Open Positions

The NES institute is a hub for science and innovation in networked and embedded systems. We offer opportunities for creative minds in an environment that promotes excellence and mutual appreciation. The following positions are offered to further strengthen our team.

Research and Teaching Staff Member in Tonello Group

The embedded communication systems group (Prof. Tonello) has an open position for a research and teaching staff member (Universitätsassistentin/Universitätsassistent), temporary contract for 4 years, 100% employment, 40 hours per week. The contract will be based on a gross salary of at least 39.124 EUR per year.
Candidates are expected to have a university degree or university of applied science degree (Master or Diplom-Ingenieur) acquired in Austria or abroad in the field of electrical engineering, information and communications engineering, computer engineering, or informatics, graded with at least “good”.

The application deadline of this four-year position is October 24th, 2018, the expecting starting date is as soon as possible. The job advertisement is available in English and German, respectively.

Three PhD Positions in Elmenreich Group

The smart grids group (Prof. Elmenreich) has three openings for researchers (PhD student) on the topics of software engineering of swarm systems, system testing and fault diagnosis, and embedded communication protocols. Candidates are expected to have a master in electrical or computer engineering, computer science, applied mathematics or equivalent. The contract will be based on a gross salary of at least 39124 EUR per year for 40 hours per week. Please mail applications containing a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, copies of academic certificates and courses, list of publications, a PDF of your master thesis and contact details of two references to wilfried.elmenreich@aau.at. Deadline is the 25.09.2018 for the first round of applications and the 31.10.2018 for the second round. Women are especially encouraged to apply. See the full job advertisement for further details.

Senior Researcher in Control and Self-Organization of Networked Dynamical Systems

The Institute of Networked and Embedded Systems at the University of Klagenfurt (Austria, Europe) has a long and successful track-record in research on control and self-organization in networked dynamical systems with applications to wireless communications, robotics, transportation, and energy systems. We recently acquired a project on Self-Organizing Synchronization with Stochastic Coupling from the Austrian Science Fund (FWF) and are now searching for a postdoctoral researcher in this domain. The job advertisement is available here.