The Institute of Lightweight Design and Structural Biomechanics at TU Wien, Computational Biomechanics Group, is offering a full-time position (40 hours/week) for a
post-doc university assistant
for two years. The estimated starting date is December 1, 2016.
The entry level salary as a postdoctoral researcher is covered by level B1 of the Austrian Collective Agreement for university staff, and currently amounts to a minimum of EUR 3.590,70 EUR/month gross, 14 times per year.
A PhD in the field of mechanical engineering, biomedical engineering (specialization in biomechanics) or a related discipline is a prerequisite. The successful candidate will work in the field of computational and experimental bone biomechanics. Previous experience in bone biomechanics, image processing, finite element modelling, computer programming (FORTRAN/C++ and Python), and cadaveric validation experiments is highly desirable. A very good command of English is required and a basic knowledge of the German language is desirable.
- A creative environment in one of the most livable cities in the world.
- A young, highly motivated and international team of researchers.
- An internationally established working group.
- A well-equipped work environment (soft- and hardware, biomechanics lab).
- Continuing personal and professional education.
- Opportunities for presenting research results at leading international conferences.
- A highly motivated, resilient person with very good communication skills
- Interest in solving scientific problems in an independent and goal-oriented manner
- Conducting outstanding research work at an international level in the field of bone biomechanics
- The willingness to contribute to interdisciplinary and international scientific projects
- Supervision of Master and PhDs students
- Writing grant proposals and acquiring third-party funds
- Contributing to bachelor and master level teaching
- Participation in organizational and administrative tasks of the institute
- Very good scientific communication and scientific writing skills
For further information, please, contact Prof. Dr. Dieter Pahr ( firstname.lastname@example.org ). The application should include a motivation letter, a scientific CV, diploma certificates, list of publications, and a copy of the PhD thesis, all in electronic form (ZIP archive containing PDFs).
Period for application: from July 7, 2016 to August 17, 2016.