University Assistant (Prae-Doc)

  • Full Time
  • Wien

Technische Universität Wien

Job title:

University Assistant (Prae-Doc)


Technische Universität Wien

Job description

30 hours/week | limited to 4 yearsTU Wien is Austria’s largest institution of research and higher education in the fields of technology and natural sciences. With over 26,000 students and more than 4000 scientists, research, teaching, and learning dedicated to the advancement of science and technology have been conducted here for more than 200 years, guided by the motto “Technology for People”. As a driver of innovation, TU Wien fosters close collaboration with business and industry and contributes to the prosperity of society.At the Institute of Telecommunications of TU Wien, the Research Unit of Networks is offering a PhD student position as university assistant (prae-doc, 30 hours/week, limited to expected 4 years). Expected start: September 2024.Tasks:

  • Research and teaching tasks
  • Cooperation in project activities
  • Writing a dissertation and scientific publications
  • (Co)Supervision of students
  • Assistance in teaching in the field of network security and communication networks, including preparation and supervision of laboratories in this field
  • Participation in scientific events
  • Assisting with organizational and administrative tasks

Your profile:

  • Master’s or diploma degree (e.g. electrical engineering, computer science, mathematics) or equivalent university degree from Austria or abroad.
  • Knowledge of scientific work
  • Good theoretical and practical knowledge in the areas of communication networks (IPv4, IPv6, TLS, IPsec, transport layer protocols), network security and data analysis methods
  • Knowledge in the following areas is an advantage: network data analysis, anomaly detection, machine learning, secure communication protocols in energy networks (smart grids, microgrids), network simulation (e.g. ns-3), programming skills
  • Excellent knowledge of English, knowledge of German is an advantage
  • Interest in research in the field and in working with students
  • Ability to work in a team, problem-solving skills and innovative ability

We offer:

  • A wide variety and exciting range of tasks in a collegial team
  • Hybrid working style with up to 60% home office option
  • A range of attractive social benefits (see

) * Wide range of internal and external training opportunities, various career options

  • Central location of workplace as well as good accessibility (U1/U4 Karlsplatz)

TU Wien is committed to increasing the proportion of women in particular in leadership positions. Female applicants are explicitly encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to women when equally qualified, unless reasons specific to a male applicant tilt the balance in his favour.People with special needs are equally encouraged to apply. In case of any questions, please contact the confidant for disabled persons at the university, Mr. Gerhard Neustätter.Entry level salary is determined by the pay grade B1 of the Austrian collective agreement for university staff. This is a minimum of currently EUR 2,684.10/month gross, 14 times/year for 30 hours/week. Relevant working experiences may increase the monthly income.We look forward to receiving your application until July 11th, 2024.

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Job date

Fri, 21 Jun 2024 06:59:38 GMT

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