use of wireless spectrum
Network coverage and interference optimization
Machine learning applications
The candidate is required to have excellent track record in relevant research topics in the form of prior projects and scientific
publications. The appointee is expected to have strong experience in project acquisition, international research
projects, research program formation, team leadership, and teaching. An excellent command of English is required for
both international research collaboration and teaching duties. Applicants are requested to include a research and teaching statement in their application.
Technische Universität Berlin strives to increase the proportion of women in research and teaching and therefore
strongly encourages qualified female researchers to apply. Qualified individuals with disabilities will be favored.
Technische Universität Berlin is a certified family-friendly higher education institution, and our Dual Career Service offers
assistance to you and your family when relocating to Berlin.
Please send your written application until 13/10/2016 with the reference number and the usual documents to Technische
Universität Berlin - Der Präsident -, Dekan der Fakultät IV, Sekr. MAR 6-1, Marchstraße 23, 10587 Berlin or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please send copies only. Original documents will not be returned.
The vacancy is also available on the internet at http://www.personalabteilung.tu-berlin.de/menue/jobs/
Please note that the positions are conditional upon financing from the donors and partners. It is intended to extend a number of the temporary professorships at the end of the funding period. Additional professorships for Berlin will be advertised in the coming months and will be posted at be-digital.berlin