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Assistant Professorship (all genders) - Tenure Track “Signal and Data Processing”

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TU 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 Vienna, a career position (40 hours per week) in the research area Signal Processing is expected to start in October 2023. The position is initially limited to a period of six years. In the case of the conclusion of a qualification agreement and the achievement of the agreed goals, there is the possibility of a permanent employment contract as Associate Professor. The position includes research and teaching in the area of Signal and Data Processing in the cross-section of signal processing, data science, information theory, quantum information, coding and (machine) learning. Current research areas include: sparse signal and data models, signals on graphs, clustering, data representation, fusion, compression, and probabilistic methods for machine learning.



  • Statistical, sparse, and graphical models for describing signals and data.
  • Preferably in the following areas: Methods for signal detection, classification, estimation and regression, tracking, source and channel coding, quantum information, machine learning including Big Data and data mining.
  • Implementation of practical algorithms
  • Applications e.g. in data transmission, Internet of Things, intelligent transportation systems, biomedical engineering, etc.


  • Compulsory and elective courses (lectures, tutorials, labs) in the area of Signal and Data Processing.
  • Co-supervision of student theses
  • Good knowledge of German and English language required


  • Taking charge of general administrative tasks of the research unit
  • Participation in university committees
  • Launch and management of an independent research group
  • Acquisition of third-party funds via research projects

Your profile:

  • A domestic or equivalent foreign university degree with doctorate appropriate to the position as well as excellent German and English language skills
  • Junior scientist with a completed doctorate not older than 10 years
  • Proven expertise in the field of Signal and Data Processing
  • Outstanding scientific achievements evidenced by excellent publication record
  • Relevant experience in academic teaching
  • Familiarity with the design and implementation of research projects
  • International experience in the form of research stays is desirable
  • Leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Gender and diversity competence

We offer:

  • Diverse and exciting array of activities
  • Broad and dynamic scientific environment
  • Extensive internal and external training opportunities
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Central location and good accessibility (U1/U4 Karlsplatz)
  • Additional benefits for employees can be found under the following link: Fringe Benefits

The employment starts as University Assistant with a minimum salary of EUR 4,351.90 gross (14 x per year) according to the collective bargaining agreement for a PostDoc. After signing the qualification agreement, the employment continues as Assistant Professor with a minimum salary of EUR 5,124.20 gross (14 x per year). We look forward to receiving your application until 06.04.2023. Applications should include at least the following documents in addition to the cover letter and curriculum vitae:

  • Description of scientific accomplishments and academic teaching activities
  • Concept for future plans in research and teaching
  • Proof of academic degrees

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.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us Carmen Keck | T: +43 1 588 01 406201 Here you can find also relevant information about the application process.


Assistant Professorship (all genders) - Tenure Track “Signal and Data Processing”
Karlsplatz 13 Wien, Österreich
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