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Hum­boldt-Uni­ver­si­tät zu Ber­lin - Exzel­lenz­clus­ter Mat­ters of Activity

The Clus­ter »Mat­ters of Activity. Image Space Mate­rial« aims to create a basis for a new cul­ture of mate­ri­als. The cen­tral vision of the Clus­ter is to redis­co­ver the ana­log in the activity of images, spaces and mate­ri­als in the age of the digi­tal. Bio­logy and tech­no­logy, mind and mate­rial, nature and cul­ture intert­wine in a new way. In this con­text, the inter­di­sci­pli­nary rese­arch and deve­lop­ment of sustainable prac­tices and struc­tures is a cen­tral con­cern in areas such as archi­tec­ture and soft robo­tics, tex­ti­les, mate­ri­als and digi­tal fil­ters, and sur­gi­cal cut­ting tech­ni­ques.

Stu­dent Assi­stant in the Pro­ject »Cut­ting. Sen­sing Knife« (m/f/d) for the Field of Phy­sics/Bio­phy­sics


80h per Month, Limi­ted until 31/12/2022 – MoA_08_2021 – App­li­ca­tion Dead­line: 30 Novem­ber 2021 – Start of Employ­ment: Janu­ary 2022

Working field:

Wit­hin the Sen­sing knife sub­pro­ject fun­ded by the Hum­boldt Clus­ter of Excel­lence »Mat­ters of Activity« we are working on deve­lop­ment of tools inspi­red by scan­ning probe micro­scopy to increase the accu­racy and reso­lu­tion of simul­ta­ne­ous actions of sen­sing and cut­ting of mat­ter. More spe­ci­fi­cally, we are inves­ti­ga­ting the pro­cess of cut­ting, healing and mecha­ni­cal pro­bing of Live tis­sue of various cells. Com­pa­ring mecha­nics of healthy and glioma tis­sue and using that infor­ma­tion in deve­lop­ment of the Sen­sing knife pro­to­type.

Your Tasks
  • Col­la­bo­ra­tion in the pro­ject »Cut­ting. Sen­sing Knife«
  • Lite­ra­ture rese­arch and pro­cu­re­ment
  • Assi­s­tance in the pre­pa­ra­tion and imple­men­ta­tion of expe­ri­ments / sam­ple pre­pa­ra­ti­ons
  • Proofrea­ding of texts in Ger­man and/or Eng­lish lan­guage
  • Assi­s­tance with the expe­ri­men­ta­tion with scan­ning probe micro­scopy (there will be inst­ruc­tions and tuto­ring)


  • Study of a field of study rele­vant to the field of activity (Phy­sics, Bio-phy­sics)
  • Know­ledge of the cur­rent Office pro­grams
  • Know­ledge of the fol­lo­wing gra­phics pro­gram Power­point, Corel Draw desi­red
  • Very good know­ledge of Ger­man and Eng­lish
  • Some expe­ri­ence with Python, Arduino IDE desi­red
  • Wil­ling­ness to work in an inter­di­sci­pli­nary team
  • Inte­rest in expe­ri­ments in bio­lo­gi­cal and bio-medi­cal rese­arch

How to apply:

As an inter­di­sci­pli­nary rese­arch Clus­ter, we know that diver­sity makes us bet­ter. It is important to us that our employees not only reflect a broad spec­trum of social, per­so­nal and cul­tu­ral back­grounds and life expe­ri­en­ces, but also that they can fully con­tri­bute to the work envi­ron­ment in their indi­vi­dua­lity. We par­ti­cu­larly wel­come app­li­ca­ti­ons from women*, people with per­so­nal or family migra­tion bio­gra­phies, and people with diverse skills.

App­li­ca­ti­ons in Eng­lish, quo­ting the refe­rence num­ber MoA_08_2021 should be sent to the fol­lo­wing address by 30 Novem­ber:

Hum­boldt-Uni­ver­si­tät zu Ber­lin
Exzel­lenz­clus­ter Mat­ters of Activity
Moham­mad Far­din Ghol­ami
Unter den Lin­den 6
10999 Ber­lin
or in one PDF file to­li­ca­tion [at] hu-ber­

We encou­rage you to include infor­ma­tion on your social situa­tion in the app­li­ca­tion.

To ensure equal oppor­tu­nities, app­li­ca­ti­ons from qua­li­fied women are par­ti­cu­larly wel­come. App­li­cants with severe disa­bi­li­ties will be given pre­fe­rence if they are equally qua­li­fied.

App­li­ca­ti­ons from people with a migra­tion back­ground are expli­citly desi­red.

Since no docu­ments will be retur­ned, we kindly ask you to refrain from han­ding in app­li­ca­tion fol­ders and to sub­mit copies only.