Open Positions

Research Associate


You will be involved in research activities in the area of Post-Shannon communication. You will cooperate with our team researching and implementing on real testbeds and emulators the results of your research. You will work on novel theory and codes for Post-Shannon communication. This involves but is not limited to message identification, semantic communication, goal oriented communication, common randomness generation, and physical layer service integration. The philosophy of our team is “Research that matters.” Therefore, you are expected not only to work on pure theory, but also program and deploy in our Software Defined Radio (SDR) testbeds your own research as well as the result of cooperative research with other members of our team. Your work will be beneficial not only for our academic partners, but also for many industry members who are involved in projects with our team.


  • university degree in electrical or computer engineering
  • knowledge of the basic principles of communication networks, network coding and their mathematical foundations
  • english in spoken and written
  • knowledge of german is desirable
  • ability and willingness to work independently, conceptually and scientifically
  • interest in practice-oriented, interdisciplinary cooperation with partners from research and industry
  • programming knowledge (Matlab, Python, C, C ++)
  • knowledge in the area of energy-efficient communication or storage of information is also helpful