Graz University of Technology

University Assistant / PhD Position (m/f/x) in the field of Dependable Embedded Systems

2023-12-19 (Europe/Vienna)
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Publication Date: 08.11.2023
Application deadline: 19.12.2023
Job Category: Scientific staff
Job Profile: University Assistant without PhD
Employment Start: December 2023
Contract Duration: 48 mths.
Hours per week: 40.00 h/w
Employment Type: Temporary

Your Responsibilities

The Embedded Automotive Systems Group at the Institute of Technical Informatics is seeking a PhD student in the research area "Dependable Embedded Systems". Very good knowledge as well as relevant research achievements in preferably several of the following areas are desired: Design, Implementation, and Verification of Highly Reliable Software for Embedded Systems, especially hardware-related and basic software (operating systems). Of interest are kernel concepts, portability, resource management, maintainability and sustainability, etc. For team collaboration, a deep understanding of embedded hardware architectures (e.g. microcontrollers) is also essential. Your duties include:

  • mainly research in the area of "Dependable Embedded Systems"
  • subject-related teaching
  • Administration

Your Profile

Admission Requirements

  • Completed master's degree in computer science, electrical engineering, or telematics/ICE.

Desired Qualification

  • Very high motivation for scientific research with the goal of completing a doctoral study program at Graz University of Technology
  • High motivation, self-initiative and sense of responsibility
  • Ability to work independently and actively in an interdisciplinary as well as international team
  • Willingness to publish research results
  • Excellent proficiency in written and spoken English
  • Excellent study performance
  • Willingness to develop and supervise courses

We Offer

  • Interesting area of responsibility
  • Collegial and friendly working atmosphere
  • Flexible working schedule (e.g. possibility for home office (40 %), paid lunch break - depending on working hours)
  • International training and teaching opportunities
  • Seal of quality for in-house advancement of women
  • Award for being the most family-friendly company in Styria 2018
  • Subsidy for public transport
  • University’s sports program
  • Shopping Discounts
  • Workplace Health Management
  • Top research infrastructure and access to the latest technologies
  • Exciting opportunities for professional and personal development
  • Safe and stable working environment
  • Company pension funds

We offer an annual gross salary of at least € 45,882.20 for a fulltime position. An overpayment based on qualification and experience is possible.

Graz University of Technology aims to increase the proportion of women, in particular in management and academic staff, and therefore qualified female applicants are explicitly encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to women if applicants are equally qualified. 
Graz University of Technology actively promotes diversity and equal opportunities. Applicants are not to be discriminated against in personnel selection procedures on the grounds of gender, ethnicity, religion or ideology, age, sexual orientation (Anti-discrimination). 
People with disabilities and who have the relevant qualifications are expressly invited to apply.

Organisational Unit

The Institute of Technical Informatics offers research and education on modern networked embedded real-time systems including software, hardware, and networking aspects. These systems form an integral part of the modern society and can be found in cars, factories, plants, buildings, or homes. Research at the institute therefore focusses on making these systems more reliable, real-time enabled, safe, secure, and efficient.

About us

Graz University of Technology is the longest-established university of technology in Austria. Here, successful teams of students, talented up-and-coming scientists, ambitious researchers and a lively start-up scene enjoy an inspirational environment as well as access to top-quality equipment. And all this in one of the most innovative and livable regions in Europe. TU Graz offers an inspiring working environment with outstanding infrastructure and service-oriented university management.


Graz University of Technology 
Dean of the Faculty of Electrical and Information Engineering 
Univ.-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.techn. Wolfgang Bösch, MBA 
Inffeldgasse 18/EG 
8010 Graz

Please direct any questions regarding the job opening to

Prof. Dr. Marcel Baunach 
Institute of Technical Informatics

Institute Website

Job details

University Assistant / PhD Position (m/f/x) in the field of Dependable Embedded Systems
Rechbauerstraße 12 Graz, Austria
Application deadline
2023-12-19 23:59 (Europe/Vienna)
2023-12-19 23:59 (CET)
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