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

3 positions - Research Assistant - salary grade E13 TV-L Berliner Hochschulen

part-time employment may be possible

Working field:

  • Collaboration in current research projects of the department, possibly including laboratory and/or cleanroom work (support to development of new processes)
  • Research within the ERC project ELEPHANT and 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
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Strong motivation and independence
  • Good knowledge of English required
  • Good knowledge of German preferable or willingness to learn the language skills missing in each case

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.. using Keysight ADS, Cadence, or similar) and testing

How to apply:

Please send your written application with the reference nummer 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.
Your application should include the following documents:
  • one-page motivation letter, stating why you want to apply for this position and to join the group
  • detailed CV (resume) with a publication list
  • academic transcript of B.Sc. and M.Sc. education
  • details and contact of at least two academic referees that know you well

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.