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Postdoctoral Position (f/m/d) in Computational Mechanics
Published(221 days ago)
Deadline for applications(190 days ago)
Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht Zentrum für Material- und Küstenforschung (HZG)Geesthacht
Postdoctoral Position (m/f/d)
in Computational Mechanics
code no. 2019/WM 1
The place of employment is Geesthacht, Germany. The Institute of Materials Research of Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht is offering a 2-years postdoctoral position (m/f/d) in the area of computational mechanics. A primary objective of the position will be the development of a novel multi-physics simulation framework for sintering of magnesium. Sintering of magnesium is used at Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht to manufacture novel biodegradable implants for biomedical engineering. By means of computer simulations, we aim at a significant acceleration of the development of tailor-made magnesium alloys for biomedical engineering. The focus of this position lies on computational modelling. However, we offer an environment where new computational methods can be developed and tested in close collaboration with in-house experimentalists.
development of a computational multi-physics model of sintering of magnesium
implementation of the developed multi-physics model in an in-house simulation code in C++
validation of your results in collaboration with in-house experimentalists
publication and presentation of your scientific results in international scientific journals and at international conferences and workshops
master‘s and PhD degree in computational mechanics, mechanical engineering or similar area
excellent knowledge of computational modelling, in particular of computational mechanics
very good programming skills in C++
proven experience in code development (coding skills will be checked during the job interview!)
very good knowledge of the theoretical foundations of engineering (mechanics, thermodynamics, applied mathematics etc.)
very good English
We offer you:
multinational work environment with over 950 colleagues from more than 50 nations
extensive options of vocational training (i. a. expert seminars, language courses or leadership seminars)
flexible working hours and various models to ensure ensure the compatibility of family and career
excellent infrastructure including modern work spaces
remuneration according to the standards of the collective wage agreement TV-AVH including further social benefits
The promotion of equal rights is a matter of course for us. Severely disabled persons and these equals severely disabled persons who are equally suitable for the position will be considered preferentially within the framework of legal requirements.
The Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht (HZG),
in Geesthacht, near Hamburg, and in Teltow, near Berlin, conducts materials and coastal research. You can find more information at www.hzg.de.
The Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht (HZG)
is one of the 18 national institutions of the Hermann von Helmholtz Association of German Research Centres e.V. (HGF). Around 950 employees carry out basic research and development work in close cooperation with national and international research institutions, research-oriented clinics and economic and public institutions.
At the Institute of Materials Research
some 200 scientists conduct research in the five sub-institutes "Materials Mechanics", "Materials Physics", "Materials Technology", "Magnesium Innovation Centre MagIC" and "Metallic Biomaterials".
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