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Tech­ni­sche Uni­ver­sität Ber­lin - Faculty V - Institute of Land and Sea Transport Systems / Transport Systems Planning and Transport Telematics

Research assistant - salary grade E13 TV-L Berliner Hochschulen - 1st qualification period (PhD candidate)

part-time emplyoment may be possible

The Department of Transportation Systems Planning and Transport Telematics Telematics
(VSP) deals with the modeling and simulation of transport, evaluation of transport projects,
analysis of innovations such as autonomous driving / mobility-as-a-service, and sustainable
design of transport systems. For this purpose, we develop an open-source software for
agent-based simulation of transport systems (, which we continuously
improve together with a community of international partners according to the latest
software standards (Git; continuous integration, cluster computing...).

Working field:

  • collaboration in various research projects in the field of modeling CO2-free traffic and autonomous vehicles
  • collaboration at the department in both research and teaching
  • further development of the transport simulation software MATSim especially with respect to parallelization and high performance computing
  • cooperation with national and international partners


  • successfully completed academic university studies (Master, Diplom or equivalent) in computer science studies
  • working experience in software development
  • very good knowledge of the programming languages Rust and Java
  • good knowledge of analysis software, e.g. Python
  • very good knowledge of German and English, both written and spoken
  • very good MATSim knowledge
  • interest and knowledge in the field of transport planning
  • clearly recognizable structured and process-oriented way of working
  • good analytical skills, ability to work in a team
  • organizational skills, communication skills and assertiveness.
  • experience with using versioning and shared programming infrastructures, e.g. Git/GitHub or SVN
  • experience with larger programming projects

How to apply:

Please send your application, indicating the reference number above, with the usual documents (curriculum vitae, A-level exam certificates, Diploma/Master certificate and, if applicable, references, in one pdf) to the Technische Universität Berlin, - Die Präsidentin – Fakultät V, Institut für Land- und Seeverkehr, FG Verkehrssystemplanung und Verkehrstelematik, Prof. Dr. Kai Nagel, Sekr. KAI 4-1, Kaiserin-Augusta-Allee 104-106, 10553 Berlin or by e-mail to

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