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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The School of Statistics and Actuarial Science seeks to appoint a Statistician of high academic standing to the position of Professor of Statistics. Areas of interest in the school include: Longitudinal Data Analysis, Survey Sampling, Nonparametric Statistics, Bayesian Analysis, Optimization Theory...
University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, 18 June 2014
NISlab/CCIS invites applications for two positions as Professor or Associate Professor of Information Security (Computer Science). The positions will be central in a new research group focusing on cyber security of critical infrastructures, control systems and ICT-accessible objects and systems, as...
Gjøvik University College, Gjøvik, 10 June 2014
Applicants should have an economic or engineering academic education and good knowledge in the field of energy industry. Many years of practice experience, cooperation in research projects and an established expert network are further requirements. High-quality and current publications underline...
Pforzheim University, Pforzheim, 24 July 2014
as soon as possible. The new professor is expected to have excellent scientific skills in the field of power plant and power system dynamics holding a successful career in at least one of the following areas: Control and automation technology for power plants Simulation of the dynamic grid...
University of Stuttgart, Stuttgart, 24 July 2014
This professorship is associated with leadership of the corresponding institute.The research focus of this professorship is in the area of fundamental processes of cell biology and multicellular mammalian systems. Furthermore, relevant biomedical aspects such as the identification of pathomechanisms...
University of Stuttgart, Stuttgart, 24 July 2014
Payment follows TVöD (Salary Class 75% E13) The positions are to be filled as soon as possible, limited to three years with the possibility of extension. The advertised positions are embedded into the joint research project MaxSynbio sponsored by the Max-Planck-Society and by the German Ministry for...
Max Planck Institute for Dynamics of Complex Technical Systems, Magdeburg, 21 July 2014
with a strong interest in ultrafast laser based condensed matter research. The salary is based on TV-L (NRW) Entgeltgruppe 13. The successful candidate will be involved in the development of new ultrafast laser based experiments (Intense THz generation, ultrafast Raman spectroscopy, FSRS, HHG,...
University of Cologne, Cologne, 17 July 2014
The PhD program is open to applicants holding a Master's degree (with written thesis) or a German 'Diplom' in physics, geophysical sciences (incl. meteorology and oceanography), chemistry, ecology, mathematics, computer science, engineering, or economics. To apply, please register online and...
International Max Planck Research School on Earth System Modelling, Hamburg, 17 July 2014
Job-ID: 2213 Region: Doha, Katar The Emirate of Qatar is investing in a powerful new railway infrastructure under the Qatar Rail Development Program. This includes the Metro in the capital of Doha and a long-distance network for passenger and freight transport. To complete the holistic approach of...
DB International GmbH, Doha (Katar), 16 July 2014
starting from July 1st, 2014 by granting 12 Scholarship for PhD students (engineering and computer science) for a period of 36 months This IRTG will promote excellent research and the training of talented young engineers and computer scientists in a multi-disciplinary and international...
University of Kaiserslautern, Kaiserslautern, 10 July 2014
The Assistant Professor will be appointed to WHU, and granted a leave of absence to the PIK. The position will be located at the WHU campus in Vallendar and the PIK campus in Potsdam. WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management is a privately funded business school based in Vallendar/Koblenz and in...
Otto Beisheim School of Management (WHU) / Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) e. V., Vallendar, Potsdam, 10 July 2014
School of Management - Steyr Job focus: supply chain forecasting o supply chain resilience o ICT support for supply chains o collection and analysis of empirical data Qualification requirements: completed higher education (Master 's degree) o experience in statistical analysis, either qualitative or...
University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria, Steyr (Austria), 9 July 2014
starting on 01.04.2015. The professorship represents research and teaching in the field of fundamental research as well as mathematically based methods for safety theory and quantitative risk assessment with a clear relation to applications in civil and environmental engineering problems. The...
Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Universität Hannover, Hannover, 3 July 2014
Job description : The position is part of SCCER-CREST, the Swiss Competence Centre for Energy Research that focuses on economic, social and legal aspects of the transition of energy systems (https://sccer-crest.unibas.ch). The successful candidate is expected to contribute strongly to the planned...
University of Neuchâtel, http://www2.unine.ch/seco/page-2274_en.html, 30 June 2014
The section for Imaging and Structural Analysis (ISA) in the Department of Energy Conversion and Storage at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) is seeking a candidate for a Ph.D. position as part of a Danish Research Council project on in-situ transmission electron microscopy on operating...
Technical University of Denmark (DTU), Lyngby, 26 June 2014
Applications are invited for a non-tenure track assistant professorship position in network science with focus on business networks, starting 2015. Candidates are required to hold a Ph.D. either in economics, management, social sciences, computer sciences, or natural sciences, and are expected to...
University of Zurich, Zurich, 26 June 2014
commencing at the earliest opportunity. It is expected the representation of one or more subject areas, such as philosophy of technology, cultural studies, technology assessment, methodology and philosophy of culture science and/or engineeringsciences in research and teaching. The candidate will be...
