Offer 195 out of 539 from 17/11/23, 10:42


Tech­ni­sche Uni­ver­sität Ber­lin - Faculty III - Institute of Materials Science and Technologies / Department of Ceramic Materials

Technische Universität Berlin offers an open position:

Research Assistent - salary grade 13 TV-L Berliner Hochschulen - 2nd qual­i­fic­a­tion period (Habil­it­a­tion)

Part time employment may be possible

Working field:

We are looking for a person with in-depth knowledge in powder technology, technical ceramics and powder-based additive manufacturing. The selected candidate will conduct innovative scientific research by deepening and complementing the already ongoing research and teaching activities of the Chair. Ability to conduct independent research and teaching is required. It is strongly encouraged and expected that the selected applicant will pursue further qualifications (e.g., Habilitation, ERC application, Emmy-Noether application or similar).

Tasks include:

  • Independent conceptualization, application and coordination of research proposals.
  • Independent conceptualization, organization, supervision and implementation of courses in the department
  • Initiation, development and coordination of cooperation with research institutions and companies
  • Supervision of students and doctoral candidates
  • Coordination and supervision of research projects and research cooperations
  • Scientific publications


  • Successfully completed scientific university studies with a doctorate in materials science, materials engineering, chemistry, physics or a related discipline; the date of the doctoral examination (the debate) should be at least two years, but not more than four years, before the deadline
  • An exceptional understanding of classical as well as technical ceramic materials and their potentials
  • Extensive experience in wet processing of ceramic raw materials
  • In-depth expertise in the fields of powder technology of technical ceramics and powder-based additive manufacturing, demonstrated by scientific publications/project proposals
  • Extensive experience in the analysis of particle and powder properties, in particular, the flow and packing behavior of powders
  • Demonstrated excellence in scientific research and method development as evidenced by several publications in the relevant fields
  • International experience
  • Individual researcher profile and willingness to apply for and establish their research group in the future.
  • Proven ability and experience to collaborate and communicate effectively with research institutions and companies
  • Proven experience in designing, organizing, supervising and conducting courses in German and English, especially lectures and laboratory practicals in Additive Manufacturing
  • Proven experience in professional supervision of students and doctoral candidates
  • sufficient language proficiency to teach in German and/or English is required; willingness to learn either English or German is expected
  • Proven ability to work independently and as part of a team

How to apply:

Please send your application exclusively by e-mail to, quoting the reference number. The application documents (merged in a SINGLE PDF document, max 10 MB) must contain (1) a cover letter (max 1 page), (2) curriculum vitae (max two pages), (3) certificates (university degree, doctorate), (4) copy of the dissertation (or access to it via cloud/library), (5) proof of teaching experience with evaluations and (6) a statement (max. five pages). In your statement (no. 6), you must demonstrate how you meet the above qualifications (required and desirable) (e.g., through theses, professional and private projects, publications, links to platforms such as GitHub or similar).

By submitting your application via email you consent to having your data electronically processed and saved. Please note that we do not provide a guarantee for the protection of your personal data when submitted as unprotected file. Please find our data protection notice acc. DSGVO (General Data Protection Regulation) at the TU staff department homepage:

To ensure equal opportunities between women and men, applications by women with the required qualifications are explicitly desired. Qualified individuals with disabilities will be favored. The TU Berlin values the diversity of its members and is committed to the goals of equal opportunities.

Employment position: Faculty III, Institute of Materials Science and Technology, Department of Ceramic Materials
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