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Tech­ni­sche Uni­ver­si­tät Dres­den - "Friedrich List" Fac­ulty of Trans­port and Traffic Sci­ences - Insti­tute of Traffic Telemat­ics - Chair of Traffic Pro­cess Auto­ma­tion

Die Tech­ni­sche Uni­ver­si­tät Dres­den (TUD) zählt als Exzel­lenz­uni­ver­si­tät zu den leis­tungs­stärks­ten For­schungs­ein­rich­tun­gen Deutsch­lands. 1828 gegrün­det, ist sie heute eine glo­bal bezo­gene, regio­nal ver­an­kerte Spit­zen­uni­ver­si­tät, die inno­va­tive Bei­träge zur Lösung welt­wei­ter Her­aus­for­de­run­gen leis­ten will. In For­schung und Lehre ver­eint sie Inge­nieur- und Natur­wis­sen­schaf­ten mit den Geis­tes- und Sozi­al­wis­sen­schaf­ten und der Medi­zin. Diese bun­des­weit her­aus­ra­gende Viel­falt an Fächern ermög­licht der Uni­ver­si­tät, die Inter­dis­zi­pli­na­ri­tät zu för­dern und Wis­sen­schaft in die Gesell­schaft zu tra­gen. Die TUD ver­steht sich als moderne Arbeit­ge­be­rin und will allen Beschäf­tig­ten in Lehre, For­schung, Tech­nik und Ver­wal­tung attrak­tive Arbeits­be­din­gun­gen bie­ten und so auch ihre Poten­ziale för­dern, ent­wi­ckeln und ein­bin­den. Die TUD steht für eine Uni­ver­si­täts­kul­tur, die geprägt ist von Welt­of­fen­heit, Wert­schät­zung, Inno­va­ti­ons­freude und Par­ti­zi­pa­tion.
Sie begreift Diver­si­tät als kul­tu­relle Selbst­ver­ständ­lich­keit und Qua­li­täts­kri­te­rium einer Exzel­lenz­uni­ver­si­tät. Ent­spre­chend begrü­ßen wir alle Bewer­ber:innen, die sich mit ihrer Leis­tung und Per­sön­lich­keit bei uns und mit uns für den Erfolg aller enga­gie­ren möch­ten.

Research Asso­ci­ate / Postdoc (m/f/x)

At the "Friedrich List" Fac­ulty of Trans­port and Traffic Sci­ences, Insti­tute of Traffic Telemat­ics, the Chair of Traffic Pro­cess Auto­ma­tion offers a pos­i­tion as

Research Asso­ci­ate / Postdoc (m/f/x)
(sub­ject to per­sonal qual­i­fic­a­tion, the pos­i­tion is remu­ner­ated accord­ing to salary group E 13 TV-L)

start­ing as soon as pos­sible for a dur­a­tion of three years with the pos­sib­il­ity of exten­sion after a pos­it­ive eval­u­ation. 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).

Working field:

The can­did­ate is expec­ted to take a major role in research, edu­ca­tion, and admin­is­tra­tion. The main tasks include, but are not lim­ited to:
  • sci­entific research activ­it­ies, includ­ing par­ti­cip­at­ing in research pro­jects on top­ics of traffic sys­tem dynam­ics mod­el­ling and con­trol, and in gen­eral Intel­li­gent Trans­port­a­tion Sys­tems; writ­ing sci­entific pub­lic­a­tions; present­ing research res­ults at con­fer­ences; research in con­nec­tion with own qual­i­fic­a­tion;
  • teach­ing activ­it­ies (accord­ing to DAV­OHS) under the pro­fes­sional respons­ib­il­ity of the holder of the pro­fess­or­ship, includ­ing pre­par­a­tion of teach­ing mater­i­als; con­duct­ing courses and exam­in­a­tions; super­vi­sion and assess­ment of sem­inar papers and theses; pro­fes­sional assess­ment of sem­inar papers and theses;
  • sup­port­ing the admin­is­tra­tion of the chair, e.g., pre­par­a­tion of meet­ings, con­cep­tion and applic­a­tion for research pro­jects, and pro­ject man­age­ment.


The suc­cess­ful can­did­ate should:
  • hold a uni­versity and PhD degree in trans­port­a­tion engin­eer­ing, applied math­em­at­ics, sys­tems and con­trol, oper­a­tional research, data sci­ence, robot­ics, elec­trical engin­eer­ing, or equi­val­ent;
  • be pro­fi­cient in Python/Java/C++;
  • be pro­fi­cient in writ­ten and spoken Eng­lish;
  • be pro­fi­cient in Ger­man or be com­mit­ted to mas­ter Ger­man;
  • be able to work in a team;
  • have an affin­ity for teach­ing and guid­ing stu­dents.
Exper­i­ence with pro­ject acquis­i­tion and pro­ject man­age­ment is con­sidered a plus.

What we offer:

Work­ing in a team of enthu­si­astic sci­ent­ists who work to push the bound­ar­ies of know­ledge in the field in fun­da­mental research and dis­cuss their find­ings and poten­tial applic­a­tions with industry and policy-makers. As a start­ing pack­age, you will co-super­vise two PhD research­ers with the chairholder.

How to apply:

TUD strives to employ more women in aca­demia and research. We there­fore expressly encour­age women to apply. The Uni­versity is a cer­ti­fied fam­ily-friendly uni­versity and offers a Dual Career Ser­vice. We wel­come applic­a­tions from can­did­ates with dis­ab­il­it­ies. If mul­tiple can­did­ates prove to be equally qual­i­fied, those with dis­ab­il­it­ies or with equi­val­ent status pur­su­ant to the Ger­man Social Code IX (SGB IX) will receive pri­or­ity for employ­ment.
Please sub­mit applic­a­tions con­tain­ing all doc­u­ments. The doc­u­ments must be in Eng­lish and con­tain:
  • a let­ter of motiv­a­tion for the applic­a­tion (cover let­ter);
  • cur­riculum vitae includ­ing a list of pub­lic­a­tions;
  • state­ments of teach­ing and research interests (max. 3 pages);
  • an Eng­lish sum­mary of your PhD dis­ser­ta­tion (max. 2 pages);
  • PhD degree cer­ti­fic­ate;
  • names and con­tact details of three ref­er­ences that we can con­tact.

Please sub­mit your com­pre­hens­ive applic­a­tion includ­ing the usual doc­u­ment­a­tion by Feb­ru­ary 15, 2023 (stamped arrival date of the uni­versity cent­ral mail ser­vice applies) to: TU Dresden, Fak­ultät Verkehr­swis­senschaften "Friedrich List", Insti­tut für Verkehr­stelematik, Pro­fes­sur für Verkehr­sprozes­sauto­mat­is­ier­ung, Prof. Dr. Meng Wang, Helm­holtz­str. 10, 01069 Dresden or via the Secure­Mail Portal of TU Dresden as a single pdf doc­u­ment to Please sub­mit cop­ies only, as your applic­a­tion will not be returned to you. Expenses incurred in attend­ing inter­views can­not be reim­bursed. Inter­views will start as soon as suit­able can­did­ates are iden­ti­fied.

Ref­er­ence to data pro­tec­tion: Your data pro­tec­tion rights, the pur­pose for which your data will be pro­cessed, as well as fur­ther inform­a­tion about data pro­tec­tion is avail­able to you on the web­site: