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PhD student in Communication Networks (100%, E13 TV-L)

Department of Computer Science, Chair of Communication Networks

Bewerbungsfrist: 31.10.2019

The Chair of Communication Networks is looking for a

PhD student in Communication Networks (100%, E13 TV-L)

at the earliest possible date. The position will initially be offered for two years.

Who we are

Our research objectives and interests include network softwarization, resource management, resilience and security, machine learning for networked systems, Internet protocols, industrial automation, and Internet of Things. We provide a relaxed and inspiring working atmosphere in a city with a high living standard. More information is available on our website: The University of Tübingen is one of the 11 German “Universities of Excellence”.

Your responsibilities include

  • Carry out research projects
  • Write project proposals
  • Supervise student projects
  • Contribute to teaching activities

The possibility for further qualification (doctoral degree) is offered and encouraged.

Your qualifications and skills include

  • Master degree in preferably computer science, electrical engineering, or related fields
  • Excellent writing and oral communication skills in English
  • Strong mathematical background and programming skills
  • Enthusiasm for leading-edge research and a mix of creativity and persistence
  • Team spirit
  • Early publications are appreciated


The University seeks to raise the number of women in research and teaching and therefore urges qualified women to apply. Disabled persons will be preferred in case of equal qualification. Please send your complete application documents (letter of motivation, CV, scanned transcripts and diplomas, and contact information of at least two references) electronically as a single PDF file to Prof. Dr. Michael Menth (E-Mail: menthspam using the subject line “PhD @ KN”.

The contract will be made by the central administration of the university.