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Tech­ni­sche Uni­ver­sität Ber­lin - Faculty VI - Institute of Ecology/ Chair of Urban Ecosystem Sciences

Research Assistant - salary grade 13 TV-L Berliner Hochschulen - 1st qualification period (PhD candidate)

part-time employment may be possible

Working field:

The ideal candidate would be eager in pushing the envelope on urban research such as combining field observations with numerical modeling and committed to high quality teaching.

Please browse our site ( and read some of our publications to decide whether your interests align with ours.


  • successfully completed scientific university degree (diploma, master's degree, or equivalent) with a background in ecology, earth system sciences, biogeochemistry, physics or equivalent
  • track record of strong interest in urbanization and its implications for the environment
  • experience with field observations and/or lab measurements
  • excellent problem-solving skills with comfort working with numbers/quantitative models
  • fluency in English (written and spoken)
  • sufficient language proficiency to teach classes in both German and English is expected

desirable knowledge:
  • work experience
  • programming experience
  • knowledge of German (written and spoken) and other languages
  • international experience

How to apply:

Please send your application with the reference number of this announcement as the email subject and cover letter, research statement, CV, list of publications, three reference letters and certificates only by email (in that order combined in a single PDF-file, max. 5 MB) to Jayne Beetz
In the research statement, you should explain in writing what research questions you would like to pursue, what kind research experience and expertise you already have gained, and why you wish to work in our team.

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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 - Die Präsidentin - Fakultät VI, Institut für Ökologie, FG Stadtökologie, Prof. Dr. Galina Churkina, Sekr. BH 8-1, Ernst-Reuter-Platz 1, 10587 Berlin