Research Associate (f/m/d) (100 %)

Research Associate (f/m/d) (100 %)

Research Associate (f/m/d) (100 %)
Research Associate (f/m/d) (100 %)
Job Type: Researcher
Application Deadline: 30/11/2020
Job Description:

Effective immediately, the Automatic Control and System Dynamics Laboratory at the Chemnitz University of Technology, offers a position as a

Research Associate (f/m/d) (100 %)
(remuneration group 13 TV-L)
limited until 31.03.2023 with the option of contract extension.

Job and project descriptions:
Your task revolves around a research project in the field of optimal control and machine learning. The research is based on preliminary works from the professorship, in which own ideas should be brought in. A particular focus is on the integration of machine learning methods into the design of controllers for nonlinear systems with uncertainties. Anticipated research results include the derivation of performance bounds of the developed optimal control methods and mathematical proofs for robust stability. Implementation of the controllers and test runs are planned in collaboration with project partners.

The project is conducted in close collaboration with other members of the professorship as well as with international academic and industrial partners. You will use your research results for scientific publications in high-ranking journals and at international conferences as well as for your own qualification. Postdocs also have the opportunity to supervise doctoral students and to establish a research group.

The research environment:
Research at the lab focuses on method-oriented basic research and the developed control methods are applied by project partners in various applications. Besides the above mentioned project, we offer a variety of other interdisciplinary projects as well as a large freedom for own research ideas and solutions. Well-equipped and new offices, laboratories and IT facilities provide an ideal research environment.

Your profile:

a very good scientific university degree in engineering or applied mathematics
very good theoretical knowledge in as many of the following areas as possible: control engineering (especially optimal control), system theory, and machine learning;
publication experience in international and peer-reviewed journals would be an advantage;
very good command of written and spoken English;
the ability to conduct independent research and to cooperate in a team;
interest in the supervision of students or doctoral candidates
Application process:
Please send your application with the usual documents by 30.11.2020 in electronic form and quoting the reference number 241031-42 to: Technische Universität Chemnitz, Professur Regelungstechnik und Systemdynamik, Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Stefan Streif, 09107 Chemnitz,

Notes and further information:
The selection is based on suitability, qualification and professional performance. The Technische Universität Chemnitz endeavors to promote women and therefore expressly asks qualified women to apply. If they are equally suitable, severely disabled people or peers are given priority in accordance with SGB IX. In principle, the workplace is also suitable for part-time employment. In the case of corresponding applications, a check is carried out to determine whether the part-time requests can be met within the scope of the official duties. The limited employment is carried out in accordance with the regulations of the Wissenschaftszeitvertragsgesetzes (WissZeitVG) and the Sächsischen Hochschulfreiheitsgesetzes (SächsHSFG) in the current applicable version. Please note that for security reasons, no electronic applications or appendices can be considered in the recruitment process, which are made available for download via links (hyperlinks) to third parties.

You can find the relevant information on the collection and processing of personal data at Please refrain from sending in original documents, as your written documents will not be returned, but will be destroyed in compliance with data privacy protection regulations. If you would like a return, please enclose a sufficiently stamped and addressed envelope with your application.

Job Location: Chemnitz, Germany-Straße der Nationen 62, 09111 Chemnitz
Country: Germany

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