Robotics and Biology Laboratory

Student assistant in the field of Robotics

(This is not a PhD position)

We – the Robotics and Biology Lab – are looking for enthusiastic students that help us improving the capabilities of our robot platforms. We offer a flexible, collaborative work environment and the opportunity to learn and gain valuable experience in a wide range of robot-related topics. Reference Number: 3434T94/21 (only for students of Universities in Berlin; permanent vacancy: several posts, recruitment usually on 01.01., 01.04., 01.07. and 01.10.)

Working field:

  • Designing soft robotic hands
  • Conducting of robotics experiments
  • Developing and testing software (perception, planning, control)
  • Building and testing integrated circuits
  • Teaching support


  • Excellent programming skills (C++ and/or Python)
  • Knowledge of Linux applications
  • Excellent English skills, both written and spoken


  • Basic robotics knowledge (such as kinematics, dynamics, planning, probabilistic methods, etc.)
  • Knowledge of computer vision (dealing with RGB and RGBD cameras)
  • Knowledge of machine learning algorithms

Please send your application, quoting the reference number 3434T94/21, with the following documents: Student Assistant Questionnaire, cover letter, curriculum vitae, matriculation certificate, transcrip of records and other supporting documents (summarised in one pdf file, max. 5 MB) by e-mail to Prof. Dr. Oliver Brock

Embodied Intelligence PhD Position (IV-475/23)

Research assistant - salary grade E 13 TV-L Berliner Hochschulen - 1st qualification period (PhD candidate)
part-time employment may be possible

The Robotics and Biology Laboratory offers a collaborative, interdisciplinary research environment, has excellent equipment and facilities, and maintains close ties with research labs around the world.

Reference number: IV-475/23 (closing date for applications 27.11.23/ starting at the earliest possible / limited for 5 years)

Working field:

  • Research at the intersection of Robotics and AI with an emphasis on examining how being embodied contributes to cognition, intelligence, and AI-behavior of real-world systems
  • The project details will be determined together with the successful candidate based on their specific abilities and interests
  • Participation in teaching computer science courses


  • Required is a successfully completed university degree (Master, Diplom or equivalent) in computer science or related field
  • Excellent knowledge and experience in robotics, AI, machine learning, computer vision, control or related fields
  • Strong interest in interdisziplinary research
  • Experience in programming robots in the real world
  • The ability to teach in German and/or in English is required; willingness to acquire the respective missing language skills

How to apply:

Please send your application (cover letter including a description of research interests, detailed CV with links to publications and theses, two names of references, certificates for degrees) by e-mail as a single PDF file, mentioning the reference number IV-475/23 in the subject line to:

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

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.

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