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  • Doctoral position - Biomechanics in Sports, Technical University of Munich, GER

    Doctoral position available at the Department of Biomechanics in Sports, Technical University of Munich

    Muscle-tendon interaction in stretch-shortening cycles:
    Influence of serial elastic components and stretch-induced force enhancement

    Research at the Technical University of Munich
    Main focus is to analyze the interaction between the contractile and series elastic elements of in vivo human triceps surea muscle action during and after stretch-shortening cycles.
    Position at the TUM
    • 3 year PhD candidate (65% research assistant)
    • Membership at the local faculty graduate school
    • Aimed project start January 2018

    We are looking for highly motivated and enthusiastic PhD students with an excellent MSc. or diploma degree in the fields of kinesiology, biomechanics or sports science. Candidates must have methodological skills in
    • Ultrasound imaging (muscle tendon complex)
    • Dynamometric measures (isokinetic strength tests)
    • Electromyography
    • electrical muscle stimulation
    • Data processing in MATLAB

    With your electronic application, please submit:
    1) Motivation letter for the position (max 2 pages)
    2) Up-to-date vita in English including relevant documents (e.g. certificates, diploma, references)

    More information can be found here: Job TUM
    or at

    Please submit your e-application materials with the subject line “SSC TUM” to by no later than 20th of October, 2017.

    Wolfgang Seiberl

    TUM is an equal opportunity employer. Therefore, women are especially encouraged to apply. Disabled persons with equivalent qualifications will be preferentially employed.