Offer 76 out of 77 from 07/07/23, 11:19


Tech­ni­sche Uni­ver­sität Ber­lin - Faculty III - Institute of Envir­on­men­tal Sci­ence and Tech­no­logy / Cir­cu­lar Eco­nomy and Recyc­ling Tech­no­logy

Research Assistant with permanent duties (PostDoc)- salary grade E13 TV-L Berliner Hochschulen

part-time employment may be possible

Working field:

Enhancing research in the field of data-based methods in the circular economy with, e.g., the following applications:
  • Methods for the characterization and quality assurance of secondary raw materials with modern techniques (such as sensor-based real-time analysis and spectroscopic methods)
  • Process development and optimization for the recovery of strategic and critical raw materials, metals, plastics, or nutrient
  • Process development and optimization for the recycling of products (especially packaging, batteries, end-of-life vehicles, waste from electrical equipment, buildings, and building components)
  • Assessment methods in the circular economy (such as recyclability and circularity indicators)

Teaching courses of currently 8 h per week in English and German language in the fields of:
  • Data Sciences for Environmental Sciences,
  • recycling processes,
  • good scientific practice,
  • project-based teaching in the research area
  • Establishment of new, independent research areas from the acquisition of third-party funds to publication
  • Leading teams
  • Tasks in teaching administration, safety, and chair administration incl. software tools


  • Completion of a relevant doctoral degree in natural science or engineering in the field of recycling and circular economy
  • Experience relevant to the field of research (see above), supported by a meaningful CV and list of publications documenting professional involvement in circular economy and recycling technology
  • Proof of teaching experience and didactic skills
  • Excellent level of written and spoken English is required. Knowledge of German and willingness to learn German as a teaching language is expected.
  • The ability to build successful relationships with other research institutions and partners in politics, local government, and/or industry, domestic and abroad, is mandatory and must be plausibly demonstrated in the curriculum vitae.
  • Knowledge of personnel management and project management
  • in addition, a high degree of organizational and communication skills; ability to work in a team; high flexibility, ability to work under pressure and to act independently and on one's responsibility

How to apply:

Please send your application with the reference number and the usual documents (combined in a single pdf file, max. 5 MB) by email to Prof. Dr. Vera Susanne Rotter (

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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 - Die Präsidentin - Fakultät III, Institut für Technischen Umweltschutz, Prof. Dr. Vera Susanne Rotter, Sekr. Z2, Straße des 17. Juni 135, 10623 Berlin