Offer 103 out of 336 from 15/09/23, 08:48


Tech­ni­sche Uni­ver­sität Ber­lin - Faculty V - Institute for Machine Design and System Technology / Mechatronic Systems Laboratory

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

Teilzeitbeschäftigung ist ggf. möglich

Working field:

  • Design of dielectric (DE)-based basic functionalities within the collaborative DFG project Cooperative elastomeric multi-actuator platform (CALMAR) within the SSP KOMMMA
  • Modelling, design, fabrication and investigation of multilayer DE actuators
  • Combination of the DE actuators with further elastomeric actuators of the project partners to create a holistic cooperative multi-actuator platform
  • Development of a model-based multi-variable control for the holistic multi-actuator platform considering the self-sensing properties
  • Realisation, investigation and demonstration of the cooperative multi-actuator platform together with the collaborative project partners
  • Coordination and implementation of project meetings with project partners
  • Preparation and presentation of scientific publications
  • Coordination of student assistants

Further information will be provided by Prof. Dr. Maas (Tel.: +49 (0) 30 314-21177, email:


  • Successfully completed university degree (Master, Diplom or equivalent) in physical engineering, mechanical engineering, in the field of mechatronics or similar
  • Excellent knowledge and strong creativity in designing and developing micro-mechatronic systems
  • Extensive knowledge of the design of multi-variable and non-linear control systems, preferably for distributed systems
  • Experiences concerning smart materials and in particular modeling modelling of dielectric (DE) transducers desirable
  • Very good knowledge and experience in the field of analytical modeling, and numerical simulation based on multiphysics tools like COMSOL
  • Knowledge and initial experience with experimental research methods and in dealing with real-time systems such as dSPACE
  • Self-sufficiency, structured working method and initiative
  • Very good German and English proficiency in spoken and written
  • Capacity for teamwork

How to apply:

Please send your complete application with the reference number and the usual documents (combined in a single pdf file, max. 5 MB) to Prof. Dr. Maas via

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Technische Universität Berlin - Die Präsidentin - Fakultät V, Institut für Maschinenkonstruktion und Systemtechnik, FG Elektromechanische Konstruktionen, Prof. Dr. Maas, Sekr. EW 3, Hardenbergstraße 36, 10623 Berlin.