Technische Universität Berlin - Faculty IV - Institute of Telecommunication Systems / Communication and Information Theory
Research Assistant - salary grade 13 TV-L Berliner Hochschulen
under the reserve that funds are granted - part-time employment may be possible
The project Non-Negative Structured Regress ist partly funded by the DAAD and intends to strengthen a collaboration between TU Berlin and the African Institute of Mathematical Sciences (AIMS), South Africa (Cape Town). The willingness for such collaboration and for research stays at AIMS in South Africa is expected. The selected applicant will enter the PhD program at TU Berlin, with the Communications and Information Theory Chair of the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. The main job duties consists of developing innovative and independent research on a set of topics defined in agreement with the academic advisors, Prof. Caire and Dr. Jung, and possible co-advisors (to be defined), possibly working on research projects with the Chair.
Successfully completed university degree (Master, Diplom or equivalent) in at least one of the following areas: Electrical/Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics.
For graduates in Engineering, particular emphasis will be given to candidates with background in some of the following areas: channel coding and information theory, detection/reconstruction and estimation of parameters, statistical signal processing, compressed sensing.
For graduates in Computer Science, particular emphasis will be given to candidates with background in some of the following areas: machine learning, high-dimensional inference and big-data algorithms, compressed sensing, structured matrix recovery, robust principal component analysis, graph theory.
For graduates in Mathematics and Physics, particular emphasis will be given to candidates with background in some of the following areas: multivariate statistics and random matrix theory, statistical physics, compressed sensing, convex and combinatorial optimization, stochastic geometry, discrete mathematics and graph theory.
How to apply:
Please send your application with the reference number (ID) and the usual documents:
a curriculum vitae, stating clearly and precisely their education history, earned degrees and previous academic institutions
letters of recommendation from academic advisors, Master thesis supervisors, academic instructors (up to 4 letters)
published research work, including Master thesis in electronic form
a letter of motivation and purpose, illustrating in particular how the candidates background fits with one or more of the areas listed above
official grade transcripts with certified translation in English or German if the original documents are in a different language.
to Technische Universität Berlin - Der Präsident - Fakultät IV, Institut für Telekommunikationssysteme, Prof. Caire, Sekr. HFT 6, Einsteinufer 25, 10587 Berlin.
Applications can be sent in written form, electronic form, or both. We prefer electronic submission (please specify the reference number (ID) to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 Berlin values the diversity of its members and is committed to the goals of equal opportunities.
Please send copies only. Original documents will not be returned.