Research Associate at the Institute of Automation

Dresden, Sachsen (DE)
according to salary group E 13 TV-L
24 Sep 2020
End of advertisement period
23 Dec 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

At TU Dresden, Faculty of Electrical and Computer Engineering, the Institute of Automation, Chair of Process Control Systems offers a position as

Research Associate

(Subject to personal qualification employees are remunerated according to salary group E 13 TV-L)

starting 01.01.2021. The position is limited for a year with the possibility to extend if suitable. 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.

You enjoy new challenges and want to actively influence the trends in the automation industry for the next years and decades? Are you a creative mind for whom there are no limits? You enjoy solving complex problems in the field of information modeling for industry 4.0? Then the team of the Chair of Process Control Systems offers you exactly the right opportunity. With us, you can get involved in a creative way in a prosperous and dynamic interdisciplinary research environment and actively shape the future of the process industry.

Tasks: The focus of your task is the formal modelling and transformation of information models for the description of recipes to be used in laboratory environments and complex modular process plants. In addition, you will be responsible for the design and implementation of support systems for information enrichment and recipe processing. The research results will be coordinated with the project partners from industry and science and published at international conferences and in recognised scientific journals.

Requirements: above average university degree in the field of computer science, information systems engineering, electrical engineering, process informatics or related fields. You should have an enthusiasm for new challenges in computer science aspect related to industry. This requires solid knowledge of describing information models and interaction with those. As well as very good programming skills in common languages. Object-oriented programming concepts should not be foreign. An independent, goal- and solution-oriented way of working and inter- and multidisciplinary thinking as well as a confident command of the English and German language in spoken and written. Experience in process engineering is desirable.

Further information on the Chair of Process Control Systems is available at:

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

Please submit your comprehensive application including the usual documents by 20.10.2020 (stamped arrival date of the university central mail service applies) by mail to: TU Dresden, Fakultät Elektrotechnik und Informationstechnik, Institut für Automatisierungstechnik, Professur für Prozessleittechnik, z. Hdn. Herrn Julian Rahm, 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.

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