Fraunhofer-Institut für Optronik, Systemtechnik und Bildauswertung IOSB

Student Scientist in Department Signatorics

POSTS ARE IMMEDIATELY AVAILABLE in the field of adaptive optics

One of over 60 Fraunhofer institutes, the Fraunhofer Institute of Optronics, System Technologies and Image Exploitation (IOSB) in Ettlingen supports research in areas such as real-time image processing, pattern recognition, and performance optimization of electro-optical systems.

Fields of operation of the department Signatorics (SIG) include the performance optimization of electro-optical systems (from the ultraviolet to the infrared spectral range) within the atmospheric environment as well as the improvement and development of signature management measures.

The expertise of the department lies within the range of warning sensor technology, signature management und environmental limitations.
  The fields of work are in particular:

  • Adaptive Optics
  • Optics of the Atmosphere
  • Signature Management
  • Evaluation of Signatures
  • Warning Sensor Technology

What we expect from you

Student and interest in adaptive optics.

What you can expect from us

          We offer paid position("Hiwi") on one of the following topics:

          - Adaptive optics,
          - Lasers,
          - Signature assessment,
          - bidirectional reflectance distribution function (BRDF) measurement,
          - Opto-mechanical design & analysis,
          - Theoretical modeling of problems in imaging and laser propagation,
          - Systems implementation, optimization and alignment,

Appointment, remuneration and social security benefits based on the public-sector collective wage agreement (TVöD). Additionally Fraunhofer may grant performance-based variable remuneration components.
In case of identical qualifications, preference will be given to severely disabled candidates.
The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft is committed to providing equal career opportunities for men and women.

Fraunhofer is Europe’s largest application-oriented research organization. Our research efforts are geared entirely to people’s needs: health, security, communication, energy and the environment. As a result, the work undertaken by our researchers and developers has a significant impact on people’s lives. We are creative. We shape technology. We design products. We improve methods and techniques. We open up new vistas.

To apply please send your CV to:

Personalstelle, Gutleuthausstraße 1, 76275 Ettlingen, Germany

or per Email to: with the reference „Praktikum Signatorik“

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Job Reference: IOSB-2017-92