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Tech­ni­sche Uni­ver­sität Ber­lin - Faculty V - Insti­tute of Land and Sea Trans­port Sys­tems / Transport Systems Planning and Transport Telematics

Research Assistant - salary grade E13 TV-L Berliner Hochschulen

In the context of the BMBF-funded project "Model-supported investigation of school closures and further measures for the containment of COVID-19".

part-time employment may be possible

Work­ing field:

  • Collaboration in the MODUS-COVID research project. The central component of the research project is the simulation-based investigation of infection dynamics in an urban, regional and nationwide context. The goal is to predict the response of infection dynamics to different interventions (e.g., school closures) and subsequently evaluate the effectiveness of these interventions.
  • Assisting the department in teaching and research.
  • Collaborate with national and international partners.


  • Successfully completed university degree (Master, Diplom or equivalent) in a technical/scientific field.
  • Organizational talent, communication skills and assertiveness.
  • Clearly recognizable structured and process-oriented way of working.
  • Knowledge of using analytical software (e.g. R or Python).
  • Good German and English skills, both written and spoken.
  • Good analytical skills, ability to work in a team.
  • Interest in the topic.
  • Experience in working with agent-based models and / or epidemiological models.
  • Multidisciplinary orientation.
  • Experience with Java, versioning and shared programming infrastructures (e.g. Git) and / or larger programming projects.

An extension of the contract after the end of the project duration is intended if possible. In connection with the advertised position, the completion of a PhD is possible and explicitly desired. However, the position is also explicitly directed at interested parties who already hold a doctorate.

How to ap­ply:

Please send your application with the reference number and the usual documents (curriculum vitae, A-level exam certificates, Diplom/Master certificate and, if applicable, references) only by email combined in a single pdf file to Prof. Dr. Nagel at

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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 V, Institut für Land- und Seeverkehr, FG Verkehrssystemplanung und Verkehrstelematik, Prof. Dr. Nagel, Sekr. SG 12, Salzufer 17-19, 10587 Berlin