Offer 51 out of 83 from 17/11/21, 10:12


Tech­ni­sche Uni­ver­sität Ber­lin - Fac­ulty VI - Insti­tute of Civil Engin­eer­ing / Con­cep­tual and Struc­tural Design

Research Assistant - salary grade E 13 TV-L Berliner Hochschulen

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

As part of an EU-funded research project entitled "ASHVIN" of the Horizon 2020 Framework Programme, investigations will be carried out into the use of key performance parameters (KPIs) as a design aid. The aim of this project is to use digital twin data to enable predictive and prescriptive analytics of design and construction processes and to understand the ramifications they have on productivity, resource efficiency and safety. For the advertised position, a scientific* employee is sought for 2 years to carry out the tasks listed below.

Working field:

  • Establishment and further enrichment of a construction project database
  • Develop a set of KPIs to assess and improve the productivity, resource efficiency and safety of design options and construction processes
  • Automation and visualisation of this assessment process ("from data to decision") in the form of a prototype application software ("digital twin toolkit")
  • Integration of this toolkit into a secure, highly scalable, open-source digital twin platform


  • Successfully completed university degree (Master, Diplom or equivalent) in civil engineering
  • Experience in data science (analytics, visualization, AI)
  • Programming skills with special focus on data analysis and databases (R, Python, SQL, etc.)
  • experience in the field of structural engineering e.g. bridge design
  • very good knowledge of German and English (spoken and written) including the technical language in structural engineering
  • interest in interdisciplinary work in the fields of civil engineering and related technical sciences
  • distinct ability to work in a team
  • high degree of personal responsibility and ability to work under pressure

How to apply:

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

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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 VI, Institut für Bauingenieurwesen, FG Entwerfen und Konstruieren – Massivbau, Prof. Dr. sc. techn. Mike Schlaich, Sekr. TIB1-B2, Gustav-Meyer-Allee 25, 13355 Berlin