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Professorship (W3) in the field of Biomechanics





Hamburg University of Technology invites applications for the following position in the School of Mechanical Engineering.

Professorship (W3) in the field of Biomechanics

Ref. No. P2301

We are looking for an engineering-minded individual with a strong research profile and sound methodological knowledge in one or more of the following areas:

  • Computational and experimental biomechanics of biomedical materials and the human musculoskeletal system
  • Digitalisation of biomechanics, e.g., integrating sensors and advanced sensing
  • Preclinical experimental testing and failure analysis
  • Endoprostheses and implants with a focus on new designs, biocompatibility and new materials

Close cooperation with other research institutes at TUHH and particularly within the research center ‘medical technology and biomechanics’ and with a focus on material science and cyber-physical systems is expected. The applicant is expected to take over the subject-specific lectures in the BSc AIW (specialisation MedIng) and MSc MedIng and the coordination and further development of the MedIng program with the partner of TUHH, UKE and the wider Hamburg metropolitan area.

The professorship commences in the summer semester 2024.

The deadline for applications is 2 February 2023.

The Hamburg University of Technology is an equal opportunity employer and particularly welcomes and encourages applications from women. Woman are underrepresented among professors at the TUHH. They will therefore be given preferential consideration in the case of equivalent qualifications. Applications by disabled persons with equal qualifications will be given preference.

You can submit your application (including CV, a list of publications, relevant certificates and a brief overview of research activities and teaching experience) in German or English via our application portal. To access the application portal, click on “Open Positions” at www.tuhh.de/faculty-recruiting.

For questions, please contact the Vice President of Research, Prof. Dr.-lng. Irina Smirnova,
via e-mail berufungen@tuhh.de

Please note that the specification of professors’ responsibilities is subject to review at regular intervals in accordance with Section 12 (7) of the Hamburg Higher Education Act (HmbHG). The hiring requirements according to Section 15 HmbHG in combination with Section 14 (4) HmbHG apply.