Postdoctoral Position in Information and Communication Theory

Technical University of Munich Chair of Theoretical Information Technology


Doctoral student; Postdoctoral student (f/m/d): Information and Communication Theory for Post Shannon Communication Systems

The Chair of Theoretical Information Technology has an immediate opening for a Doctoral student; Postdoctoral student: Information and Communication Theory for Post Shannon Communication Systems (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 ap-proach 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

▪ Development of communication and information theory for the new application scenarios
▪ Design of new transmission and coding schemes
▪ Publications and presentations of scientific results, teaching duties

Your qualifications

▪ Above-average university degree in electrical engineering, communications engineering, mathematics, physics (or similar) with thorough knowledge in information and communication theory, as well as in coding theory
▪ Interest in theoretical work with high practical relevance
▪ Interest in demonstrating research results on a hardware platform
▪ Software: Experience with MATLAB, C++, Python or similar
▪ 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: open, until the position is filled

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

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