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  • Research Assistant (PreDoc) Biomechanics - Austria

    TheKarl Landsteiner University of Health Sciences (KL) is part of an academic andresearch community located at the Campus Krems, and includes a network ofcomprising teaching hospitals in St. Pölten, Krems and Tulln. The universityoffers degree programs in Human Medicine, Psychotherapy, Counselling Sciencesand Psychology and are tailored to the requirements of the Bologna model,opening the door to new, cutting-edge health professions. KL is committed toraising its profile in specific areas of biomedicine, biomedical engineering,and biopsychosocial sciences by entering into strategic academic and researchpartnerships with other institutions.
    Startingat December 2019, thedepartment of anatomy and biomechanics (division ofbiomechanics, Prof. Pahr) offers a research position, which is limited to theduration of three years:
    Research Assistantm/f (Pre Doc, 30 h)

    Your responsibilities:
    • Participationin the research project “PrintMyBone –3D printing of artificial bones from clinical CT data”.
    • In particular:use of FDM and SLA printing processes, extension of these printing processes(keywords: "composite materials" and "non-planar slicing")as well as characterization of 3D printed parts (mechanical testing, micro-CTimaging). The goal is to create 3D printed structures that mimic the mechanicalproperties of human bones and can be used for precise, repeatable tests for thedevelopment of medical devices or for training purposes.
    • Submissionof research applications, participation in third-party funded projects
    • Supervisionof students and participation in teaching

    • Master degree in biomedical engineering, mechanical or civil engineering, technical physics, material sciences or similar fields
    • handicraft skills and enjoyment of manual laboratory work
    • Basic knowledge of image processing and programming
    • Interest in 3D printing and scientific work
    • Reliable and independent way of working
    • Friendly and team oriented personality

    Ihre Perspektive:
    You can expect a challenging job in a highlymotivated team with the possibility to achieve the academic degree of a PhD(Dr. techn.)
    People with disabilities who meet the requiredqualification criteria are expressly invited to apply and are given specialconsideration. The minimum classification is € 2,100 gross per month.

    Applications should include amotivation letter, curriculum vitae, and credentials and should be mailed by 17of November 2019 to Ms. Christina Schwaiger of the Karl Landsteiner Universityof Health Sciences, Dr.-Karl-Dorrek-Straße 30, 3500 Krems, Austria (

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