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Doctoral Positions in Germany

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Open Positions 16
Time Span 01 Jan 2019 for 3 years
Application Deadline 30 Oct 2018
Financing yes
Type of Position
  • PhD - Doctoral Programme
Field of Research
  • Law, Economics, and Social Sciences
  • Mathematics / Natural Sciences
  • Engineering
Subjects Engineering, Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities
Description The Boysen - TU Dresden - Research Training Group for Young Researchers from the Engineering, Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities, co-financed by the Friedrich and Elisabeth Boysen Foundation and Technische Universität Dresden, offers, subject to resources being available, 16 doctoral scholarships for a period of three years starting on 1st January 2019. The interdisciplinary Research Training Group Mobility in flux - Challenges and solutions for technology, environment and society consists of four Clusters.

Cluster A: New Materials
Disciplines involved: Energy Process Engineering; Chemistry; Measurement and Sensor System Technology
Cluster spokesperson: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Michael Beckmann,
Faculty of Mechanical Science and Engineering, Institute of Process Engineering and Environmental Technology, Chair of Energy Process Engineering.

Cluster B: Software-Defined Mobile Supply Chains
Disciplines involved: Transport and Traffic Sciences; Business Management; Computer Science; Electrical Engineering; Media and Communication
Cluster spokesperson: Prof. Dr. rer. pol. Jörn Schönberger,
“Friedrich List” Faculty of Transport and Traffic Sciences, Institute of Transport and Economics, Chair of Transport Services and Logistics.

Cluster C: Electric mobility and autonomous driving: Perspectives for providers, users and media
Disciplines involved: Business Management; Media and Communication; Transport and Traffic Psychology; Electrical Engineering; Environmental Economics
Cluster spokesperson: Prof. Dr. rer. pol. Dominik Möst,
Faculty of Business and Economics, Chair of Business Management, esp Energy Economics.

Cluster D: Effects of mobility scenarios on noise, landscape, climate and health
Disciplines involved: Transport and Traffic ecology; Acoustics and haptics; Landscape architecture
Cluster spokesperson: Prof. Dr. med. Andreas Seidler,
Carl Gustav Carus Faculty of Medicine,
Institute and Policlinic of Occupational and Social Medicine, Chair of Occupational, Social Medicine and Public Health.

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Applications from women are particularly welcome. The same applies to people with disabilities.

Your application must include a letter of motivation, a CV, copies of academic certificates or other relevant qualifications (language certificates, further education). In addition, a text sample of max. 10 pages must be added (essay, graduation thesis, publication). Please send your application by 30th October 2018 (stamped arrival date of the university central mail service applies) to the respective contact person of the respective cluster with the subject "Boysen - TUD Dresden – Research Training Group" (address see call for applications of the respective cluster).
Please submit copies only, as your application will not be returned to you. Expenses incurred in attending interviews cannot be reimbursed.

Reference to data protection: Your data protection rights, the purpose for which your data will be processed, as well as further information about data protection is available to you on the website:
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Requirements Applicants are expected to have an outstanding university degree and a high level of willingness for interdisciplinary work and research. Common premises will be provided. The receipt of the scholarship obliges the student to be present at the Research Trainings Group's premises on three fixed core days per week. Participation in the Research Training Group's teaching programme is obligatory. Training and qualification opportunities are offered (e.g. project management, soft skills, language courses).
Working Language
  • English
  • German
Language of Dissertation
  • English
  • German
Required Documents
  • CV
  • Reports, certificates
  • Transcripts
  • Letter of Motivation
  • Research Proposal
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TU Dresden • Boysen - Research Training Group
01069 Dresden