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Tech­ni­sche Uni­ver­si­tät Dres­den - Fac­ulty of Elec­trical and Com­puter Engin­eer­ing - Insti­tute of Auto­ma­tion - Chair of Pro­cess Con­trol Sys­tems

The TU Dres­den is one of ele­ven Ger­man uni­ver­si­ties that were iden­ti­fied as an “excel­lence uni­ver­sity”. TUD has about 36.500 stu­dents and almost 5319 employees, 507 pro­fes­sors among them, and, thus, is the lar­gest uni­ver­sity in Sax­ony, today.

Having been com­mit­ted to sci­en­ces and the engi­nee­ring before the reuni­fi­ca­tion of Ger­many, TU Dres­den now is a multi-disci­pline uni­ver­sity, also offe­ring huma­nities and social sci­en­ces as well as medi­cine.

Research Asso­ci­ate (m/f/x)

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.

Working field:

  • 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

How to apply:

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.

Ref­er­ence to data pro­tec­tion: Your data pro­tec­tion rights, the pur­pose for which your data will be pro­cessed, as well as fur­ther inform­a­tion about data pro­tec­tion is avail­able to you on the web­site: