Research Associate (m/f/x)

Dresden, Sachsen (DE)
10 May 2022
End of advertisement period
31 May 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

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

Research Associate (m/f/x)
(subject to personal qualification, employees are remunerated according to salary group E 13 TV-L)

starting as soon as possible. The position is within the research projects KEEN – “AI incubator labs in the process industry” and limited until March 31, 2023. 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.


  • development of a AI-based expert system for chemical industrial plants
  • development of an information model for description metadata of process values in modular automation
  • coordination of research results with project partners from industry and academia
  • publication of research results at international conferences and in recognized scientific journals.


  • above average university degree in the field of computer science, information systems engineering, electrical engineering, process informatics or related fields
  • good programming skills in common languages (e.g. Python)
  • solid knowledge in information modeling (e.g. UML, RDF)
  • independent, goal- and solution-oriented way of working
  • fluent English and German, both written and spoken
  • experience with Linked Data concepts beneficial.

Do you enjoy new challenges and want to actively influence the trends in the automation industry for the next years and decades? Are you looking for new challenges 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 shape the future of to actively participate in shaping the process industry. 

Further information on the Chair of Process Control Systems can be found on

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

Please submit your comprehensive application including the usual documents by May 31, 2022 (stamped arrival date of the university central mail service applies), preferably via the TU Dresden SecureMail Portal by sending it as a single pdf document with the title “KEEN_Application, [your name]” to or to: TU Dresden, Fakultät Elektrotechnik und Informationstechnik, Institut für Automatisierungstechnik, Professur für Prozessleittechnik, z. Hd. Frau Christin Haupt, Helmholtzstr. 10, 01069 Dresden, Germany. 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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