[Elsnet-list] Job offer: Postdoctoral/Doctoral Research Scientists

Moeller, Sebastian Sebastian.Moeller at telekom.de
Fri Mar 31 11:48:07 CEST 2006


Deutsche Telekom, Europe's leading communications company, in collaboration with the Technical University of Berlin, has set up a new corporate research and development center Deutsche Telekom Laboratories in Germany's vibrant capital Berlin. The mission of Deutsche Telekom Laboratories is to explore and develop new information and communication technologies that lay the foundation of Deutsche Telekom's future products and services.

Deutsche Telekom Laboratories comprise an application-oriented Innovation Development Laboratory and a technology-oriented Strategic Research Laboratory. As a joint venture between a company at the cutting edge of information technology and a leading German research university, Deutsche Telekom Laboratories offer an unprecedented combination of academic freedom, practical focus, and the resources of major corporation. Deutsche Telekom Laboratories are housed on the main campus of the Technical University of Berlin with about 30,000 students and several research institutes working in various areas of information and communication technology.

Our Strategic Research Laboratory Usability is being built up from scratch, and we have several openings for highly qualified

Postdoctoral / Doctoral Research Scientists in the Broad Areas of
- Usability
- Human interface design
- Human factors
- Technology Management
- Innovation Research / Entrepreneurship
- Customer Behavior
- Business Science with focus on digital media and telecommunication

Successful applicants have recently completed or are interested in pursuing doctoral degree studies, e.g., in interface design, cognitive or applied psychology, sociology, communication sciences, business science or similar areas all with focus on digital media and telecommunication. They are enthusiastic about the unique opportunity to conduct leading-edge research
with immediate impact on the products and services of a major  telecommunication service provider. Some technical background and the willingness to work in a highly interdisciplinary team is a must.

Applications will be considered until April 14th, 2006. Outstanding candidates will be invited to interview and speak at a symposium together with other candidates on June 3rd 2006 in Berlin.

Application materials should include, in a single pdf file in this order, (a) cover letter,
(b) one-page statement of research objectives,
(c) curriculum vitae,
(d) list of publications, and
(e) contact information of at least three individuals who may serve as references.
Designers may include a portfolio as well.

Applications shall be submitted to the attention of Gesche Joost by using email. Please state the respective discipline of your application in the email header.

Gesche Joost
Deutsche Telekom Laboratories
Email: laboratories.researchscientist at telekom.de


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