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Research assistant (EG 13 TV-H) - in the field of EVS

Department 16 - Competence Center for Decentralized Electric Power Supply Engineering (KDEE) - Prof. Dr. Peter Zacharias - temporary, full-time (currently 40 hours per week)

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The position is initially limited for 3 years with the possibility of extension for another 2 years (qualification position according to § 65 HHG in conjunction with § 2 para. 1 sentence 1 WissZeitVG). The possibility of doctoral studies is given.



The position holder is expected to perform teaching and research tasks in the area of high efficiency power electronic energy converters and power supply technology. In the creation of new converters, the focus is on circuit concepts as well as new semiconductor elements, in particular based on Wide Band Gap (WBG) materials as well as magnetic materials. Design and realization of converter topologies and driver circuits for the extremely fast switching elements are in the foreground. This is a qualifying position with the possibility of a Ph.D. degree in engineering.



  • Completed scientific university studies in electrical engineering with a specialization in power electronics/energy engineering with good/very good grades.
  • Experience in the practical realization of power electronic/energy systems and/or subsystems
  • knowledge and experience in modeling and simulation of analog and power electronic circuits
  • good command of English
  • skills in interpretation, preparation and presentation of technically demanding presentation and transmission forms
  • confident use of software for the preparation of technical documentation
  • creativity
  • goal-oriented working style


Advantageous are:

  • good knowledge in the areas of object-oriented programming in Java, software design, data structures, algorithms and XML
  • experience in the areas of cellular networks


For further inquiries please contact Prof. Dr. Peter Zacharias, Tel.: 0561-804-6344, E-Mail: peter.zacharias[at]uni-kassel[dot]de, and Dr.-Ing. Christian Nöding, E-Mail: christian.nöding[at]uni-kassel[dot]de at your disposal.


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The University of Kassel is striving to increase its percentage of women. Applications from women are therefore particularly welcome. Severely disabled applicants will be given preference if they are equally qualified and qualified. Full-time positions can be shared. Please submit only copies of your application documents (no folders), as these cannot be returned after the selection process has been completed; they will be destroyed in compliance with data protection regulations. Applications with informative documents should be sent to the President of the University of Kassel, 34109 Kassel or bewerbungen[at]uni-kassel[dot]de, quoting the reference number, and preferably also in electronic form.