Rese­arch Assist­ant in Inter­net Meas­ure­ment and Ana­lysis

Technical University Berlin Insti­tute of Tele­com­mu­nic­a­tion Sys­tems

Tech­ni­sche Uni­ver­sität Ber­lin - Fac­ulty IV - Insti­tute of Tele­com­mu­nic­a­tion Sys­tems / Inter­net Meas­ure­ment and Ana­lysis (IMA)

Rese­arch Assist­ant (Post­Doc) - salary grade E 13 TV-L Ber­liner Hoch­schu­len

part-time employ­ment may be pos­sible

Rese­arch fun­ded by the ERC grant Res­ol­u­tio­Net pro­ject - Resolv­ing the Tussle in the Inter­net: Map­ping, Archi­tec­ture, and Policy Mak­ing ( at Inter­net Meas­ure­ment and Ana­lysis (IMA,

Work­ing field:

The Post­Doc will do advan­ced rese­arch in the areas of Inter­net Meas­ure­ment and Inter­net Sys­tems. Work­ing lan­guage is Eng­lish.
  • Col­lec­tion and ana­lysis of large-scale Inter­net/Web data­sets
  • Rese­arch on secur­ity and pri­vacy issues of net­worked sys­tems and the Inter­net
  • Col­lab­or­a­tion with some of the best rese­arch groups in aca­demia and the Inter­net R&D indus­try in Europe and the US
  • Dis­sem­in­a­tion/pub­lic­a­tion of the rese­arch res­ults at the most com­pet­it­ive inter­na­tio­nal con­fer­ences in the area of Inter­net rese­arch


  • Suc­cess­fully com­ple­ted uni­ver­sity degree (Mas­ter, Dip­lom or equi­val­ent) and PhD in Com­puter Sci­ence or a clo­sely rela­ted field by the time of appoint­ment is requi­red.
  • A strong back­ground in col­lect­ing and ana­lyz­ing large-scale net­work Inter­net/Web data­sets and/or build­ing net­work sys­tems in the Inter­net is requi­red
  • Can­did­ates must have already dri­ven a (full paper) pub­lic­a­tion that is accep­ted to at least one of the fol­low­ing con­fer­ences: IMC, SIG­COMM, NSDI, CoN­EXT, NDSS, USE­NIX Secur­ity, The Web Con­fer­ence (WWW), PAM.
  • Advan­ced exper­i­ence in Python and net­work pro­to­cols, e.g., DNS, BGP, HTTPS is requi­red
  • Exper­i­ence with data-intens­ive archi­tec­tures like Hadoop and Spark is a plus.
  • Excel­lent oral and writ­ten skills in Eng­lish are requi­red; will­ing­ness to learn Ger­man.

How to ap­ply:

Please send your app­lic­a­tion with the ref­er­ence num­ber and the usual doc­u­ments ( (1) Cover let­ter, (2) a Cur­ricu­lum Vitae with a list of pub­lic­a­tions) only by e-mail to as well as to

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Tech­nis­che Uni­ver­si­tät Ber­lin - Der Prä­sid­ent - Fak­ultät IV,
Insti­tut für Tele­kom­munika­tions­sys­teme, FG Inter­net Meas­ure­ment and Ana­lysis,
Prof. Dr. Geor­gios Sma­rag­da­kis, Sekr. MAR 4-4, March­str. 23, 10587 Ber­lin.
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ID: 84840

Num. of em­ploy­ees:
ca. 8300
  • Charlottenburg, Berlin (Berlin, Germany)
  • gradu­ate pos­i­tion
  • research assist­ant
Cat­egory (TU Ber­lin):
  • Research assist­ant without teach­ing oblig­a­tion
  • PostDoc
lim­ited until 31/01/2022
full-time, part-time employment may be possible
Start­ing date (earli­est):
At the earli­est poss­ible
Salary grade E13
  • research
  • com­puter sci­ences
Field of stud­ies:
  • com­puter sci­ence
Level of edu­c­a­tion:
Master, Diplom or equivalent and PhD
Work­ing lan­guage:
  • English
Lan­guage skills:
  • English (fluently written and spoken)

Make an Ap­plic­a­tion

Clos­ing date:
Re­ference num­ber:
By mail:
Technische Universität Berlin
- Der Präsident -
Fakultät IV, Institut für Telekommunikationssysteme, FG Internet Measurement and Analysis, Prof. Dr. Georgios Smaragdakis, Sekr. MAR 4-4, Marchstr. 23, 10587 Berlin
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