Research Assist­ant in Con­struc­tion Eco­nom­ics and Con­struc­tion Man­age­ment

Technical University Berlin Insti­tute of Civil Engin­eer­ing


Tech­ni­sche Uni­ver­sität Ber­lin - Fac­ulty VI - Insti­tute of Civil Engin­eer­ing/ Con­struc­tion Eco­nom­ics and Con­struc­tion Man­age­ment

Research Assist­ant - salary grade E 13 TV-L Ber­liner Hoch­schu­len - 1st qual­i­fic­a­tion period (PhD can­did­ate)

part-time employ­ment may be pos­sible

Work­ing field:

  • Par­ti­cip­a­tion in research and know­ledge trans­fer of the chair of con­struc­tion oper­a­tion and con­struc­tion industry, espe­cially in the areas of innov­at­ive pro­cure­ment mod­els and the set­tle­ment of the Pro­ject mod­els (includ­ing IPA and alli­ance mod­els), con­struc­tion con­tract man­age­ment, and digital tech­no­lo­gies for the con­struc­tion industry.
  • Pro­cessing of sub­ject-spe­cific and trans­dis­cip­lin­ary tasks; par­ti­cip­a­tion in the acquis­i­tion of third-party fund­ing for the real­iz­a­tion of research pro­jects
  • Pub­lic­a­tion of research res­ults
  • Par­ti­cip­a­tion in teach­ing, super­vi­sion of courses as well as stu­dent research pro­jects and theses
  • Par­ti­cip­a­tion in the fur­ther devel­op­ment of the sub­ject-spe­cific teach­ing pro­gram


  • suc­cess­fully com­pleted uni­versity degree (Mas­ter, Dip­lom or equi­val­ent) in civil engin­eer­ing or indus­trial engin­eer­ing (con­struc­tion)
  • in-depth know­ledge of con­struc­tion eco­nom­ics and con­struc­tion man­age­ment as well as con­struc­tion pro­ject man­age­ment
  • Interest in inter­dis­cip­lin­ary sci­entific work in the fields of civil engin­eer­ing and related engin­eer­ing, law and eco­nom­ics
  • flu­ent com­mand of the Ger­man lan­guage, excel­lent verbal and writ­ten com­mu­nic­a­tion skills
  • high com­mu­nic­at­ive com­pet­ence and team ori­ent­a­tion
  • con­fid­ent com­mand of the rel­ev­ant IT and EDP applic­a­tions
  • inde­pend­ent sci­entific work­ing style
Desir­able Require­ments:
  • in-depth know­ledge of the Ger­man con­struc­tion industry or the Ger­man con­struc­tion mar­ket
  • in-depth know­ledge of Ger­man con­struc­tion con­tract and pub­lic pro­cure­ment law
  • Exper­i­ence in pro­cure­ment or pro­ject man­age­ment of con­struc­tion pro­jects or in con­struc­tion man­age­ment
  • exper­i­ence in the applic­a­tion of digital tech­no­lo­gies in the con­struc­tion industry
  • very good know­ledge of writ­ten and spoken Eng­lish
  • in-depth know­ledge of stat­ist­ical meth­ods and cor­res­pond­ing IT applic­a­tions

How to ap­ply:

Please send your applic­a­tion with the ref­er­ence num­ber and the usual doc­u­ments only by email to Prof. Dr. Mat­thias Sun­der­meier at

By sub­mit­ting your applic­a­tion via email you con­sent to hav­ing your data elec­tron­ic­ally pro­cessed and saved. Please note that we do not provide a guar­anty for the pro­tec­tion of your per­sonal data when sub­mit­ted as unpro­tec­ted file. Please find our data pro­tec­tion notice acc. DSGVO (Gen­eral Data Pro­tec­tion Reg­u­la­tion) at the TU staff depart­ment homepage: or quick access 214041.

To ensure equal oppor­tun­it­ies between women and men, applic­a­tions by women with the required qual­i­fic­a­tions are expli­citly desired. Qual­i­fied indi­vidu­als with dis­ab­il­it­ies will be favored. The TU Ber­lin val­ues the diversity of its mem­bers and is com­mit­ted to the goals of equal oppor­tun­it­ies.

Tech­nis­che Uni­versität Ber­lin - Der Präsid­ent - Fak­ultät VI, Insti­tut für Bauin­genieur­wesen, FG Bauwirtschaft und Baube­trieb, Prof. Dr. Mat­thias Sun­der­meier, Sekr. TIB1-B6, Gustav-Meyer-Allee 25, 13355 Ber­lin
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Num. of em­ploy­ees:
ca. 8300
  • Charlottenburg, Berlin (Berlin, Germany)
  • gradu­ate pos­i­tion
  • research assist­ant
  • doc­toral researcher
Cat­egory (TU Ber­lin):
  • Research assist­ant with teach­ing oblig­a­tion
for 5 years
full-time; part-time employment may be possible
Start­ing date (earli­est):
Salary grade E13
  • civil en­gin­eer­ing
  • research
  • teach­ing
Field of stud­ies:
  • civil en­in­eer­ing
  • in­dus­tri­al en­gin­eer­ing
Level of edu­c­a­tion:
Master, Diplom or equivalent
Lan­guage skills:
  • English (excellent knowledge of language)
  • German (business fluent)

Make an Ap­plic­a­tion

Clos­ing date:
Re­ference num­ber:
Con­tact per­son:
Prof. Dr. Matthias Sundermeier
By mail:
Technische Universität Berlin
- Der Präsident -
Fakultät VI, Institut für Bauingenieurwesen, FG Bauwirtschaft und Baubetrieb, Prof. Dr. Matthias Sundermeier, Sekr. TIB1-B6, Gustav-Meyer-Allee 25, 13355 Berlin
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