Two Ph.D. Student Positions in "Networking in Immersive Communications"

University of Bern


October 20, 2021


Two Ph.D. Student Positions in "Networking in Immersive Communications"

We are looking for two Ph.D. students in an upcoming SNSF project on "Networking in Immersive Communications" based on augmented or virtual reality.

The project includes the investigation of concepts to improve Quality-of- Experience by advanced viewport prediction algorithms considering psychological effects.

Moreover, communication latencies have to be minimized using advanced hardware and software platforms as well as communication protocols in mobile network environments.


The ideal candidate has good understanding of networked systems, machine learning, and software engineering. We only consider excellent applications from excellent universities. You should hold a master's in computer science or related fields. Very good English (written and oral) is mandatory; knowledge of German is beneficial.

More information about our research group is available at www.

We offer

The position is available from March 1, 2022 and come with a competitive salary. The University of Bern conducts excellent research and lives up its vision that "Knowledge generates value." The city of Bern lies in the center of Switzerland and offers some of the highest quality of life worldwide.

Candidates are requested to send a short letter of motivation, their CV, Master thesis, publications, and transcripts from Bachelor and Master studies to the email address given below.

Applications must be provided in a single PDF file to by end of October 2021.