Research Assist­ant in Design and Oper­a­tion of Mari­time Sys­tems

Technical University Berlin Insti­tute of Land and Sea Trans­port Sys­tems

Tech­ni­sche Uni­ver­sität Ber­lin - Fac­ulty V - Insti­tute of Land and Sea Trans­port Sys­tems / Design and Oper­a­tion of Mari­time Sys­tems

Research assist­ant - salary grade E13 TV-L Ber­liner Hoch­schu­len

under the reserve that funds are gran­ted
part-time employ­ment may be pos­sible

Work­ing field:

Par­ti­cip­a­tion in the joint research pro­ject “Autonom SOW II” in the field of autonom­ous inland nav­ig­a­tion
  • Con­cep­tion, design, setup and launch of a sensor sys­tem for envir­on­mental data log­ging on ships
  • Plan and carry out spe­cific meas­ur­ing runs and long time data log­ging
  • Auto­mated data pro­cessing, eval­u­ation and visu­al­iz­a­tion
  • Doc­u­ment, report and pub­li­cize research res­ults


  • Suc­cess­fully com­pleted uni­versity degree (Dip­lom, Maser or equi­val­ent) in Naval Archi­tec­ture and Ocean Engin­eer­ing; altern­at­ively in Mech­an­ical Engin­eer­ing, Auto­mot­ive Engin­eer­ing, Elec­trical Engin­eer­ing, Auto­ma­tion/Con­trol Tech­no­logy or sim­ilar with advanced know­ledge in Naval Archi­tec­ture/Inland Nav­ig­a­tion/Autonom­ous Driv­ing
  • Flu­ent verbal and writ­ten com­mand of the Ger­man lan­guage

  • Know­ledge in test­ing/meas­ure­ment tech­no­logy, meas­ure­ment data pro­cessing, digital pat­tern recog­ni­tion, machine learn­ing
  • Know­ledge in the fields of autonom­ous driv­ing
  • Know­ledge in the field of ship hydro­dynam­ics
  • Capa­city for team­work, a high degree of engage­ment, flex­ib­il­ity, an eco­nomic way of think­ing, the cap­ab­il­ity to doc­u­ment and present com­plex facts and cir­cum­stances
  • good com­mand of the Eng­lish lan­guage

How to ap­ply:

Please send your applic­a­tion with the ref­er­ence num­ber and the usual doc­u­ments by email to Prof. Dr. Hol­bach (

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To ensure equal oppor­tun­it­ies between women and men, applic­a­tions by women with the required qual­i­fic­a­tions are expli­citly desired. Qual­i­fied indi­vidu­als with dis­ab­il­it­ies will be favored. The TU Ber­lin val­ues the diversity of its mem­bers and is com­mit­ted to the goals of equal oppor­tun­it­ies.

Tech­nis­che Uni­versität Ber­lin - Der Präsid­ent - Fak­ultät V, Insti­tut für Land- und Seeverkehr, FG Entwurf und Betrieb Mari­timer Systeme, Prof. Dr. Hol­bach, Sekr. SG6, Salzufer 17-19, 10587 Ber­lin
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ID: 84355

Num. of em­ploy­ees:
ca. 8300
  • Charlottenburg, Berlin (Berlin, Germany)
  • gradu­ate pos­i­tion
  • research assist­ant
Cat­egory (TU Ber­lin):
  • Research assist­ant without teach­ing oblig­a­tion
lim­ited until 31/10/2023
full-time, part-time employment may be possible
Start­ing date (earli­est):
Salary grade E13
  • research
  • en­gin­eer­ing
Field of stud­ies:
naval architecture and ocean engineering,
  • en­gin­eer­ing
Level of edu­c­a­tion:
Master, Diplom or equivalent
Lan­guage skills:
  • German (fluently written and spoken)
  • English (good knowledge of language)

Make an Ap­plic­a­tion

Clos­ing date:
Re­ference num­ber:
By mail:
Technische Universität Berlin
- Der Präsident -
Fakultät V, Institut für Land- und Seeverkehr, FG Entwurf und Betrieb Maritimer Systeme, Prof. Dr. Holbach, Sekr. SG6, Salzufer 17-19, 10587 Berlin
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