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Student Research Assistant

The Cluster of Excellence Living, Adaptive and Energy-autonomous Materials Systems (livMatS) is looking for a Student Research Assistant
  • Bewerbungsfrist: 03.10.2022
  • Veröffentlicht: 20.09.2022
  • Start-date: At the earliest possible date.
  • Part-time position (20-30 Monatsstunden)
  • Kennziffer: 00002538


Topic: Developing an automatic measurement system for Triboelectric Nanogenerator (TENG)  

Project description: As part of Freiburg university’s excellence cluster livMatS, we are researching and developing Triboelectric Nanogenerator (TENG). These systems are basically an energy harvesting device that converts external mechanical force to electricity using the principle of electrostatic induction and triboelectrification.

What are the tasks:

  • Measuring voltage and current of TENG using oscilloscope and electrometer.
  • Programming using LabVIEW or Python to automate saving and reporting data from the instruments.
  • Should be able to do minor experimental setups.

What are the expectations:

  • BA/BSc or MA/MSc in Electronics/ Electrical Engineering field and a student at Albert Ludwig University of Freiburg.
  • Should be able to solve technical issues independently.
  • Good English skills, both written and spoken
  • Familiarity with LabVIEW or Python.


Please hand in:

  •  a short cover letter describing how your qualification fit to this vacancy.
  • a CV in bullet points
  • a copy of your BA/BSc or MA/MSc transcript
  • a brief summary of your bachelor’s thesis (up to 5 self-explanatory slides)

We are particularly pleased to receive applications from women for the position advertised here.


Please send your application in English including supporting documents mentioned above citing the reference number 00002538, by 03.10.2022 at the latest. Please send your application to the following address in written or electronic form:

Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg
The cluster of Excellence livMatS
AG Prof. Peter Woias
Ravi Kumar Divakar, MSc
Georges-Köhler-Allee 105
79110 Freiburg
Application: Please email your application including all attachments as a single continuous PDF (max 20MB)

For further information, please contact Divakar Ravi Kumar on the phone number +49 761 203-95102 or E-Mail divakar.ravi.kumar@imtek.uni-freiburg.de.