Rese­arch Assist­ant in Flight Guid­ance and Air Trans­port
Technical University Berlin Insti­tute of Aero­naut­ics and Astro­naut­ics

Tech­ni­sche Uni­ver­sität Ber­lin - Fac­ulty V - Insti­tute of Aero­naut­ics and Astro­naut­ics / Chair of Flight Guid­ance & Air Trans­port

Rese­arch assist­ant (Post­Doc) - salary grade E13 TV-L Ber­liner Hoch­schu­len - 2nd qual­i­fic­a­tion period (Habil­it­a­tion)

part-time employ­ment may be pos­sible

Work­ing field:

  • col­lab­or­a­tion with and sup­port for the head of the chair in area of rese­arch and teach­ing
  • sup­port in the devel­op­ment and imple­ment­a­tion of new cour­ses in the field of flight guid­ance, air traf­fic, nav­ig­a­tion and unman­ned sys­tems
  • Inde­pend­ent super­vi­sion of bach­elor (B.Sc.) and mas­ter (M.Sc.) the­ses and sup­port of doc­toral stu­dents
  • inde­pend­ent teach­ing tasks in the areas: unman­ned sys­tems, air traf­fic, flight guid­ance, nav­ig­a­tion and sen­sor tech­no­logy
  • inde­pend­ent rese­arch in the field of unman­ned sys­tems, nav­ig­a­tion and flight guid­ance
  • acquis­i­tion of natio­nal and inter­na­tio­nal (e.g. European) third-party fund­ing pro­jects
  • pub­lic­a­tion of rese­arch res­ults in journ­als and at con­fer­ences
  • col­lab­or­a­tion in admin­is­trat­ive tasks in the spe­cial­ist field
  • will­ing­ness to pre­pare a habil­it­a­tion


  • suc­cess­fully com­ple­ted sci­ent­i­fic uni­ver­sity stud­ies (Mas­ter, Dip­loma or equi­val­ent) in aero­space engin­eer­ing, elec­tri­cal engin­eer­ing or com­par­able with focus on flight guid­ance, nav­ig­a­tion, unman­ned air­craft sys­tems or other rela­ted fields
  • suc­cess­fully com­ple­ted doc­tor­ate in area of aero­space engin­eer­ing, elec­tri­cal engin­eer­ing, soft­ware devel­op­ment, or unman­ned sys­tems
  • very good pro­gram­ming skills and soft­ware know­ledge (e.g. C, C++, Python, Mat­lab)
  • rese­arch exper­i­ence in the area of flight guid­ance and nav­ig­a­tion (e.g. GNSS, laser-based, vis­ion-based, beacon-based) and for aer­ial vehi­cles includ­ing UAS
  • exper­i­ence with the oper­a­tion, con­struc­tion or modi­fic­a­tion of UAS and the integ­ra­tion of sen­sors (e.g. laser-scan­ners, GNSS, mon­ocu­lar, ste­reo cam­eras, radar) onboard the UAS
  • exper­i­ence with Linux and/or real-time oper­at­ing sys­tems
  • teach­ing exper­i­ence in the field of flight guid­ance, avion­ics, nav­ig­a­tion, unman­ned sys­tems
  • com­mu­nic­a­tion skills and exper­i­ence in team­work
  • suf­fi­cient lan­guage pro­fi­ciency to teach clas­ses in both Ger­man and Eng­lish is expec­ted
Desi­red com­pet­en­cies:
  • cre­at­ive ideas for the devel­op­ment of new rese­arch areas and pro­jects, inde­pend­ent super­vi­sion of pro­jects
  • very good pre­sent­a­tion skills

How to ap­ply:

Please send your writ­ten applic­a­tion with the ref­er­ence num­ber and the usual doc­u­ments to Tech­nis­che Uni­versität Ber­lin - Der Präsid­ent - Fakultät V, Institut für Luft- und Raumfahrt, Prof. Dr. Uijt de Haag, Sekr. F3, Marchstraße 14, 10587 Berlin or by e-mail to

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.

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ID: 80357

Num. of em­ploy­ees:
ca. 8300
  • Charlottenburg, Berlin (Berlin, Germany)
  • gradu­ate pos­i­tion
  • research assist­ant
Cat­egory (TU Ber­lin):
  • PostDoc
for max. 5 years
full-time; part-time employment may be possible
Start­ing date (earli­est):
At the earli­est poss­ible
Salary grade E13
  • research
  • en­gin­eer­ing
  • teach­ing
Field of stud­ies:
aerospace engineering, electrical engineering or comparable,
  • en­gin­eer­ing
Level of edu­c­a­tion:
Diplom, Master or equivalent and Promotion
Lan­guage skills:
  • English (good knowledge of language)
  • German (good knowledge of language)

Make an Ap­plic­a­tion

Clos­ing date:
Re­ference num­ber:
By mail:
Technische Universität Berlin
- Der Präsident -
Fakultät V, Institut für Luft- und Raumfahrt, Prof. Dr. Uijt de Haag, Sekr. F3, Marchstraße 14, 10587 Berlin
By e-mail:

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