Pre-doctoral Research Positions in Radar Engineering
Johannes Kepler Universität Linz Department of Engineering

Company: JKU Johannes Kepler Universität Linz
Locations Austria
Categories: Phd Software Engineering, Electrical engineering, Control Technology and Mechanics


Pre-doctoral Research Positions in Radar Engineering
Institute for Communications Engineering and RF-Systems. Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria

The RF-Systems group of the Institute for Communications Engineering and RF-Systems ( at the Johannes Kepler University Linz (JKU) offers positions for pre-doctoral researchers that are to be filled as soon as possible. The research topics of our group include integrated RF circuits, passive RF components, as well as system design and signal processing for wireless sensing and localization. A strong focus is on mm-wave radar systems for automotive and industrial applications.

RF-system design and signal-processing related research positions in the following areas are currently available:

Synthetic aperture radar for automotive applications
Coded multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) radar systems
The projects are carried out together with industrial partners and offer the possibility of a dissertation.

Candidates should have a master-equivalent degree in Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, or Mechatronics, respectively, or in a closely related field like Computer Sciences, Mathematics or Physics. The working languages are English and/or German.


Required skills:

Experience in at least one of the following fields:
RF circuits and systems
RF measurement techniques
Digital signal processing
Software and hardware development for DSP- and/or FPGA-based systems
Electronic hardware development
Independent and self-motivated working
Good IT skills
It is not expected that the candidate already has publications in the mentioned research areas, but this is a plus.

Job Description:

Carrying out research in one of the aforementioned projects
Publication and presentation of the scientific work in journals and at international conferences
Involvement in teaching and research administration
The yearly gross salary for Ph.D. students is € 38,500.-- (working time 40 hours/week). An estimate for the net salary can be calculated at
Johannes Kepler University is an equal opportunity employer.

For more information, please contact Prof. Andreas Stelzer or Assist.-Prof. Reinhard Feger, preferably by email: or

Please send your application with personal and scientific data and a compact statement about scientific interests and achievements to: with reference to "Application at NTHFS: Your Last name Your First name".

Postal address:
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Andreas Stelzer
Johannes Kepler Universität Linz
Altenberger Straße 69
4040 Linz

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