Technische Universität Berlin - Faculty IV - Institute of Telecommunication Systems / Information Theory and Applications
Research Assistant - salary grade E13 TV-L Berliner Hochschulen
under the reserve that funds are granted - part-time employment may be possible
There is a vacancy for the project "Post Shannon Communication“ .
The selected applicants will enter the PhD program at TU-Berlin, with the Information Theory and Applications Chair of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. The main job duties consist of developing innovative and independent research within the “Post Shannon Communication” project including
Development of communication and information theory for new communication applications
Design of physical layer security mechanisms
Design of new communication and coding schemes
Academic supervision might be offered or complemented by colleagues from various research projects of the Chair.
Successfully completed university degree (Master, Diplom or equivalent) in at least one of the following areas: Electrical/Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics.
For graduates in Engineering, particular emphasis will be given to candidates with background in one or more of the following areas: physical layer communications, wireless communications, channel coding, network coding, coding for storage systems, information theory, design and optimization of digital transceivers, including detection, estimation and synchronization, statistical signal processing, compressed sensing, design and analysis of multiple antenna systems, queuing theory, network performance analysis, cross-layer design and resource allocation.
For graduates in Computer Science, particular emphasis will be given to candidates with background in one or more of the following areas: machine learning, high-dimensional inference and big-data algorithms, compressed sensing, structured matrix recovery, robust principal component analysis, graph theory, network coding, caching and content distribution networks.
For graduates in Mathematics and Physics, particular emphasis will be given to candidates with background in one or more of the following areas: multivariate statistics and random matrix theory, statistical physics, convex and combinatorial optimization, stochastic geometry, discrete mathematics and graph theory.
Very good English skills are required, good German language skills are desired.
How to apply:
Applicants should submit
1. a curriculum vitae, stating clearly and precisely their education history, earned degrees and previous academic institutions;
2. letters of recommendation from academic advisors, MS thesis supervisors, academic instructors (up to 4 letters);
3. published research work, including MS thesis in electronic form;
4. a letter of motivation and purpose, ILLUSTRATING IN PARTICULAR HOW THE CANDIDATE’S BACKGROUND FITS WITH ONE OR MORE OF THE AREAS LISTED ABOVE;
5. official grade transcripts with certified translation in English or German if the original documents are in a different language.
Please send your written application with the reference number and the usual documents to Technische Universität Berlin - Der Präsident - Fakultät IV, Institut für Telekommunikationssysteme, FG Informationstheorie und deren Anwendungen, Prof. Rafael Schaefer, Sekr. HFT 6, Einsteinufer 25, 10587 Berlin orby email to email@example.com (cc firstname.lastname@example.org).
To ensure equal opportunities between women and men, applications by women with the required qualifications are explicitly desired. Qualified individuals with disabilities will be favored. The TU Berlin values the diversity of its members and is committed to the goals of equal opportunities.
Please send copies only. Original documents will not be returned.
Technische Universität Berlin - Der Präsident - Fakultät IV, Institut für Telekommunikationssysteme, FG Informationstheorie und deren Anwendungen, Prof. Rafael Schaefer, Sekr. HFT 6, Einsteinufer 25, 10587 Berlin