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PhD Student or Postdoc "Hardware Demonstrator for Post Shannon Communication"

Technical University of Munich
Country of Position: 
Contact Name: 
Ullrich Monich
Subject Area: 
Signal Processing Theory and Methods
Signal Processing Communications and Networking
Digital Signal Processing
Start Date: 
July 18, 2019
Expiration Date: 
August 08, 2019
Position Description: 

The Chair of Theoretical Information Technology has an immediate opening for a

Doctoral student; Postdoctoral student:
Hardware Demonstrator for Post Shannon Communication (E13 TVL) (f/m/d)

for the joint project "Post Shannon Communication," which is being funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF). In this joint project, transmission systems that go beyond Shannon's communication approach are to be developed in order to achieve more efficient information transmission for selected applications. The position is initially limited to three years. An extension is possible.

Content of the project and areas of responsibility
▪ Construction of a hardware demonstrator
▪ Implementation of the developed transmission methods, to demonstrate the achievable gains of the new communication approach
▪ Publications and presentations of scientific results, teaching duties

Your qualifications
▪ Above-average university degree in electrical engineering, communications engineering, physics (or similar)
▪ Interest in hardware-related development and thorough knowledge of communications engineering
▪ Software: MATLAB (experience with FPGA programming and LabVIEW desirable)
▪ Familiarity with measuring instruments (oscilloscope, spectrum analyzer, etc.)
▪ Goal-oriented, independent and structured work style

Our offer
▪ Current research topic in a challenging international working environment
▪ Full-time position (E13 TVL) with the possibility of earning a doctoral degree

To apply
Please send us your application by e-mail ( with the following documents:
▪ Curriculum vitae, copies of relevant certificates and diplomas, contact information for two references
▪ Short description of your research interests and your motivation for the application
▪ Master thesis and (if available) up to 3 publications

Application deadline: August 8, 2019
For further information see:

General Information
TUM is aiming to increase the number of women employees, and applications from women are expressly welcomed. People with disabilities, with essentially the same suitability and qualification, will be preferred. As you apply for a position at the Technical University of Munich (TUM), you provide personal data. Please note our data protection information according to Art. 13 Data Protection Basic Regulation (DSGVO) on the collection and processing of personal data in connection with your application By submitting your application, you confirm that you have taken note of the data protection information of the TUM.

Technical University of Munich
Chair of Theoretical Information Technology
Prof. Holger Boche
Theresienstrasse 90, 80333 Munich
Munich, July 2019


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