Jobs and Vacancies in Engineering Research

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES IN ENGINEERING

A research engineer position can entail literally hundreds of different disciplines and research fields. The one unifying principle of all fields of engineering is the application of research into the formation of new structures, machines, processes or materials. If you were to ask the public about how they envisage the work of engineers, their view would probably be shaped by the scientifically revolutionary nineteenth century and names such as the structural engineer, Brunel, or pioneer of the steam locomotive, George Stephenson. Engineers today can, however, expect much more varied possibilities than just jobs in civil engineering or mechanics. Modern science and technology have brought together all types of fields and disciplines into an engineering research landscape that promises exciting opportunities for thousands of academics.

Due to the nature of engineering as an applied science, the work of a research engineer will most probably be of interest to many other parties, including industry and governments. Research budgets have, therefore, remained strong despite the recent financial squeeze in academia. Whether you are looking for your next job at companies, research institutes or universities, plenty of options are open to you.

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United Nations University - International Institute for Integrated Management of Material Fluxes and of Resources (UNU-FLORES) Reference Number: 2014/UNU/FLORES/FTA/CAA/26 United Nations University Objectives: The United Nations University (UNU) is an international community of scholars, engaged...
United Nations University (UNU), Dresden, 1 October 2014
The digital transformation of our economic and societal system is fully underway. This revolution in communications and media technology massively reduces the costs of administering social and commercial transactions leading to important implications for how value is generated and appropriated in...
University of Cologne, Cologne, 16 October 2014
The digital transformation of our economic and societal system is fully underway. This revolution in communications and media technology massively reduces the costs of administering social and commercial transactions leading to important implications for how value is generated and appropriated in...
University of Cologne, Cologne, 16 October 2014
affiliated with the Department of Mechanical Engineering and starting on April 1, 2016. Preference for this research and teaching position will be given to candidates with interest and experience in the field of material adapted design and construction of statically and dynamically highly loaded...
Technische Universität Darmstadt, Darmstadt, 9 October 2014
Zum nächstmöglichen Zeitpunkt suchen wir zur Verstärkung unseres Teams im Studiengang Wirtschaftsingenieurwesen in der Fakultät Wirtschaftswissenschaften einen/eine Professor/-in (Besoldungsgruppe W2) für das Gebiet: Produktionsautomatisierung und Elektrotechnik Gesucht wird eine Professorin/ein...
Hochschule Aalen für Technik und Wirtschaft, Aalen, 9 October 2014
(Code. No. 354) beginning summer term 2015. The Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Technische Uni­ver­si­tät Darmstadt is looking for a nationally and internationally renowned professor with a strong scientific background for lecturing and research for the Professorship in Waste...
Technische Universität Darmstadt, Darmstadt, 25 September 2014
The Max-Planck-Gesellschaft zur Förderung der Wissenschaften e.V. (MPG) is an independent, non-profit research organisation, whose goal is to promote top quality research at its institutes. The over 80 research institutes of the Max-Planck-Gesellschaft conduct basic research in Biology and Medicine;...
Max-Planck-Gesellschaft zur Förderung der Wissenschaften e.V. (MPG) / Technische Universität München (TUM), various locations, 25 September 2014
commencing at the earliest opportunity. The junior professorship will be financed for five years through a group of donors and will be incorporated into the research field of lightweight design. The app­li­cant has a background in Engineering with proven scientific research experience. A solid...
Brandenburgische Technische Universität Cottbus-Senftenberg (BTU), Cottbus-Senftenberg, 18 September 2014
More detailed information about vacant positions can be found on the website of Magdeburg-Stendal University of Applied Sciences:
Magdeburg-Stendal University of Applied Sciences, Magdeburg, 18 September 2014
to be appointed as soon as possible. The salary will be composed of a base salary according to the Bayerische Besoldungsgesetz (Bavarian Remuneration Act, pay-scale grade W3). We are looking for an excellent candidate with high potential who should have established an interna­tional recognized...
Technische Universität München (TUM), Munich, 17 September 2014
IPODI Fellows will receive: o A two-year employment contract with salaries equal to those of the Marie Curie Programme for experienced researchers, including social security and health insurance as well as pension coverage (salary scale between E 13 and E 14 TV-L), o A yearly travel allowance, o A...
International Post-Doc Initiative (IPODI), Technische Universität Berlin, Berlin, 15 September 2014
Topic of this professorship is electrical measurement. Experience in photonics such as optical measurement incl. sensing, laser measurements and optical communication is appreciated. The position is within the »Information Technology« department which provides the Bachelor programs »Electrical...
Pforzheim University, Pforzheim, 11 September 2014
We are seeking qualified applicants for teaching and research in the area of rail vehicle and transport systems. The starting date is July 1st, 2016. Recognized expertise in the following areas is particularly welcome: The main research areas adress various challenges in rail vehicle technology....
RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, 4 September 2014