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pzysset82
04-05-2010, 05:04 PM
The Institute of Lightweight Design and Structural Biomechanics
(http://www.ilsb.tuwien.ac.at) of the Vienna University of Technology
in Austria, has an opening for 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 experimental mechanics 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.


Please, send your application to:

Personalabteilung für das wissenschaftliche Personal
Technische Universität Wien (TU Wien)
Karlsplatz 13, A-1040 Wien, Austria
before the deadline of April 28th, 2010.


For additional information, please, contact:

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