Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences in Kleve and Kamp-Lintfort, Germany, offers an innovative and uniquely international environment with first-rate, interdisciplinary and predominantly English-taught bachelor’s and master’s degree programs. In addition to excellence in teaching, we are also committed to excellence in applied research, particularly in the areas of engineering, technology and the natural and social sciences. The university is home to a student body of over 7,000 students from over 100 countries.

Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences sits on the picturesque Lower Rhine between the industrial and economic hub of the Rhine-Ruhr region and the Netherlands. This idyllic, yet central location offers the perfect backdrop for families, as well as excellent connections to bustling metropolitan areas and three international airports in Amsterdam/Schiphol, Düsseldorf and Weeze.

We are currently seeking to fill the following position in the Faculty of Technology and Bionics, Kleve Campus, to be filled as soon as possible:

Reference number  05/F1/19

Research Associate in Mechatronics and Controls

German TV-L pay scale level EG11, fixed-term contract until 30.09.2020 according to § 14 Abs.1 S.2 Nr.3 (TzBfG), part-time with 20 % of the average weekly hours of the full-time equivalent

Your tasks

  • Provide teaching support for all subject e.g. in the field of controls
  • Assume responsibility for lab facilities and internship/placemants
  • Supporting Studentprojects and Thesis

Your profile

  • You have earned a degree with excellent marks in mechanical engineering or mechatronics or electrical engineering
  • You have knowledge in the field of mechatronics and controls
  • You like to work independently and methodically; you enjoy developing and conducting experiments in teaching context
  • You are flexible and can adapt to changing demands in a challenging work environment
  • You are well organised, have strong communication skills and work well in a team
  • As courses are held in English, a strong command of the English language (written and spoken) is essential

We offer

  • An interesting, diverse and challenging task
  • Support concerning the compatibility of family and work
  • Numerous training opportunities and professional development
  • All the advantages of (social) benefits of the work in public service, e.g. an annual special bonus, payment of capital-forming benefits, holiday regulations exceeding the minimum holiday entitlement as well as a company pension scheme
  • Possibility of telework or home office
  • Use of the offers for workplace health management

Non-native German speakers must have at least basic proficiency in German.

Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences is committed to the professional development and advancement of women. Female candidates are expressly welcomed and encouraged to apply. In accordance with the Gender Equality Act of North Rhine-Westphalia (Landesgleichstellungsgesetz NRW), in cases of equal suitability, aptitude and professional experience, female candidates shall be given preferential consideration over male candidates for vacancies in areas with proportionally fewer female employees, provided there are no specific, overriding reasons for giving preference to a specific male candidate.

In the event of equal suitability, additional preferential consideration will also be given to suitable candidates with a severe disability or equivalent persons as defined by § 2 (3), Volume IX of the German Social Security Code (SGB).

We look forward to receiving your application!

Deadline for applications: 19.09.2019

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