Offer 467 out of 473 from 13/12/22, 08:00


Tech­ni­sche Uni­ver­sität Ber­lin - Faculty IV - Institute of High-Frequency and Semiconductor System Technologies / High-Frequency Technologies

3 positions - Research Assistant - salary grade E 13 TV-L Berliner Hochschulen - 1st qualification period (PhD candidate)

part-time employment may be possible

Working field:

  • Support in the teaching and practical laboratory courses offered by the department
  • collaboration in current research projects of the department, possibly including laboratory and/or cleanroom work (support to development of new processes)
  • own research in the field under the direction of the chair


Required skills:
  • Successfully completed scientific university studies (Master, Diploma or equivalent) in electrical engineering, optics/photonics, physics or closely related areas
  • The ability to teach in German as well as in English is required
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Strong motivation and independence

Desired skills:
  • Experimental work on microwave photonics and optical communication systems
  • Experience in cleanroom nanofabrication
  • Familiarity with in numerical simulations (e.g. in Python, Octave, Matlab, or similar)
  • Experience with microwave engineering and/or antenna design, including electromagnetic simulation tools (CST Microwave Studio, HFSS, or similar)
  • Familiarity with photonic integrated circuits design, fabrication and testing, including RF/optical simulation software (e.g. CST Microwave Studio, COMSOL, Lumerical, Synopsys Optodesigner, or similar)
  • Experience in analog integrated circuits, especially in MMIC/RFIC design (e.g. using Keysight ADS, Cadence, or similar) and testing

How to apply:

Please send your written application with the usual application documents preferably by email to or by post to Technische Universität Berlin - Die Präsidentin - Fakultät IV, FG Hochfrequenztechnik/ Photonics, Prof. Dr. Maurizio Burla, Sekr. HFT 4, Einsteinufer 25, 10587 Berlin.

Applicants are strongly encouraged to discuss the position with Prof. Burla in advance, before submitting their application.

For cost reasons, application documents sent by post will not be returned. Please submit copies only.

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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.