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12-03-2009, 01:52 AM
The Institute of Lightweight Design and Structural Biomechanics of the
Vienna University of Technology, Austria, seeks a Postdoc in
Experimental (Bio)Mechanics for a period of two years.

The selected candidate will be involved in research and teaching in
the fields of biomechanics and lightweight design. He/she will design
novel experiments in a state-of-the-art laboratory in micro- and
nanomechanics to test original scientific hypotheses. He/she will gain
teaching experience at the undergraduate or graduate level and advise
PhD students in his/her domain of expertise. He/she will contribute to
the experimental validation of computational models developed at the
institute and lead contract research projects. The candidate must hold
a Ph.D. degree in mechanical engineering, engineering physics,
material science, or a closely related field. We are looking for a
highly motivated individual with strong competences in metrology and
excellent organizational skills with an established interest in
interdisciplinary and team-oriented research.

Knowledge of the German language and European Union citizenship are
advantageous, but not mandatory. The Vienna University of Technology
aims to increase the proportion of women in its scientific personnel
and explicitly encourages qualified women to apply for this position.

Applications, including a letter of motivation and complete CV should
be sent before December 23rd 2009 to "Personalabteilung für das
wissenschaftliche Personal", Technische Universität Wien (TU Wien)
Karlsplatz 13 A-1040 Wien, Austria

Philippe K. Zysset Ph.D.
Institute of Lightweight Design and Structural Biomechanics
Vienna Institute of Technology
Gußhausstraße 27-29
A-1040 Wien
Tel: +43 1 58801 31723
Fax: +43 1 58801 31799
E-mail: philippe.zysset@ilsb.tuwien.ac.at
URL: www.ilsb.tuwien.ac.at
DVR 0005886