Job Advertisement P 158/2021
The University of Rostock offers a diverse, varied and demanding job in a tradition-conscious, yet innovative, modern and family-friendly university in a lively city by the sea.
At the Faculty of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering, Institute of General Electrical Engineering, Chair of Electromagnetic Field Theory, subject to allocation of funds, we are filling the following position at the next possible date for a limited period for the project "Interdisciplinary SFB 1270 Electrically Active Implants – ELAINE“ until 30.06.2025:
Research Associate (m/f/d)
EG 13 TV-L, full-time employment, 40 hours/week, limited, project position
Tasks and Responsibilities
- research within the subproject A02 „Multi-scale models for studies on electrically active implants in due consideration of uncertainties in the input data“ of the DFG Collaborative Research Centre (SFB) (www.elaine.uni-rostock.de) with the aim of scientific qualification (doctorate)
- numerical modelling and simulation of the electric field distribution of innovative electro-stimulative osteosynthesis systems using the finite element method and optimisation of the electrode system
- numerical models for the regeneration of cartilage using different types of electrical stimulation
- numerical models for cell-material interaction and cell adhesion under the influence of electric fields
- preparing publications and reports relevant to the project
- active participation in SFB activities (workshops, colloquia, conferences)
- completed university degree (diploma, master's degree or comparable degree) in computational (science and) engineering, electrical
engineering, biomedical engineering, mathematics or physics with at least good results
- comprehensive knowledge of the numerics of partial differential equations and programming (C++, Python, Julia or similar)
- profound knowledge of the English language, both written and oral
- willingness to work seriously and with commitment on a project of one's own scientific qualification
- interest in interdisciplinary research and enjoy working in interdisciplinary groups
- independent approach and ability to work on new topics
- Employment relationship in accordance with the provisions of the Collective Agreement for the Public Service of the Federal States (TV-L) with the employer Land Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, represented by the University of Rostock
- remuneration with salary group 13 if personal and collective agreement requirements are met
- an individual assignment of the experience level according to the collective agreement, taking into account your previous professional experience
- 30 days annual vacation and annual special payment; additional pension plan (VBL)
- flexible working hours
- various offers for health promotion and work-life balance, e.g. through our family office or our URgesund health management system
- multitude of continuing education opportunities, including language courses, IT courses, seminars for professional development
- participation in the extensive range of university sports activities
University of Rostock as an employer
Equal opportunities are important to us. We welcome applications from suitable severely disabled persons or persons of equal status. We aim to increase the proportion of women in research and teaching and therefore encourage relevantly qualified women to apply. We welcome applications from people of other nationalities or with a migration background.
In principle, the position is also suitable for part-time employment. If corresponding applications are received, we will consider whether the part-time wishes can be met within the scope of official feasibilities.
The temporal limitation of the employment relationship is based on § 2 (1) WissZeitVG.
If desired, the staff council can be consulted during the selection process. Please enclose an informal request for this with your application documents.
We look forward to receiving your online application with convincing documents by 08.08.2021. Only applications received via our application portal will be considered.
Unfortunately, application and travel costs cannot be covered by the state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.
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