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Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) pools its three core tasks of research, higher education, and innovation in a mission. With about 9,400 employees and 25,000 students, KIT is one of the big institutions of research and higher education in natural sciences and engineering in Europe.
The Communications Engineering Lab (CEL) within KIT Division 3 - Mechanical and Electrical Engineering - is seeking to fill the following position at the earliest date possible:

Professorship (W3) of Communication Systems

We are looking for a personality representing the subject “Communication Systems” in research and in education. Candidates should have a proven expertise in several of the following fields:
  • Mobile communications and cellular networks (e.g., LTE, 5G)
  • Ad hoc networks (e.g., car-to-car communications)
  • Resource efficiency and optimization in communication systems
  • Software Defined Radio and Cognitive Radio
  • Secure and robust communications (e.g., industry 4.0, smart factory, smart grids)
  • Radio-based navigation and localization
  • Optical networks and communication systems,
  • Application of methods based on information theory (in communications)
Applicants should possess excellent international scientific reputation; they should have several years of practice in leading positions and possess very good teaching abilities. Candidates are experienced in the acquisition of third-party funds; industrial experience is advantageous.
The professorship is expected to be strongly involved within existing and prospective study programs of the KIT department, including basic lectures within the Bachelor curriculum, lectures on communication engineering within the Master curriculum as well as lectures within English study programs.
KIT is pursuing a gender equality policy and emphatically encourages women to apply. Furthermore, in case of equal qualification preference is given to applicants with disabilities. The requirements for appointment correspond to the Higher Education Act of the state of Baden-Wuerttemberg (LHG), Article 47.
lndividuals wishing to apply should send complete documents (including CV, list of publications, both recent and prospective teaching and research concepts) to the Dean of the KIT Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Kaiserstraße 12, 76131 Karlsruhe, Germany, and via e-mail to by September 18th, 2017 (closing date).
Since 2010, the KIT has been certified as a family-friendly university.
KIT - The Research University in the Helmholtz Association.

Closing date: 18.09.2017
Closing date: 18 September 2017 Published on on date 7 August 2017
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