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RWTH Aachen - Aachener Verfahrenstechnik - Systemverfahrenstechnik

The chair of Process Systems Engineering (AVT.SVT) is part of Aachener Verfahrenstechnik, was founded in 1993 by Prof Wolfgang Marquardt and is directed since 2012 by Prof. Alexander Mitsos, PhD.

Our research covers different topics of process systems engineering which link chemical engineering with computational engineering science.

It is focused on the development of basic principles of mathematical modeling, the combination of experiments and modeling, conceptual process design, process operations and control as well as the development of numerical algorithms and software-tools.

The methodological aspect is complemented by applications in the process industries.

Research Assistant/Associate


The tasks include teaching and rese­arch. The rese­arch topic will be in com­bi­ned pro­cess and pro­duct design with spe­cial empha­sis to rene­wa­ble energy and raw mate­rial sour­ces.

Er­war­te­te Qua­li­fi­ka­tio­nen:

App­li­cants must have a doc­to­rate/Ph.D. or equi­va­lent.
You have recei­ved an excel­lent doc­to­ral degree in che­mi­cal engi­nee­ring or a rela­ted sub­ject such as indus­trial engi­nee­ring, sys­tems engi­nee­ring, mathe­ma­tics, or mecha­ni­cal engi­nee­ring.

You have demons­tra­ted rese­arch capa­bi­lity. You have a very strong tech­ni­cal back­ground as indi­ca­ted by your excel­lent gra­des. You enjoy and are capa­ble of inter­di­sci­pli­nary coope­ra­tion and you have very good com­mu­ni­ca­tion skills. You have expe­ri­ence in mode­ling tech­ni­cal sys­tems and in com­pu­ta­ti­ons.

Please send a com­plete app­li­ca­tion, inclu­ding a short let­ter of moti­va­tion, a detai­led CV inclu­ding gra­des and list of publi­ca­ti­ons/pre­sen­ta­ti­ons, copies of all tran­scripts (high school degree, BSc/MSc, doc­to­rate) and if pos­si­ble two let­ters of recom­men­da­tion.

Know­ledge of Ger­man is not requi­red.

Un­ser An­ge­bot:

The posi­tion is initi­ally be limi­ted to one year and is to be fil­led as soon as pos­si­ble. This is a full-time posi­tion.

The salary cor­re­sponds to level EG 13 TV-L.

RWTH Aachen Uni­ver­sity is cer­ti­fied as a "Family-Fri­endly Uni­ver­sity". We par­ti­cu­larly wel­come and encou­rage app­li­ca­ti­ons from women, disa­b­led per­sons and eth­nic mino­rity groups, reco­gni­zing they are under­re­pre­sen­ted across RWTH Aachen Uni­ver­sity. The prin­ci­ples of fair and open com­pe­ti­tion apply and appoint­ments will be made on merit.

Hin­wei­se zur Be­wer­bung:

For further details, please contact
Prof. Alexander Mitsos Ph.D.
Tel.: +49 (0) 241 80 94704

Wanda Frohn
Tel.: +49 (0) 80 94668

For further information, please visit our website at:

Please send your application by June 30, 2017 to
RWTH Aachen University
Prof. Alexander Mitsos
Forckenbeckstraße 51
52074 Aachen

You can also send your application via email to Please note, however, that communication via unencrypted e-mail poses a threat to confidentiality as it is potentially vulnerable to unauthorized access by third parties.