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Tech­ni­sche Uni­ver­si­tät Dres­den - Faculty of Mecha­ni­cal Sci­ence and Engi­nee­ring, Insti­tute of Natu­ral Mate­ri­als Tech­no­logy, Chair of Bio­pro­cess 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


(Sub­ject to per­so­nal qua­li­fi­ca­tion employees are remu­ne­ra­ted accord­ing to salary group E 13 TV-L)
The posi­tion is star­ting at June 1, 2021 for 3 years with 85 % of the full-time wee­kly hours in the field of Meta­bo­lic Engi­nee­ring, sub­ject to the avai­la­bi­lity of resour­ces. 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).

Work­ing field:

You will be invol­ved in our work in a pro­ject with inter­na­tio­nal part­ners to deve­lop bac­te­rial strains for the micro­bial pro­duc­tion of value-added che­mi­cals. Your tasks will include the opti­mi­za­tion of fer­men­ta­tion pro­to­cols in bio­reac­tors, the ana­ly­sis of pro­du­cer strains with sys­tems bio­logy methods (13C-based meta­bo­lic flux ana­ly­ses, tran­scrip­tome and meta­bo­lome ana­ly­ses) and gene­tic engi­nee­ring of pro­du­cer strains.


uni­ver­sity degree (Diploma/Mas­ter) in bio­pro­cess engi­nee­ring, bio­tech­no­logy, bio­che­mi­stry or a com­pa­ra­ble disci­pline. Prac­ti­cal expe­ri­ence in the study and deve­lop­ment of pro­duc­tion strains or opti­mi­za­tion of fer­men­ta­tion pro­ces­ses is desi­red.

How to ap­ply:

App­li­ca­ti­ons from women are par­ti­cu­larly wel­come. The same app­lies to people with disa­bi­li­ties.
Please send your app­li­ca­tion with the usual docu­ments by April 13, 2021 (stam­ped arri­val date of the uni­ver­sity cen­tral mail ser­vice app­lies) to: TU Dres­den, Fakul­tät Maschi­nen­we­sen, Insti­tut für Natur­stoff­tech­nik, Pro­fes­sur für Bio­ver­fah­rens­tech­nik, Herrn Prof. Tho­mas Walt­her, Helm­holtz­str. 10, 01069 Dres­den, Ger­many, 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: