University Assistant (PhD Position), 4 years, 40 hours/week, starting August 1, 2022 or later, at Institute of Technical Informatics, TU Graz, Austria

The Institute of Technical Informatics at Graz University of Technology ( has an opening for a University Assistant position. The successful candidate will conduct highly competitive research and pursue a PhD in the area of wireless networked embedded systems, as well as help with teaching at Bachelor and Master levels. The institute is one of the leading places in Europe for research on Internet of Things and more generally networked embedded systems.


  • Research in the area of networked embedded systems
  • Carrying out a dissertation in networked embedded systems
  • Preparation of research papers and scientific talks
  • Teaching at Bachelor and Master level
  • Supervision of students


  • Completed Master or Diploma in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Information & Computer Engineering or equivalent


  • Very good knowledge of and interest in design, implementation, and evaluation of wirelessly networked embedded systems that meet high quality of service and reliability requirements (Internet of Things, Cyber-Physical Systems etc.)
  • Very good knowledge of the English language both written and spoken, knowledge of the German language is an advantage
  • Didactic qualifications for teaching courses

We offer a yearly gross salary (full-time employment) of at least 42820 EUR. Overpayment possible depending on qualifications and experience.

Additional Benefits:
The institute provides funding to purchase material needed by the candidate to carry out research, to attend international research conferences for paper presentations, and potentially also for extended visits to international partner institutions. The university also offers a mentoring program for PhD students, extensive in-house training opportunities including languages and soft skills, sports courses, and a welcome centre with many offers and support especially for international students.

Your application and additional documents (motivation letter, cv, transcripts, certificates, letters of recommendation, summary of the master thesis) should be sent to the Dean of the Faculty for Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, Univ.-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.techn. Wolfgang Bösch, MBA, Inffeldgasse 18/EG, 8010 Graz (preferably by Email to including the job ID 4480/22/008 of this position by the given deadline. Please do also include the channel through which you learned about this position.

For further information on this position please contact Prof. Dr. Kay Römer at

Applications deadline: June 28, 2022

Job ID: 4480/22/008

The Dean: Bösch