[PlanetKR] 9 PhD Positions in “Dependable Internet of Things”

Gerald Steinbauer steinbauer at ist.tugraz.at
Thu May 9 16:13:59 EST 2019

9 University Assistant Positions in "Dependable Internet of Things" Graz
University of Technology, Austria
The Excellence Research Center "Dependable Internet of Things in Adverse
Environments" at Graz University of Technology (TU Graz) has been
established in 2016 and has been extended until 2021 after a successful
midterm evaluation. For further information see
https://protect-au.mimecast.com/s/-FftCRONLrTrpk45c9Nbo5?domain=dependablethings.tugraz.at. The mission of this long-term center
is to foster a highly interdisciplinary research team spanning the
computer science and electrical engineering faculties to lay the
scientific foundations for an Internet of Things that is highly
reliable, safe, and secure in order to enable critical applications that
require guaranteed performance and long-term operation even in adverse
environments. The center is seeking to fill 9 University Assistant
positions with excellent candidates, who will pursue their PhD working
closely together in three sub-projects that focus on the following topics:
1. Dependable Wireless Communication and Localization: one position in
wireless networking (Institute for Technical Informatics), one position
in physical layer signal processing (Signal Processing and Speech
Communication Lab), and one position in tunable microwave frontends
(Institute for Microwave and Photonic Engineering).

2.  Verified Dependability by Design: one position in embedded security
and one position in formal verification (both at Institute of Applied
Information Processing and Communications), one position in real-time
operating systems (Institute for Technical Informatics), one position in
model-based testing (Institute for Software Technology).

3. Dependable Multi-Agent Systems: one position in cognitive robotics
(Institute for Software Technology), and one position in information and
control theory (Signal Processing and Speech Communication Lab).
Applicants must hold a Master degree (or equivalent) in computer
engineering, computer science, electrical engineering, or a related
field before they can take on the position. Proficiency in the English
language (spoken and written) is required. Applicants should be highly
motivated, take initiative and responsibility, be able to work
independently and in an interdisciplinary team, should have interest in
scientific research, be committed to publish research results and to
obtain a doctoral degree (PhD).
The positions are to be filled as soon as possible from July 2019 with
an initial appointment for three years. Each position is remunerated
according to the collective contract (Kollektivvertrag) for Austrian
Universities, salary scale B1, the annual salary amounts to 40.103€/year
before taxes and may increase in case of relevant prior work experience.
TU Graz aims to increase the number of female employees and therefore
specifically invites qualified women to apply.
TU Graz is a leading technical university in Austria (rank 75-100 in
Shanghai subject ranking "Computer Science & Engineering") in a
medium-sized city with a very high quality of life, located at the
south-eastern foot of the Alps, offering plentiful recreation opportunities.
Applicants should fill in the application form at
https://protect-au.mimecast.com/s/dS49CVARNyFlELqgCzogKi?domain=dependablethings.tugraz.at and upload it together with a
transcript of records, a copy of the master's degree, a recent
certificate of the level of proficiency of the English language, a copy
of the master's thesis, and any recommendation letter of your former
advisor(s) at https://protect-au.mimecast.com/s/c6vVCWLV8zfjQgrDhKBjnS?domain=lampz.tugraz.at. The application
deadline is 07.06.2019. The ID of this job post is 4480/19/010. For
further information please contact the center coordinator Prof. Kay
Römer <roemer at tugraz.at>.

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