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PhD Position – Control Engineering/Cardiovascular Dynamics TU Vienna

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  • PhD Position – Control Engineering/Cardiovascular Dynamics TU Vienna

    In the research studio titled ‚Tiny Heart Catheter Pump with Air Propulsion (Assistance of Temporary Cardiac Failure)‘ a PhD position is available that will focus mainly on the electronic and control aspects of the project. Aim is the development and optimization of a miniature pneumatically operated heart catheter pump based on an existing prototype. The successful candidate will mainly work on the development of the experimental setup and control for a pulsatile mock circulation, signal processing and experimental testing.
    Requirements: Candidates should possess a Masters degree in Electrical or Control Engineering or similar and have experience in the field of control engineering and signal processing.
    The interdisciplinary project is a cooperation between Vienna University of Technology (Prof. Margit Gföhler, Rehabilitation engineering) and the Vienna Medical University (Prof. Werner Mohl, Cardiothoracic surgery). The position will start November 1, 2011 and is limited to 2 years. An extension to 2.5 years is planned but not guaranteed. Salary according to standards of Austrian Research Funds.
    Interested candidates should send their application in English including a complete CV and an accompanying letter detailing the candidate's motivations, his or her previous experience, and relevant skills, preferably by email to: