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Tech­ni­sche Uni­ver­si­tät Dres­den - Faculty of Mecha­ni­cal Sci­ence and Engi­nee­ring - Insti­tute of Mate­ri­als Sci­ence - Chair of Mate­ri­als Sci­ence and Nano­tech­no­logy

The TU Dres­den is one of ele­ven Ger­man uni­ver­si­ties that were iden­ti­fied as an “excel­lence uni­ver­sity”. TUD has about 36.500 stu­dents and almost 5319 employees, 507 pro­fes­sors among them, and, thus, is the lar­gest uni­ver­sity in Sax­ony, today.

Having been com­mit­ted to sci­en­ces and the engi­nee­ring before the reuni­fi­ca­tion of Ger­many, TU Dres­den now is a multi-disci­pline uni­ver­sity, also offe­ring huma­nities and social sci­en­ces as well as medi­cine.

Rese­arch Asso­ciate and Group Lea­der (m/f/x)


At TU Dres­den, Faculty of Mecha­ni­cal Sci­ence and Engi­nee­ring, Insti­tute of Mate­ri­als Sci­ence, Chair of Mate­ri­als Sci­ence and Nano­tech­no­logy (Prof. Dr. G. Cuni­berti) offers a posi­tion as

Rese­arch Asso­ciate and Group Lea­der (m/f/x)
(sub­ject to per­so­nal qua­li­fi­ca­tion, employees are remu­ne­ra­ted accord­ing to salary group E 14 TV-L)

in the field of Envi­ron­men­tal Nano­tech­no­logy. The posi­tion starts at the next pos­si­ble date and is limi­ted for an initial period of 3 years with the option of exten­sion to a maxi­mum of 6 years. The period of employ­ment is gover­ned by the Fixed Term Rese­arch Con­tracts Act (Wis­sen­schafts­zeit­ver­trags­ge­setz - WissZeitVG). The posi­tion aims at obtai­ning fur­ther aca­de­mic qua­li­fi­ca­tion (e.g. habi­li­ta­tion the­sis).

The sci­en­ti­fic activi­ties of the Chair of Mate­ri­als Sci­ence and Nano­tech­no­logy are con­cer­ned with the deve­lop­ment of inno­va­tive stra­te­gies for novel mate­ri­als and com­pon­ents with intrin­sic com­ple­xity on the nanos­cale. Bio­lo­gi­cal com­ple­xity pro­vi­des opti­mal approa­ches for the bot­tom-up design of novel mate­ri­als. For more infor­ma­tion about our activi­ties, please visit

Working field:

Sci­en­ti­fic rese­arch work in the field of Envi­ron­men­tal Nano­tech­no­logy in coope­ra­tion with inter­nal and exter­nal aca­de­mic and indus­trial part­ners; par­ti­ci­pa­tion in the acqui­si­tion of third-party fun­ding and in the tea­ching activi­ties of the chair.


Excel­lent uni­ver­sity degree, pre­fer­a­bly with a PhD degree in Natu­ral or Engi­nee­ring Sci­en­ces. We are loo­king for a first-class sci­en­tist with excel­lent ver­bal and writ­ten com­mu­ni­ca­tion skills in Eng­lish who wants to make a mark in sci­ence.

How to apply:

Applic­a­tions from women are par­tic­u­larly wel­come. The same applies to people with dis­ab­il­it­ies.

Please sub­mit your com­pre­hens­ive applic­a­tion includ­ing the usual doc­u­ments and a let­ter of motiv­a­tion; detailed research state­ment of approx. 2 pages, in which the sci­entific envir­on­ment at the Chair of Mater­i­als Sci­ence and Nan­o­tech­no­logy, at TU Dresden and in the sci­entific and indus­trial land­scape in Dresden is also dis­cussed; detailed CV with com­plete list of pub­lic­a­tions in the form of a ResearcherID link; at least two let­ters of recom­mend­a­tion by Janu­ary 20, 2022 (stamped arrival date of the uni­versity cent­ral mail ser­vice applies) via the TU Dresden Secure­Mail Portal by send­ing it as a single pdf doc­u­ment to with the sub­ject: "Applic­a­tion Bio­ma­ter­i­als, your_sur­name" or by mail to TU Dresden, Fak­ultät Maschinen­wesen, Insti­tut für Werkstoffwis­senschaft, Pro­fes­sur für Mater­i­al­wis­senschaft und Nan­o­tech­nik, Herrn Prof. Cuniberti, Helm­holtz­str. 10, 01069 Dresden, Ger­many. Please sub­mit cop­ies only, as your applic­a­tion will not be returned to you. Expenses incurred in attend­ing inter­views can­not be reim­bursed.

About TU Dresden
Tech­nis­che Uni­versität Dresden as a Uni­versity of Excel­lence is one of the lead­ing uni­versit­ies in Ger­many, and is ranked among the 100 most innov­at­ive uni­versit­ies world­wide. It is dis­tin­guish­ing fea­ture is a strong focus on research as well as its diver­si­fied offer more than 120 degree pro­grams in Engin­eer­ing Sci­ences, Nat­ural Sci­ences, Human­it­ies & Social Sci­ences, and Medi­cine. It pur­sues a long-term over­all devel­op­ment pro­gram aimed at mak­ing TU Dresden an inter­na­tional top uni­versity.

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