Technische Universität Berlin offers an open position:
Research Assistant - salary grade E 13 TV-L Berliner Hochschulen
part-time employment may be possible
Faculty III - Departement of Environmental Technology/ Chair of Circular Economy and Recycling Technology
III-551/16 (starting at the earliest possible / for 5 years / closing date for applications 28/10/16)
At the Chair of Circular Economy and Recycling Technology, we investigate strategies and
technologies to close material cycles in a sustainable way. We are looking for applicants that combine passion and skills
for teaching and research in this area with special focus on energy related aspects of the urban metabolism. The post holder
will work with a multidisciplinary team in national and international research projects. This includes practical experimental
work, data analysis and modeling, paper and proposal writing. Additionally, the post holder will develop and implement innovative
teaching modules in German and English in the context of resource management, urban development and energy, and supervise
BSc and MSc theses projects for the TUB study program "environmental engineering" and other international programs
in "urban development" and "urban management" as well as continued education.
As a successful candidate you should hold a university degree (Master, Diplom or equivalent)
in the field of environmental science and engineering, resource management, process, chemical, energy engineering or material
sciences. You can prove excellent knowledge of circular economy concepts and technologies and their energy related aspects as
well as competency in relevant research methods such as material characterization and analytical chemistry, material and energy
flow modeling and assessment, data management and statistical analysis. We are looking for a person with teamwork competency,
good communicational and writing skills in English and German, and high intrinsic motivation for research and teaching.
Please send your application with the reference number and the usual documents (including motivation letter, CV, and list
of publications) in a single PDF to firstname.lastname@example.org
or in writing to Technische Universität Berlin – Der Präsident –, Fakultät III, Institut für
Technischen Umweltschutz, FG Kreislaufwirtschaft und Recyclingtechnologie, Frau Prof. Dr. Rotter, Sekr. Z 2, Straße des 17.
Juni 135, 10623 Berlin
To ensure equal opportunities between women and men, applications by women with the required qualifications are explicitly desired. Qualified individuals with disabilities will be favoured.
Please send copies only. Original documents will not be returned.
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