Offer 16 out of 519 from 26/05/23, 10:11


Tech­ni­sche Uni­ver­sität Ber­lin - Fakultät IV - Institute of Computer Engineering and Microelectronics / Intelligent Systems

Research Assistant - salary grade E 13 TV-L Berliner Hochschulen

part-time employment may be possible

The department "Intelligent Systems" under the direction of Prof. Dr. Marc Toussaint is looking for a research assistant in the context of a cooperation project with Amazon Robotics. The project investi-gates the application of optimization, learning and robotics methods for planning highly efficient ob-ject manipulation by robots, and offers a very interesting research environment in cooperation with Amazon Robotics. The position offers the opportunity to pursue a PhD in this topic.
The department researches and teaches in the area of AI and robotics. In particular, the research group develops methods that combine AI planning, machine learning, and optimization to solve fun-damental problems in robotics and AI. The department is part of the Cluster of Excellence Science of Intelligence and the ELLIS network.

Working field:

  • Research in the Meta-Optimization project in cooperation with Amazon Robotics.
  • Supervision of student assistants and theses in the project topic.


  • Successfully completed university studies (Master, Diplom or equivalent) in computer science or a similar technical subject.
  • In-depth knowledge of robotics motion planning, robotics manipulation, and optimization methods.
  • Programming experience in the context of the aforementioned methods.
  • Very good command of English.

How to apply:

Please send your application - preferably in English - with the following documents in a single PDF with the job reference number in the subject line to Mrs Cicchetti-Nilsson:
  • a cover letter and list of references (name and Email of senior researchers you’ve worked with that we can directly contact for a reference letter),
  • a CV with list of publications or theses/reports (the latter with pdf or pdf link),
  • and study/graduation certificates.

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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.