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Technische Universität Dresden - Faculty of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Institute of Semiconductors and Microsystems

TUD Dresden University of Technology, 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. It 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)

At the Faculty of Electrical and Computer Engineering, the Institute of Semiconductors and Microsystems, together with the German Cancer Research Center site Dresden, Division “Smart Technologies for Tumor Therapy”, offers a position as
Research Associate / PhD Student (m/f/x) (subject to personal qualification employees are remunerated according to salary group E 13 TV-L) starting as soon as possible. The position is limited until December 31, 2027. The period of employment is governed by the Fixed Term Research Contracts Act (Wissenschaftszeitvertragsgesetz - WissZeitVG). The position aims at obtaining further academic qualification (usually PhD). The project is funded by the European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grant VIBEBOT.

Working field:

The aim of the project is to design, model, fabricate and test a wireless micro-sensor which uses magnetic fields for sensing in biological soft tissues.
Specific tasks for the research include:

  • Micro-/nano-structures fabrication in the cleanroom
  • Characterization of the micro-/nano-structures
  • Engineering new materials for the micro-sensors and microfluidics
  • Biomedical application of the new sensors
  • project-related supervising of master and bachelor students.


a university degree equivalent to a Master level in Engineering, Applied Physics or relevant subjects is required. The successful candidate should be self-motivated and possess excellent English skills, also, be open to discuss new ideas in an interdisciplinary team and be flexible to apply various experimental methods. An interest or experience in the fields of mircosystem engineering, microdevices and microfluidics, soft biomaterials characterization and modeling, wireless actuation schemes are preferred.

What we offer:

For further information, please visit the research group’s website ( and contact Prof. Tian Qiu. Feel free to send informal inquiries.

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 detailed application with the usual documents by March 28, 2024 (stamped arrival date of the university central mail service or the time stamp on the email server of TUD applies), preferably via the TUD SecureMail Portal by sending it as a single PDF file quoting the job-ID “w23-458” to or to: TU Dresden, Fakultät Elektrotechnik und Informationstechnik, Institut für Halbleiter- und Mikrosystemtechnik, z. Hd. Frau Maria Wache, 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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