PhD Student (f/m/d) Wireless Communications in a Computed Tomography Scanner

Job Description

Mode of Employment: Fixed Term 36 months

Do you want to help create the future of healthcare? Our name, Siemens Healthineers, was selected to honor our people who dedicate their energy and passion to this cause. It reflects their pioneering spirit combined with our long history of engineering in the ever-evolving healthcare industry.
We offer you a flexible and dynamic environment with opportunities to go beyond your comfort zone in order to grow personally and professionally. Sound interesting?

Then come and join our global team as PhD Student  (fm/d) to explore Wireless Communications in the area of Computed Tomography.

Choose the best place for your work – Within the scope of this position, it is possible, in consultation with your manager, to work mobile (within Germany) up to an average volume of 60% of the respective working hours.

Your tasks and responsibilities:

  • You will work in publicly funded research project jointly e.g. with TU Dresden and other academic institutions
  • You are involved in setting up a measurement system in a CT scanner
  • You will conduct measurements
  • You will create channel models
  • You will characterize the wireless channel conditions within a quickly rotating CT scanner and assess the suitability for data transfer at up to 200GBit/s

To find out more about the specific business, have a look at Computed tomography  

Your qualifications and experience:

  • You have a master's or diploma degree in electrical engineering or equivalent according e.g. to the doctoral regulations of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering at TU Dresden
  • You already have knowledge Office365 applications
  • You have initial experience in operating electronics measuring equipment and in laboratory work
  • You have experience in the evaluation of test results using e.g. Matlab or Python

Your attributes and skills:

  • You have a very good command of German and English, both written and spoken
  • You are interested in wireless communication and scientific work
  • You show interest in topics like radio systems, antennas, and high frequencies
  • Would you like to take on a new challenge? Then we look forward to receiving your application!

Our global team:

Siemens Healthineers is a leading global medical technology company. 66,000 dedicated colleagues in over 70 countries are driven to shape the future of healthcare. An estimated 5 million patients across the globe benefit every day from our innovative technologies and services in the areas of diagnostic and therapeutic imaging, laboratory diagnostics and molecular medicine, as well as digital health and enterprise services.

Our culture:

Our culture embraces different perspectives, open debate, and the will to challenge convention. Change is a constant aspect of our work. We aspire to lead the change in our industry rather than just react to it. That’s why we invite you to take on new challenges, test your ideas, and celebrate success.

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As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from individuals with disabilities.

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Siemens Healthineers Germany was awarded the Great Place to Work® certificate.

Organization: Siemens Healthineers

Company: Siemens Healthcare GmbH

Experience Level: Early Professional

Full / Part time: Part-time

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