Monday, December 17, 2012

PhD Position in Mobile and Wireless Communication at Ilmenau University of Technology, Germany


The International Graduate School on Mobile Communications of the Ilmenau University of Technology offers an open position starting from February 1, 2013 or later

a full-time research position for doctoral student.

The research position has a duration of three years and is evaluated annually. The salary of this full-time position corresponds to 13 TV-L (approx. 35,000 – 40,000 EUR per year).

The focus of the Graduate School is on interdisciplinary research on self-organization in mobile communication systems with respect to services, protocols, networks, and radio aspects. The Graduate School aims at the development of future flexible mobile communication networks, for instance, for the recovery and maintenance of communications and application-oriented services in disaster scenarios.

The research position involves both theoretical and practical work on UAV-based communication systems. Excellent C/C++ expertise and advanced skills in the GNU/Linux operating system are required. Candidates are expected to demonstrate technical excellence, creativity, and hands-on experience.

Besides that, strong communicative and writing skills are required.

The Graduate School provides a creative and inspiring environment. It supports students to complete their Doctoral degree within a three years period. Further details can be found at

For the position we request applications from graduates with
  • an excellent Diploma or Master degree, preferably in Computer Engineering or Computer Science,
  • a high motivation to work in an international scientific team, and
  • the commitment to complete the doctoral program within three years.

The Ilmenau University of Technology has been granted the Total E-Quality Award and encourages women to apply. Handicapped people with identical qualification, suitability, and competency will be considered with priority.

Applications in PDF format including the complete set of documents (see are invited by email to, mentioning the reference number 101/2012.

Further information can be obtained from the Administrative Manager of the International Graduate School, Dr. Mirko Kirschkowski, per email

On behalf
sgd. Dr. Harry Dreffke

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