University Post-Doctoral Position at the Cyber-Physical Systems Group

University Post-Doctoral Position at the Cyber-Physical Systems Group, Computer Science Department, Technical University of Vienna, Austria

The Computer Science Department of the Technical University of Vienna has an Open Post-Doctoral University Positions. Application Deadline: February 08, 2017.

The position position is offered within the Cyber-Physical Systems Group, of the Institute for Computer Engineering. It belongs to the B1 group, that is, a six years University Post-Doctoral position,  with an employment of 20 hours / week. The appointment will start most likely on May 1 2017, and end on March 31 2023.

The University position will be supplemented with 20 hours / week  for four years (with the possibility for extension to six years, until March 31, 2023) from  the prestigious Austrian University-Infrastructure BMWFW project:

  • CPS/IoT Ecosystem: Preparing Austria for  the Next Digital Revolution.

The minimal monthly salary (14 times a year) is of  € 1.813,30 (pre-tax). To successfully apply for the position it is required to have:

  • A finished PhD study with distinction in Computer Science, Computer/Electrical Engineering, or equivalent study within Austria or abroad.

The Post-Doctoral student is supposed to lead the CPS/IoT Ecosystem Project (see for a description), which is the first of its kind in Austria, and possibly in the EU. This project  work will involve the following activities:

  • Design a CPS/IoT architecture consisting of a swarm / real-time fog / real-time cloud
  • Deploy the CPS/IoT infrastructure at 3 TUW institutes, IST Austria and AIT
  • Work together with two other CPS/IoT PhD students
  • Cooperate with world reknown universities in the design/application of the CPS/IoT

The Post-Doctoral student is also supposed to have an exceptional research and teaching activity. Prerequisites in this respect are as follows:

  • An excellent PhD in a CPS related area.
  • A strong previous publication record.
  • The ability to plan and carry out original research in CPS areas s.a.:
    • CPS/IoT connectivity, monitoring, prediction, and optimisation,
    • Robotics, self-optimizing, self-adaptive, self-organizing systems,
    • Verification and optimal control of CPS.
  • The ability to write research grant proposals.
  • Collaboration experience in national/international research projects.
  • Experience in performing research-administration tasks
  • The ability to provide guidance to bachelor, master, and PhD students.
  • Willingness to participate in outreach activities.
  • An excellent command of English (command of German is a plus).

Send your application at the following address:

  • Personnel Administration, Department of Scientific Personnel of the TU
    (Personaladministration, Fachbereich wiss. Personal der TU)