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Einstein Center Digital Future / Technische Universität Berlin
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.

Reference number:

IV-445/16 (starting at 01/04/17 / max 5 years / closing date for applications 13/10/16)

Working field:

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:
  • Software-defined networking
  • 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 dekanat@eecs.tu-berlin.de.
Please send copies only. Original documents will not be returned.
The vacancy is also available on the internet at
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

Closing date: 13.10.2016
Closing date: 13 October 2016 Published on academics.com on date 15 September 2016
In your application, please refer to academics.com