Post-graduate position in research on wireless technologies for automated and connected driving

Technische Universität Ilmenau-Germany

Open post-graduate position in research on wireless technologies for automated and connected driving

The RF & Microwave Research Group (HMT) as a Member of the Thuringian Center of Innovation in Mobility (ThIMo) at the Technische Universität Ilmenau invites applications as post-graduate researcher. The position will be available from April 1, 2021, and is presently limited until the end of 2023. Remuneration conforms to the public service tariff of the German Federal States (TV-L E13). You work in a team of microwave and automotive engineers together with social scientists on challenging aspects of wireless connectivity and radar sensing of highly automated driving in public transportation. An opportunity for obtaining the doctoral degree (Dr.-Ing.) is given provided that prolonged funding can be attracted. Female researchers are explicitly encouraged to apply.

Your opportunities:

• Become part of our expert team for connected driving, virtual-drive testing, and electromagnetic immission measurements

• Set up and use a brand-new measurement system for bi-static radar cross-section measurements installed in our unique virtual road – simulation and test area (VISTA) for the characterization of a variety of traffic objects over a wide range of frequencies

• Set-up a data library on wireless sensor and propagation channel data collected from fieldoperational drive testing (living lab)

• Cooperate, communicate, and present within the interdisciplinary project team with partners from academia, industry, and local government

• Work out project reports and scientific publications

• Assist the supervision of graduate and under-graduate students Your background:

• High-level university degree in electrical engineering / information technology or related fields with a focus on wireless technologies

• Substantial knowledge of automotive radar, antenna engineering, and measurement techniques in the microwave and millimeter wave frequency ranges

• Practical skills and experiences with relevant numerical simulation and analysis tools

• Creative, open-minded, enthusiastic personality and trustful team player

• Excellent English and firm German language competences Further information can be obtained through hmt@tu-ilmenau.de.

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