Lehrstuhl RVS Universität Leipzig
Universität Leipzig Institut für Informatik
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Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter (m/w/d)

Founded in 1409, Leipzig University is one of Germany’s largest universities and a leader in research and medical training. With around 30,000 students and more than 5000 members of staff across 14 faculties, it is at the heart of the vibrant and outward-looking city of Leipzig. Leipzig University offers an innovative and international working environment as well as an exciting range of career opportunities in research, teaching, knowledge and technology transfer, infrastructure and administration.

At the Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science, Institute of Computer Science, Chair of Computer Networks and Distributed Systems, the above-mentioned position is to be filled as soon as possible in a third-party funded R&D project.


Job Features

  • Limited term until the end of the project (31.12.2022)
  • gross salary: at least 4,000 Euro / month (exact salary depends on experience)


  • Research tasks in the area of mobile distributed systems, especially social networks as well as development and design of protocols for IEEE 802.11ax wireless technology (WiFi-6)
  • Teaching courses in the area of computer networks and distributed systems
  • Preparation scientific of publications


  • very good English skills
  • very good scientific university degree (Master) in computer science, computer engineering or mathematics
  • practical experience with IEEE 802.11ax wireless technology (WiFi-6)
  • very good programming skills in Java or C++ and the Linux operating system
  • interest in research and teaching at a university

Please send your application documents with the usual documents in a PDF file to e-mail by 30.04.2022. Please note that threats to confidentiality and unauthorized access by third parties cannot be ruled out when communicating by unencrypted e-mail.

Your application materials will not be returned, please submit copies only. Interview costs will not be covered.

The University of Leipzig actively promotes equal opportunities for all genders as well as diversity in the workforce; therefore, applications are welcome from all candidates who fulfil the requisite qualifications, without regard to gender, cultural or social background, religion, world view, disability or sexual identity.

Registered disabled persons are given preference over non-disabled applicants who do not otherwise have statutory preferential status if their overall personal aptitudes, skills and qualifications are equal.

Only the German version of this vacancy announcement is legally binding.


If you choose to apply and send us your documents, you do so voluntarily. Any personal data contained within your application documents, or obtained during an interview, will be processed by Leipzig University – as the advertiser of the position – exclusively for the purposes of the selection process for the position advertised. It will not be passed on to third parties without your consent in the individual case. The legal basis for such data processing is Sect. 11(1) of the Saxon Data Protection Implementation Act (SächsDSDG) in conjunction with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The controller for the application process within the meaning of the GDPR is the addressee of the application, specified in the advertisement.

Your personal data will be stored for six months after the end of the recruitment process and then erased or destroyed in accordance with data protection regulations. You may refuse or withdraw your consent with effect for the future without giving reasons. In these cases, Leipzig University will not or no longer be able to process and consider your application. Under the GDPR, subject to the relevant statutory requirements you have the following rights vis-à-vis the addressee of the application with regard to your personal data: right of access (Art. 15 GDPR); right to rectification of inaccurate personal data (Art. 16 GDPR); right to erasure (Art. 17 GDPR); right to restriction of processing (Art. 18 GDPR); and right to object to processing (Art. 21 GDPR). If you have any questions, please contact the Data Protection Officer at Leipzig University (office: Augustusplatz 10, 04109 Leipzig). You also have the right to lodge a complaint with the Saxon Commissioner for Data Protection.