Angebot 86 von 207 vom 20.11.2022, 00:00


Tech­ni­sche Uni­ver­si­tät Dres­den - Fac­ulty of Elec­trical and Com­puter Engin­eer­ing, Insti­tute for Solid State Elec­tron­ics, Chair of Coat­ing Tech­no­lo­gies in Elec­tron­ics

Tech­nis­che Uni­versität Dresden (TUD), as a Uni­versity of Excel­lence, is one of the lead­ing and most dynamic research insti­tu­tions in the coun­try. Foun­ded in 1828, today it is a glob­ally ori­ented, region­ally anchored top uni­versity as it focuses on the grand chal­lenges of the 21st cen­tury. lt devel­ops innov­at­ive solu­tions for the world's most press­ing issues. In research and aca­demic pro­grams, the uni­versity unites the nat­ural and engin­eer­ing sci­ences with the human­it­ies, social sci­ences and medi­cine. This wide range of dis­cip­lines is a spe­cial fea­ture, facil­it­at­ing inter­dis­cip­lin­ar­ity and trans­fer of sci­ence to soci­ety. As a mod­ern employer, it offers attract­ive work­ing con­di­tions to all employ­ees in teach­ing, research, tech­no­logy and admin­is­tra­tion. The goal is to pro­mote and develop their indi­vidual abil­it­ies while empower­ing every­one to reach their full poten­tial. TUD embod­ies a uni­versity cul­ture that is char­ac­ter­ized by cos­mo­pol­it­an­ism, mutual appre­ci­ation, thriv­ing innov­a­tion and act­ive par­ti­cip­a­tion. For TUD diversity is an essen­tial fea­ture and a qual­ity cri­terion of an excel­lent uni­versity. Accord­ingly, we wel­come all applic­ants who would like to com­mit them­selves, their achieve­ments and pro­ductiv­ity to the suc­cess of the whole insti­tu­tion.

Research Asso­ci­ate / PhD stu­dent (m/f/x)

(sub­ject to per­so­nal qua­li­fi­ca­tion employees are remu­ne­ra­ted accord­ing to salary group E 13 TV-L)

The posi­tion is star­ting as soon as pos­si­ble with 35% of the full-time wee­kly hours. It is plan­ned to increase the working time to at least 60% of the full-time wee­kly hours sub­ject to fun­ding. The posi­tion is initi­ally limi­ted to 36 mon­ths. The period of employ­ment is gover­ned by the Fixed Term Rese­arch Con­tracts Act (Wis­sen­schafts­zeit­ver­trags­ge­setz – WissZeitVG). The posi­tion aims at obtai­ning fur­ther aca­de­mic qua­li­fi­ca­tion (PhD).

Working field:

The main objec­tive of is to inves­ti­gate the fea­si­bi­lity of using magne­tron sput­te­ring to grow ternary group-III nitride nano­rods with the focus on their enhan­ced pie­zoelec­tric pro­per­ties. The work will be com­po­sed of four parts: 1) gai­ning deep under­stan­ding of sput­ter pro­cess para­me­ter space through lite­ra­ture and expe­ri­ment, 2) struc­tu­ral ana­ly­sis of the nano­rods, 3) inves­ti­ga­tion of various seed lay­ers and struc­tu­red tem­pla­tes to gain bet­ter con­trol of nano­rod dis­tri­bu­tion, and 4) par­ti­ci­pate in design and fabri­ca­tion of test struc­tures for pie­zoelec­tric, dielec­tric, and other types of cha­rac­te­ri­za­tion, rele­vant to energy har­ve­s­ting, sen­sing, and other app­li­ca­ti­ons.


  • uni­ver­sity degree (Diploma/Mas­ter), pre­fer­a­bly in Mate­rial sci­ence, Nano­tech­no­logy, Phy­sics, or other rela­ted fields;
  • strong hands-on and pro­blem-sol­ving skills; high moti­va­tion, good orga­ni­za­tio­nal skills, and an inde­pen­dent and con­sci­en­tious approach to work;
  • relia­bi­lity and a high degree of initia­tive; inte­rest in mate­rial sci­ence as well as inter­di­sci­pli­nary coope­ra­tion and good team spi­rit;
  • strong com­mu­ni­ca­tion skills inclu­ding good oral and wri­ting skills; very good Eng­lish skills and at least a basic know­ledge of Ger­man would be pre­fer­red;
  • pre­vious expe­ri­ence with magne­tron sput­te­ring or other PVD methods, nano­st­ruc­tures, struc­tu­ral ana­ly­sis, cha­rac­te­ri­za­tion of pie­zoelec­tric mate­ri­als are not a pre-requi­site but would be highly appre­cia­ted.

How to apply:

TUD stri­ves to employ more women in aca­de­mia and rese­arch. We the­re­fore expressly encou­rage women to apply. The Uni­ver­sity is a cer­ti­fied family-fri­endly uni­ver­sity and offers a Dual Career Ser­vice. We wel­come app­li­ca­ti­ons from can­di­da­tes with disa­bi­li­ties. If mul­ti­ple can­di­da­tes prove to be equally qua­li­fied, those with disa­bi­li­ties or with equi­va­lent sta­tus pur­suant to the Ger­man Social Code IX (SGB IX) will receive prio­rity for employ­ment.
Please sub­mit your com­pre­hen­sive app­li­ca­tion inclu­ding the usual docu­ments by Novem­ber 30, 2022 (stam­ped arri­val date of the uni­ver­sity cen­tral mail ser­vice app­lies) pre­fer­a­bly via the TU Dres­den Secu­re­Mail Por­tal by sen­ding it as a sin­gle pdf-docu­ment to or to: TU Dres­den, Fakul­tät Elek­tro­tech­nik und Infor­ma­ti­ons­tech­nik, Insti­tut für Fest­kör­per­elek­tro­nik, Pro­fes­sur für Beschich­tungs­tech­no­lo­gien für die Elek­tro­nik, Frau Prof. Eliza­beth von Hauff, Helm­holtz­str. 10, 01069 Dres­den, Ger­many. Please sub­mit copies only, as your app­li­ca­tion will not be retur­ned to you. Expen­ses incur­red in atten­ding inter­views can­not be reim­bur­sed.

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