Jobs @ Connected Mobility

At present, we have the following job openings.  As our working language in the research group is English, we post our open positions in English, unless the project context of the position requires command on the German language.

Post-doc position: Mobile Networked Systems

At the Chair of Connected Mobility, we explore fundamental research directions for distributed systems to support mobile users and their manifold devices. This specifically includes flavors of mobile computing, edge computing, and in-network computing (the boundaries of which are fuzzy anyway). Our focus is on system design, virtualization and security mechanisms for executing applications, managing resource utilization and orchestration, along with networking-related aspects (such as enabling network, transport and application layer protocols). We emphasize decentralized systems and privacy protection and isolation by-design. We envisage diverse application contexts, ranging from pervasive services for mobile users to automated vehicles to remotely controlled drones to IoT in industrial, office, and home settings. We carry out extensive measurements and modeling to provide foundations for our design choices and derive real-world inspiration from close industry collaboration and Internet standardization to which we also contribute.

The position benefits from two related 6G projects – 6G FutureLab Bavaria and 6G Life – in which we are exploring different facets of edge computing for the future 6G network architecture.

Further details of the opening

Contact: Prof. Jörg Ott <>

PhD position: Multipath transport with real-time capabilities for 6G (4 years)

This research topic is in the intersection of protocol and system design to support time-bounded access of mobile devices (including smartphones, vehicles, UAVs, industrial robots) to network-based services, likely at the edge. Such devices may use multiple networks in parallel (e.g. 4G/5G/6G, WiFi, D2D mesh, satellite, etc.) to access "their" service instance for different interaction patterns (one-shot, continuous, on/off). The goal is modeling different application classes and their specific demands one the one hand and the observed and predicted link/path properties on the other (at different geographic and time scales) and devising transport layer mechanisms that support the timely interaction between the mobiles and their service instances. This may extend to adjusting applications and reallocating service instances on the fly to cope with demands and constraints along with dynamic changes in the network. The resulting design shall be able use the available resources (paths) to satisfy the user demands within the defined time-bounds. This thesis project will be carried out in close collaboration with PhD students working on network and edge resource allocations and real-time transport protocols for media delivery.

Further details of the opening.

Contact: Prof. Jörg Ott <>