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Research Associate: Physical Layer Security (m/f/d)

The Wireless Connectivity group is developing a secure and dependable architecture for the Internet of Things (IoT) using Physical Layer Security.

We are looking for a Research Associate for Physical Layer Security (m/f/d) to creatively pursue our research agenda. Besides sharing your unique ideas, you will work at investigating new Physical-Layer Security techniques and protocols, by means of theoretical work, computer simulations and hardware demonstrations.


Your responsibilities

  • Design and development of physical-layer security techniques and protocols
  • Computer simulation and investigation of proposed techniques
  • Supporting the development of hardware demonstrators
  • Participation in writing research publications and project deliverables


Your profile

  • Above-average MSc/Diploma or PhD degree in areas related to our research focus (Electrical/Computer Engineering) from renowned universities
  • Good communication and writing skills in English
  • An integrative and cooperative personality with excellent communication and social skills
  • Good programming skills, preferably in Python
  • Knowledge of wireless communications and information theory
  • Knowledge of security protocols and architecture


What we provide

  • An open and creative team
  • Agile working hours and workflows
  • Cross-disciplinary projects
  • Work on future technologies
  • Flat hierarchies for your ideas and flexible teams

If you have passion for new technologies and the desire to develop the connected world of tomorrow with us, we are looking for you.

Life and science are compatible at our institute. We offer a range of recognised family-friendly measures, such as part-time work, mobile working and flexible working hours that take family needs into account.  

Application Procedure: Your application should include: motivation letter, CV, copy of university degree certificate, short summary of Master or PhD thesis. Applications from women are particularly welcome. We only accept complete documents as one single PDF document by e-mail to Applications that contain other file formats (e.g. Word, Excel) will not be considered in the selection process.