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DLR is the national aeronautics and space research center of the Federal Republic of Germany. Its Institute of Communications and Navigation develops and investigates new systems and methods for radio transmission and positioning. These are widely used in broadcasting multimedia contents as well as for internet connection of airplanes and remote areas. In satellite navigation the Institute puts emphasis on the verification, support and evolution of the European Satellite Navigation System Galileo. Using latest optical technologies for synchronization, communications and ranging the institutes develops the system KEPLER – a novel generation of satellite navigation systems. Besides system development the institute is active in developing technologies for safety-critical applications, which require a reliable and robust positioning and/or timing information, and for positioning in urban canyons, indoors and other challenging environments. The institute operates several verification and analysis facilities and is engaged in relevant standardization and expert groups.

Visit our webpage at www.dlr.de/kn/en for learning more about our missions and work.

Career Opportunities:

DLR offers career opportunities for engineers, physicists and project managers. Become part of our mission, develop yourself and benefit from our know-how and expertise. Experience an innovative culture in a diverse and multicultural environment. Become a part of leading edge research and development in navigation! We have several job vacancies in the field of navigation for experienced engineers/ scientists as well as for career starters or applicants interested in a doctorate.

For further information and job vacancies please contact Prof. Dr. Michael Meurer at Michael.Meurer@dlr.de or check out DLR’s career opportunities on the DLR job portal https://www.dlr.de/dlr/jobs.

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