Brandenburg University of Technology (BTU) Cottbus?Senftenberg, Cottbus, 18 June 2014
with self-designed projects in the natural sciences and engineering as well as in the humanities and social sciences. In principle, the positions could be established in any research area and shall enable the fellows to conduct an independent research project. Nevertheless, the integration in an...
University of Bremen, Bremen, 17 June 2014
The German University in Cairo- GUC (Cairo Campus)  Architecture and Urban Design Program The German University in Cairo invites applications for the following vacancies to be filled during the academic year 2014/2015: Description The German University in Cairo is looking for highly capable and...
The German University in Cairo, Cairo, 9 June 2014
The German University in Cairo- GUC (Cairo Campus)  Architecture and Urban Design Program The German University in Cairo invites applications for the following vacancies to be filled during the academic year 2014/2015: Description The German University in Cairo is looking for highly capable and...
The German University in Cairo, Cairo, 9 June 2014
The German University in Cairo- GUC (Cairo Campus)  Architecture and Urban Design Program The German University in Cairo invites applications for the following vacancies to be filled during the academic year 2014/2015 Description: The German University in Cairo is looking for highly capable and...
The German University in Cairo, Cairo, 9 June 2014
The German University in Cairo- GUC (Cairo Campus) Civil Engineering Program   The German University in Cairo invites applications for the following vacancies to be filled during the academic year 2014/2015     Position Description:   The German University in Cairo is looking for highly able and...
The German University in Cairo, Cairo, 9 June 2014
The German University in Cairo- GUC (Cairo Campus) Civil Engineering Program   The German University in Cairo invites applications for the following vacancies to be filled during the academic year 2014/2015   Position Description:   The German University in Cairo is looking for highly able and...
The German University in Cairo, Cairo, 9 June 2014
The German University in Cairo- GUC (Cairo Campus) Civil Engineering Program   The German University in Cairo invites applications for the following vacancies to be filled during the academic year 2014/2015     Position Description:   The German University in Cairo is looking for highly able and...
The German University in Cairo, Cairo, 9 June 2014
The German University in Cairo- GUC (Cairo Campus) Faculty of Engineering and Material Sciences   The German University in Cairo invites applications for the following vacancies to be filled during the academic year 2014/2015     Position Description: The German University in Cairo is looking for...
The German University in Cairo, Cairo, 9 June 2014
The German University in Cairo- GUC (Cairo Campus) Faculty of Engineering and Material Sciences   The German University in Cairo invites applications for the following vacancies to be filled during the academic year 2014/2015   Position Description The German University in Cairo is looking for...
The German University in Cairo, Cairo, 9 June 2014
The German University in Cairo- GUC (Cairo Campus) Faculty of Engineering and Material Sciences   The German University in Cairo invites applications for the following vacancies to be filled during the academic year 2014/2015     Position Description: The German University in Cairo is looking for...
The German University in Cairo, Cairo, 9 June 2014
The German University in Cairo- GUC (Cairo Campus) Faculty of Pharmacy and Biotechnology   The German University in Cairo invites applications for the following vacancies to be filled during the academic year 2014/2015   Position Description and Qualifications:   The German University in Cairo is...
The German University in Cairo, Cairo, 9 June 2014
The German University in Cairo- GUC (Cairo Campus) Faculty of Pharmacy and Biotechnology   The German University in Cairo invites applications for the following vacancies to be filled during the academic year 2014/2015   Position Description and Qualifications:   The successful candidate is expected...
The German University in Cairo, Cairo, 9 June 2014
The German University in Cairo- GUC (Cairo Campus) Faculty of Pharmacy and Biotechnology   The German University in Cairo invites applications for the following vacancies to be filled during the academic year 2014/2015       Position Description and Qualifications:   The successful candidate is...
The German University in Cairo, Cairo, 9 June 2014
The MaxNetAging Research School (MNARS) is seeking applications for Doctoral and Postdoctoral Fellowships, starting in February 2015. MNARS is an international graduate program launched by the Max Planck International Research Network on Aging (MaxNetAging). The program focuses on topics of aging...
Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Rostock, 2 June 2014
BI Norwegian Business School, Department of Strategy and Logistics, is searching for a professor/ associate professor in Logistics, Operations and/or Supply Chain Management with focus on applied research. The Department of Strategy and Logistics offers teaching and undertakes research on strategic...
BI Norwegian Business School, Oslo, 14 May 2014
DTU Fotonik at the Technical University of Denmark and ADVA Optical Networking in Germany have an open industrial PhD position in the project Advanced Integration of SDN and SDO for Future-Proof Networks ABACUS. The ABACUS project aims at integrating Software Defined Networking (SDN) and Software...
Technical University of Denmark (DTU), Lyngby, 7 May 2014