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Tech­ni­sche Uni­ver­sität Ber­lin - Faculty IV - Institute of Telecommunication Systems/ Communication and Information Theory (CommIT)

2 positions - Research Assistant - salary grade E 13 TV-L Berliner Hochschulen

under the reserve that funds are granted - part-time employment may be possible

Work­ing field:

The selected candidates will have opportunities to work in an enriching interdisciplinary environment, with significant potential for broad impact in terms of technology development, industry involvement, and educational initiatives. They are expected to develop a PhD-level research activity around the topics of the Advanced ERC Grant CARENET (PI Prof. Caire), focused on Wireless-Edge Caching, Cache-Aided physical layer solutions, massive content distribution over wireless networks.
The position is intended for a PhD thesis on a project related topic supervised by Prof. Caire.


Candidates must have an university degree (Master, Diplom or equivalent) in a field related to Science of Information, for example: Information Theory, Communication Systems and Networks, Channel Coding, Source Coding, Statistical Signal Processing, Machine Learning, Communication/Computer Networking, Content Distribution Networks and Caching, Convex/Combinatorial Optimization, Graph Theory and Stochastic Geometry. Furthermore, candidates should have excellent English oral and written communication skills (proficiency in German is a plus).

How to ap­ply:

Please send your application with the reference number (ID) and the usual documents:

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;
3. published research work, including MS thesis in electronic form;
4. a letter of motivation and purpose
5. official grade transcripts with certified translation in English or German if the original documents are in a different language,

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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 Berlinvalues the diversity of its members and is committed to the goals of equal opportunities.

Technische Universität Berlin - Der Präsident -,
Fakultät IV, Institut für Telekommunikationssysteme,
Prof. Caire, Sekr. HFT 6, Einsteinufer 25, 10587 Berlin