Offer 174 out of 652 from 22/06/22, 16:10


Tech­ni­sche Uni­ver­sität Ber­lin - Faculty II - Institute of Optics and Atomic Physics / Terahertz and Laser Spectroscopy

Research Assistant - 0.75 working time - salary grade E13 TV-L Berliner Hochschulen

Working field:

The research tasks are focusing on investigating different technological concepts for the realization of a compact, space prove, as much as possible chip-integrated Terahertz Time-Domain spectroscopy set-up and are part of a project within the frame of the DFG priority program „INtegrated TERahErtz sySTems Enabling Novel Functionality (INTEREST)“.
The tasks include: (i) investigations into the space readiness of key components, (ii) realization and characterization of different electro-optic concepts for the detection of Terahertz waveforms based on the principle of spectral decoding, (iii) benchmarking of different, within the frame of the project developed, Terahertz Time-Domain spectroscopy set-ups utilizing suitable planetary materials such as minerals or salts. Possibility to prepare a PhD degree.


Successfully completed university degree (Master, Diplom or equivalent) in physics or a related field; fundamental knowledge in applied optics; capability to work in an interdisciplinary, international team; first practical experiences in programming with Python or LabVIEW are of advantage. Good command of German and/or English ist required; willingness to learn either English or German is expected.

For further information please contact Prof. Dr. Michael Gensch (Tel.: +49 (0)30 314-26644, E-Mail:

How to apply:

Please send your application with the reference number and the appropriate documents (combined in a single pdf file, max 5 MB) by email to Prof. Dr. Michael Gensch (

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Technische Universität Berlin - Die Präsidentin - , Fakultät II, Institut für Optik und Atomare Physik, Prof. Dr. Michael Gensch, Sekr. ER 1-1, Hardenbergstraße 36, 10623 Berlin