Research Assistant (PostDoc) at the Institute of Theoretical Physics Physics / Statistical Physics of Soft Matter and Biological Systems
Technische Universität Berlin
Technische Universität Berlin offers an open position:
Research Assistant (PostDoc) – salary grade
13 TV-L Berliner Hochschulen
part-time employment may be possible
Faculty II – Institute of Theoretical Physics Physics / Statistical Physics of Soft Matter and Biological Systems Reference number: II-926/22 (starting at the earliest possible / for a period of 24 months / closing date for applications 17/02/23)
Working field: Research within a DFG funded project „An in silico model of the African trypanosome: Moving in complex environments“. A comprehensive simulation study using the method of multi-particle collision dynamics will explore the locomotion of the parasite African Trypanosome in complex geometries to understand its behavior in real environments. This includes microchannels with constrictions and obstacles as well as models for collagen networks and fat tissue. The investigations are planned in close collaboration with experiments in the group of Prof. Engstler in Würzburg.
successfully completed university degree (Master, diplom or equivalent) and successfully completed PhD in physics or a related field
very good knowledge in theoretical physics
very good prior knowledge in statistical physics of soft matter and biological systems
much experience in numerical simulations
high level of commitment and ability to work independently
good command of English and/or German is required, willingness to learn either English or German
More information about the position can be obtained from Prof. Dr. Stark (email: email@example.com,
phone: +49 30 314‑29623, web:
Please send your application with the reference number and the appropriate documents (a full CV, copies of certificates, and a list of publications, all combined in a single pdf file, max 5 MB) by email firstname.lastname@example.org. Please arrange for two letters of recommendation.
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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 II, Institut für Theoretische Physik, Prof. Dr. Holger Stark, Sekr. EW 7-1, Hardenbergstr. 36, 10623 Berlin
The vacancy is also available on the internet at https://www.jobs.tu-berlin.de/en/job-postings