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Tech­ni­sche Uni­ver­si­tät Dres­den - Faculty of Mecha­ni­cal Sci­ence and Engi­nee­ring, Insti­tute of Power Engi­nee­ring, Chair of Ima­ging Tech­ni­ques in Energy and Pro­cess Engi­nee­ring

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 / PhD Stu­dent
in the field of muon detec­tor deve­lop­ment

(sub­ject to per­so­nal qua­li­fi­ca­tion employees are remu­ne­ra­ted accord­ing to salary group E 13 TV-L)
The posi­tion is star­ting 01.04.2020, sub­ject to resour­ces being avail­able. The posi­tion is limi­ted until 31.03.2023. The period of employ­ment is gover­ned by the Fixed Term Rese­arch Con­tracts Act (Wis­sen­schafts­zeit­ver­trags­ge­setz-WissZeitVG). The posi­tion offers the chance to obtain fur­ther aca­de­mic qua­li­fi­ca­tion (e.g. PhD). Balan­cing family and career is an important issue. The post is basi­cally sui­ta­ble for can­di­da­tes see­king part-time employ­ment.

Work­ing field:

Deve­lop­ment of large-area detec­tors for cos­mic muons. In more detail, the fol­lo­wing objec­tives should be pur­sued:
  • com­pa­ra­tive ana­ly­sis of dif­fe­rent con­cepts for drift cham­ber detec­tors
  • deve­lop­ment of new com­pact and robust detec­tor designs
  • simu­la­tion of radia­tion inter­ac­tion and charge trans­port in detec­tors
  • deve­lop­ment of dedi­ca­ted multi-chan­nel data pro­ces­sing elec­tro­nics
  • assem­bly and test of detec­tors and con­duc­tion of expe­ri­ments.


very good uni­ver­sity degree (diploma, mas­ter degree) pre­fer­a­bly in phy­sics or elec­tro­nics engi­nee­ring; know­ledge of radia­tion detec­tor tech­no­logy as well as par­ti­cle trans­port simu­la­ti­ons is bene­fi­cial.

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 by 28.02.2020 (stam­ped arri­val date of the uni­ver­sity cen­tral mail ser­vice app­lies) by mail to: TU Dres­den, Fakul­tät Maschi­nen­we­sen, Insti­tut für Ener­gie­tech­nik, Pro­fes­sur für Bild­ge­bende Mess­ver­fah­ren für die Ener­gie- und Ver­fah­rens­tech­nik, Herrn Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Uwe Ham­pel, Helm­holtz­str. 10, 01069 Dres­den or via the TU Dres­den Secu­re­Mail Por­tal by sen­ding it 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.

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: