Research Associate/PhD Position in Systems Engineering

Dresden (DE)
03 Aug 2017
End of advertisement period
19 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

At the Faculty of Business and Economics the Chair of Business Informatics, esp. Systems Engineering offers the following 3 fixed-term positions (The period of employment is governed by the Fixed Term Research Contracts Act [Wissenschaftszeitvertragsgesetz - WissZeitVG].) starting at the earliest possible date. The positions aim at obtaining further academic qualification (e.g. PhD). Subject to personal qualification employees are remunerated according to salary group E 13 TV-L. Through the provision of third-party funding, these positions can become full-time positions.

  1. limited for 3 years, which entails 25% of the fulltime weekly hours
  2. initially limited for 3 years with the possibility of extension, which entails 50% of the fulltime weekly hours 
  3. initially limited for 3 years with the possibility of extension, which entails 25% of the fulltime weekly hours 

Research Associate/PhD Position in Systems Engineering
Tasks: contributions to teaching and research activities of the chair; theoretical and empirical studies; involvement in academic self-government; participation in international conferences and giving presentations in German and English; contributions to externally funded research and development projects.

Requirements: good university degree (diploma, M.Sc.) in Business Informatics, Business and Engineering, Information Technologies or Business and Economics with an emphasis on Business Informatics; interest in teaching; good analytical skills; very good English skills; ability to work independently and in a team; above- average analytical and conceptual skills in one or more of the following fields: analysis and design methods of system development, business process modeling, process management, hospital management, controlling, programming languages, CASE-tools.
Applications from women are particularly welcome. The same applies to people with disabilities.

Please send in your comprehensive application including all documents until 19.09.2017 (stamped arrival date of the university central mail service applies) preferably in an electronically signed and encrypted form as a PDF document by e-mail to: or to: TU Dresden, Fakultät Wirtschaftswissen-schaften, Professur für Wirtschaftsinformatik, insbesondere Systementwicklung, Herrn Prof. Dr. Esswein, 01062 Dresden. 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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