For the Institute of Mechatronics in Mechanical Engineering of the Hamburg University of Technology for the earliest possible date, we are lookingf or a:


full time and for a maximum of  four years. The remuneration is in accordance with 13 TV-L.

No.: 28223WM4


  • Research in the area of haptics system design, especially based on miniature actuators and wearables
  • Quantification of haptics systems from the perspective of device integration but also from the user’s perspective
  • Participating in lecturing in the area of basics of haptics and transfer between society and engineering sciences
  • Interdisciplinary collaboration with other Hamburg universities, such as the university of art and music, the University clinics Eppendorf, the University of Applied sciences in the newly founded ligeti-center
  • Coordination and support of student projects in the above mentioned contexts


  • Completed scientific university studies (Master)  especially in the direction of mechatronics, mechanical engineering and/or electrical engineering, alternatively  in the faculties of physics or any of the technical direction of human-machine-interaction
  • Basic German knowledge B1, better B2 due to the interfaces to numerous local partners
  • Engineering knowledge in the design of dynamic systems
  • Good basics in the area of measurement technology
  • Used to work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Ready to participate and execute show-events with the partners


    • Further scientific training is possible, the results can be used for a dissertation (PhD thesis)
    • Innovative area especially at the Institute for Mechatronics or in the consortium of the ligeti center
    • Manifold possibilities for visibiltiy

    For further information please contact Thorsten A. Kern (

    We particularly encourage women to apply. Due to their underrepresentation, they will be given priority incases of equal suitability, qualifications and professional performance.

    Please send your complete application documents (cover letter, curriculum vitae in table form, proof ofcompleted training and/or university degree, job references or certificates of employment) via the online application system.

    We look forward to receiving your online application by October 4th  2023.

    Notice for graduates of foreign educational qualifications:

    Please submit proof of all obtained university degrees and, if available, the recognition of your educational qualifications in Germany (e.g. anabin excerpts and/or acknowledgement of previous employers).

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