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Research Assistant m/f (Pre Doc, 30 h)

Biomechanical Engineering
Karl Landsteiner University of Health Sciences (KL)


Established in 2013, the Karl Landsteiner University of Health Sciences (KL) is part of an academic and research community located at the Campus Krems, and includes a network of comprising teaching hospitals in St. Pölten, Krems and Tulln. The university offers degree programmes in Human Medicine, Psychotherapy, Counselling Sciences and Psychology which are tailored to the requirements of the Bologna model, opening the door to new, cutting-edge health professions. KL is committed to raising its profile in specific areas of biomedicine, biomedical engineering, and biopsychosocial sciences by entering into strategic academic and research partnerships with other institutions.

Starting at January 2018, the department of anatomy and biomechanics (division of biomechanics, Prof. Pahr) offers a research position, which is limited to the duration of three years:


Research Assistant m/f (Pre Doc, 30 h)


Your responsibilities:

• Participation in the funded research project “Developmental tissue engineering model of endochondral ossification for bone regeneration”

• In more detail, using of micro CT imaging, biomechanical testing, finite element simulations, and 3d printing

• Programming of evaluation- and analysis scripts

• Assistance in teaching in the fields of mathematics, physics, informatics and biomedical engineering

• Engagement in other research projects


Your profile:

• Degree in civil or mechanical engineering, biomedical engineering, technical physics, or similar fields

• Basic knowledge in programming, biomechanics, imaging (CT), experimental material characterization

• Good English skills

• Skills in script programming as well as experience in finite elements simulations of advantage

• The willingness to support teaching, experience is of advantage

• Self-responsible and reliable working approach

• Interest on scientific working and writing a dissertation

• Friendly and team oriented personality


Your perspective:

• You can expect a challenging job in an internationally recognized and highly motivated team


The Karl Landsteiner University of Health Sciences is dedicated to achieving a balanced mix of male and female academic and non-academic staff. Consequently, applications from female candidates are particularly welcome. The minimum gross salary for this position is € 2,045. Overpayment based on the internal salary structure and individual qualifications and experience is possible.


Applications should include a motivation letter, curriculum vitae, and credentials and should be mailed by 8. October 2017 to Ms. Christina Schwaiger of the Karl Landsteiner University of Health Sciences,

Dr.-Karl-Dorrek-Straße 30, 3500 Krems, Austria (bewerbung(at)kl.ac.at).


Name: Christina Schwaiger
Telefon: +43 2732 / 720 900

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