CALLING ALL FUTURE EXPERTS IN Wireless Communications! AT FRAUNHOFER, MAKE THE MOST OF YOUR TALENTS BY JOINING OUR “Signal and Information Processing” TEAM. POSTS ARE IMMEDIATELY AVAILABLE FOR:
Senior Researcher /Postdoc - Leading Research Projects

The Department of Wireless Communications and Networks, headed by Prof. Dr. Stanczak, is conducting research in the area of wireless system design and system evaluation for 5G+ mobile communication systems. The “Signal and Information Processing” group carries out cutting edge research in signal processing and mobile communications in international research projects, e.g., with focus on (5G) network optimization, IoT, industrial wireless, and V2X.

Your tasks will include the design and development of wireless communication algorithms as well as their analytical and simulative performance evaluation.

Your tasks include the independent management of research projects, e.g. in the areas of (AI-supported) network optimization, industrial wireless, and V2X, as well as to support the acquisition of projects in these areas. Your future rolealso includes the design, analysis, and implementation of secure and efficient wireless communications solutions - taking into account recent research, e. g., in artificial intelligence. Furthermore, yoer tasks include the supervision of Bachelor and Master theses, the scientific support of PhD-students, and the authoring of scientific reports and publications.

What we expect from you

We seek a highly motivated post-doctoral fellow who is willing to travel. You must hold an outstanding scientific degree in Electrical Engineering / Telecommunications Engineering, Physics or Mathematics or related fields and a PhD in one of the aforementioned fields. The ideal candidate has earned a PhD on topics related to information theory, physical layer security for communications, signal processing for communication, or optimization of communication techniques.

  • Excellent knowledge of spoken and written English and excellent communication skills
  • Analytical skills and very strong mathematical acumen
  • Strong expertise in signal processing for communications and/or mathematical optimization in wireless networks
  • Excellent understanding of (mobile) telecommunications
  • Profound experiences in one or several of the following topics are a plus: Machine Learning / Artificial Intelligence or Channel Coding
  • Strong programming experience in
  • Matlab or Python are a plus
  • German language skills are a plus

What you can expect from us

We offer you a scientifically first-class work environment in a leading research institute, contacts to international industrial companies and research institutes as well as flexible working hours to reconcile work and family life.
Appointment, remuneration and social security benefits based on the public-sector collective wage agreement (TVöD). Additionally Fraunhofer may grant performance-based variable remuneration components.
The position is initially limited for 2 years.
In case of identical qualifications preference will be given to severely disabled candidates.
We would like to point out that the chosen job title also includes the third gender.
The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft emphasises gender-independent professional equality.

Fraunhofer is Europe’s largest application-oriented research organization. Our research efforts are geared entirely to people’s needs: health, security, communication, energy and the environment. As a result, the work undertaken by our researchers and developers has a significant impact on people’s lives. We are creative. We shape technology. We design products. We improve methods and techniques. We open up new vistas.

Please submit your online application until August 31st, 2019 - including your complete application documents (Doctoral / Master’s degree certificates, employment references, CV, etc.).

If you have any questions about this position, please contact:

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Slawomir Stanczak
E-Mail: slawomir.stanczak@hhi.fraunhofer.de
Tel.: +49 30 31002 875

Dr.-Ing. Martin Kasparick
E-Mail: martin.kasparick@hhi.fraunhofer.de
Tel: +49 30 31002 853

Job Reference: HHI-2019-45 Closing Date: 31.08.2019
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