ORGANISATION/COMPANYInstitut für Kommunikationstechnik - Leibniz Universität Hannover
RESEARCH FIELDEngineering › Simulation engineeringEngineering › Sound engineeringEngineering › Systems engineering
RESEARCHER PROFILEFirst Stage Researcher (R1)
APPLICATION DEADLINE31/10/2019 23:00 - Europe/Brussels
LOCATIONGermany › Hannover
TYPE OF CONTRACTTemporary
HOURS PER WEEK40
OFFER STARTING DATE01/11/2019
EU RESEARCH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMMEH2020 / Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions
MARIE CURIE GRANT AGREEMENT NUMBER812719
The Institut für Kommunikationstechnik (IKT) is offering a position as a Research Assistant (m/f/d) (Salary Scale 13 TV-L, 100 %) starting the next possible date. The position is initially limited to three years and includes the opportunity of graduating with a doctoral degree. It is planned to be funded by the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions – Innovative Training Networks grant which is an international joint research training and doctoral program implemented by European partnerships and therefore involves a stay at a partner organization for several month. The research conducted will be part of the project Virtual Reality Audio for Cyber Environments (VRACE).
Scope of work
- Signal processing for virtual acoustics
- Acoustical measurements and simulations
- Listening experiments and their evaluation
Eligibility criteria due to funding:
- Lived in Germany for maximum 1 year in total during the last 3 years
- Not enrolled in a doctoral program so far
- Less than 4 years full-time equivalent of research experience since graduation
You are very motivated, self-initiated and have successfully completed your studies with a master university degree in the fields of Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics or Physics. You are expected to have profound knowledge in signal processing for audio and acoustics as well as to have experience in developing software components in MATLAB or C/C++. Good communication skills in English and preferable German language, both oral and written, are furthermore desired.
We offer a supportive environment with an interdisciplinary, internationally visible research group that has already done extensive scientific work in the field. We enable you to take over responsibility for our particular part of the VRACE project, to participate in international conferences, to do academic teaching and to improve your scientific and personal skills while getting excellent support from us.
As an equal opportunities employer, Leibniz University Hannover intends to promote women and men. For this reason suitably qualified women are specifically invited to apply.
Preference will be given to equally qualified applicants with disabilities.
Please send your application as soon as possible but no later than September 30th, 2019 electronically to the addresses mentioned below or by mail to:
Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Universität Hannover
Institut für Kommunikationstechnik
For further information please contact Dr.-Ing. Stephan Preihs (Phone: +49 511 762-2819,
E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org) or Prof. Dr. Jürgen Peissig (Phone: +49 511 762-4239,
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Required Research Experiences
YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE1 - 4
REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVELEngineering: Master Degree or equivalent
REQUIRED LANGUAGESENGLISH: ExcellentGERMAN: Basic
EURAXESS offer ID: 397237
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