Research Associate / PhD Student / Postdoc at the Chair of Microsystems

Dresden, Sachsen (DE)
12 Apr 2019
End of advertisement period
14 May 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

At TU Dresden, Faculty of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Institute of Semiconductors and Microsystems, the Chair of Microsystems offers, subject to resources being available, within the Group of Mesoscopic 3D Systems a position as 

Research Associate / PhD Student / Postdoc
(Subject to personal qualification employees are remunerated according to salary group E13 TV-L) 

starting at 01.09.2019. The position is limited for 36 months for PhD Students; proportionally shorter for Postdocs. The period of employment is governed § 2 (2) Fixed Term Research Contracts Act (Wissenschaftszeitvertragsgesetz - WissZeitVG). Balancing family and career is an important issue. The post is basically suitable for candidates seeking part-time employment. 


  • optical design and simulation of diffractive and plasmonically active nanostructures,
  • large-are production of corresponding nanostructures on polymeric substrates,
  • development of new production concepts in the micro- and nanometer range in cooperation with the research partner,
  • design and construction of optical measuring setups for the dynamic and static spectral analysis of microscopic objects,
  • conceptual design and evaluation of microfluidic systems,
  • regular active participation in scientific events and conferences,
  • publication of scientific results. 

Requirements: university degree in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, materials engineering, physics or chemistry; interest in obtaining further academic qualification (e.g. PhD/habilitation thesis). We are looking for an expert in the interdisciplinary field of engineering and materials science who motivationally and confidently will realize our challenging project goals in cooperation with a renowned German research institute. Together, we will realize intelligent next-generation microscopic 3D systems.   

Applications from women are particularly welcome. The same applies to people with disabilities.  

Please submit your comprehensive application including the usual documents by 14.05.2019 (stamped arrival date of the university central mail service applies) by mail to: TU Dresden, Fakultät Elektrotechnik und Informationstechnik, Institut für Halbleiter- und Mikrosystemtechnik, Professur für Mikrosystemtechnik, Herrn Dr. Robert Kirchner, Helmholtzstr. 10, 01069 Dresden or preferably 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.  

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