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Petra Meier
02-28-2008, 03:07 AM
Within the department "Medical Engineering and Neuroprosthetics" of the Fraunhofer
Institute for Biomedical Engineering IBMT a working group "Biomimetics" is being
established. The aim of the group is the development of silicone-based devices with
mechanical functionality for biomechanical and medical applications. Examples are tools for
minimally invasive surgery or actuators for smooth motions without jerks.
To strengthen our team we are looking for a highly-motivated

o PhD Student (vacancy number: IBMT-2008-12)
with master degree in material science, plastics engineering, physics, chemical
engineering or close disciplines.
Primary duties of the successful candidate are development of processes for
production of elastomer structures, characterization of silicone and participation
during setup of technology, furthermore.

o PhD Student (vacancy number: IBMT-2008-11)
with master degree in engineering, especially in mechanical engineering or
mechatronics, physics or close disciplines.
Primary duties of the successful candidate are development of test equipment and
modeling of elastomer structures and participation during setup of technology,

o Technician (vacancy number: IBMT-2008-10)
with apprenticeship and experience in at least one of the fields of plastics, especially
elastomers, chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, mechatronics, design
engineering, material testing and micro system technology.
Primary duties of the successful candidate are contribution to setup of technology
and running-in of processes.

Enjoying creative work in an interdisciplinary environment, flexibility and the ability to work
independently or as part of a team is essential for the challenging job.

Reviewing of applications will start at 17 March 2008 and will be continued until position is
Salary is according to the TVöD, E13 / 2 for PhD students and up to E9 for Technician
depending on experiences. The position is fixed-termed for 3 years for PhD students and for
2 years for the Technician with the possibility of extension.

Fraunhofer-Society is an Equal Opportunity Employer that actively supports workforce
diversity and encourages applications of disabled persons.

Please send your application referring to the vacancy number to:
Fraunhofer-Institut für Biomedizinische Technik
z. H. Frau Schuck
Ensheimer Str. 48
66386 St. Ingbert

For informal queries please contact:
Dr. Petra Meier
E-mail: petra.meier@ibmt.fraunhofer.de

For further information about the Fraunhofer IBMT see the website:


Dr. Petra Meier

Fraunhofer IBMT - Institut Biomedizinische Technik
Department Medical Engineering and Neuroprosthetics

Ensheimer Strasse 48
66386 Sankt Ingbert (Germany)

Phone: +49 (6894) 980 - 262
Mobile: +49 (173) 5627634
Fax: +49 (6894) 980 - 400

email: petra.meier@ibmt.fraunhofer.de
Internet: http://www.ibmt.fraunhofer.de