Offer 37 out of 94 from 10/01/22, 14:02


Tech­ni­sche Uni­ver­sität Ber­lin - Faculty IV - Institute of Commercial Information Technology and Quantitative Methods / DAI Labor

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

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

The Department of Agent Technologies in Operational Applications and Telecommunications of TU Berlin is looking for a research assistant (PhD student) to participate in a research project on the development of a hybrid multi-agent system for self-controlling steel production. The core component of the envisaged solution is autonomous software agents that autonomously, collaboratively and automatically create production plans, monitor their realization and dynamically adjust them as required.

Working field:

  • Work in a research project for the development of a multi-agent system for the distributed and automated optimization of steel production processes
  • Conceptional design and development of a distributed system for autonomous and collaborative planning of production processes
  • Addressing scientific and technical challenges like distributed planning, optimization, and negotiation mechanisms
  • Further development of an existing multi-agent framework
  • Integration of components developed by different project partners
  • Cooperation with multiple project partners


  • Successfully completed university degree (Master, Diplom, or equivalent) in computer science, computer engineering, business informatics, physics, mathematics or a related field
  • Knowledge of concepts, methods, and technologies in the fields: Development of distributed systems, multi-agent systems, (distributed) optimization algorithms, planning & negotiation mechanisms
  • Good skills of abstraction, modeling, and finding creative solutions
  • Experiences in developing complex, distributed software systems
  • Very good programming skills (preferably Java); knowledge of AnyLogic would be beneficial
  • Excellent command of German and English

How to apply:

Please send your application with the reference number and the usual documents only via email (single pdf file, max. 5 MB) to

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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 IV, Institut für Wirtschaftsinformatik und Quantitative Methoden, DAI-Labor, Sekr. TEL 14, Ernst-Reuter-Platz 7, 10587 Berlin