City:  Nürnberg
Date:  Nov 17, 2022

Student Assistant for Simulation of Mobile Communications Systems for 5G/6G and beyond

The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft ( currently operates 76 institutes and research institutions throughout Germany and is the world’s leading applied research organization. Around 30 000 employees work with an annual research budget of 2.9 billion euros. 

The »Positioning in Wireless Networks« team is a leading partner for cutting-edge technologies for 5G and upcoming 6G positioning systems. Being part of the »Precise Positioning and Analytics« department, our portfolio includes standardization activities, the conceptualization of simulation, testbeds, and measurement platforms. Analytical and theoretical analysis comprise the basis of our work and are verified in our worldwide unique test center L.I.N.K.


You are interested in 5G and upcoming 6G systems?


Then join our team to work with us on new technologies!


What you will do

  • You work on simulations of different mobile communications systems
  • You implement different modules and sub-modules necessary in a digital communications system
  • You collaborate with inter-disciplinary team members working on reinforcement-learning-based solutions for the mobile radio network


What you bring to the table

  • You are currently enrolled in communications engineering, computer science or a similar study program
  • You are very interested in working on new technologies
  • You have recent background in signal processing and wireless communications
  • You have some knowledge on mobile communications systems
  • You have programming skills in Matlab (additional C/C++ and/or Python knowledge is welcome)


What you can expect

  • An open and cooperative working environment
  • Collaboration in interesting and innovative projects
  • Many opportunities to gain practical experience and attend seminars
  • Flexibility concerning your working hours 


Weekly working hours are determined by agreement. You can arrange your working days flexibly. Before exams, you can reduce your hours and during semester breaks, you can increase them. You can arrange your working days flexibly.


We value and promote the diversity of our employees' skills and therefore welcome all applications - regardless of age, gender, nationality, ethnic and social origin, religion, ideology, disability, sexual orientation and identity. Severely disabled persons are given preference in the event of equal suitability. 

With its focus on developing key technologies that are vital for the future and enabling the commercial utilization of this work by business and industry, Fraunhofer plays a central role in the innovation process. As a pioneer and catalyst for groundbreaking developments and scientific excellence, Fraunhofer helps shape society now and in the future.


Interested? Apply online now. Please include a cover letter, your CV and your latest transcripts of records (as PDF). We look forward to getting to know you!


Questions about this position can be answered by Maximilian Müller (


Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS 


Requisition Number: 20462                Application Deadline: none               Location: Nuremberg


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