Open Positions

Research Assistant (PhD Student)

Applications for the vacant position of a Research Assistant (PhD Student) are currently invited and welcome (pay grade EG13, limited to 3+2 years, full time).
The person to be hired is expected to develop and investigate methods of intelligent and optimization-based control for systems under considerable uncertainties, including applications from the fields of production and autonomous vehicles. The research combines concepts from control theory and artificial intelligence, and includes theoretical work, algorithmic iimplementation, and numeric evaluation.

The complete announcement of the position is available here.

PhD Positions and Scientific Staff

The institute of Control and System Theory is continuously interested in applications from outstanding candidates for research positions (level of Phd student or postdoc). The primary research area are methods for control or optimization of distributed, nonlinear, or hybrid dynamic systems with possible application in automotive, robotic, or production systems.
A necessary requirement for being hired is a Master degree in electrical or mechanical engineering, mathematics, or a similar discipline with very good results and a clear focus on control systems.

If interested, send the application material (including statement of research interests, CV and transcripts) to: rst(at)

Undergraduate Student Positions

The institute continuously employs students for work within research projects or support of teaching. A necessary requirement for being hired is a successful result in the course "Fundamentals of Control" (grade of at least 2.0). If interested send an application (with statement of interest and transcript) to "rst(at)".

Current offers:

The institute presently employs students for the following work:

  • Support in preparation of course material (required: very good command of German and English language; experience with the text processing system LaTeX)

If interested please contact: rst(at)