For the Institute of Biomechanics at the Hamburg University of Technology for the earliest possible date, we are looking for a:


full time and for a maximum of  four years. The remuneration is in accordance with 13 TV-L.

No.: 18024WM3

At the heart of TU Hamburg’s research, teaching and transfer of technology is the guiding principle of developing technology for people. The TU Hamburg sees itself in this context as a family-friendly and sustainable university with high performance and quality standards that strives for excellence in all its research fields. Interdisciplinarity, innovation, regionality and internationality are binding principles in our actions.

With currently around 8.000 students, 110 professors and 1.650 employees, the TU Hamburg is characterised by short decision-making processes and close cooperation between the board, the institutes, the deans of studies, the research areas and the administration. We identify ourselves with a modern leadership culture and cultivate appreciative interaction.

The prospective candidates should strengthen the focus of the group on computer simulation of implants for musculoskeletal treatment.

  • Research on defined topics related to computer modeling of the biomechanics of implants
  • Publication of research results in international journals
  • Presentation of research results at international conferences
  • Support for teaching in an area related to the research topic

We welcome applications from individuals who are motivated, enthusiastic and highly interested in developing engineering solutions for clinical problems.

  • Successful completion of a Masters' degrees program (or similar) in particular in the subject area/s Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Computational Mechanics or a related discipline
  • Experience in finite element modeling
  • Strong programming and computer modelling skills
  • Good written and spoken English (B2/C1 GER)

    The Institute for Biomechanics at the Hamburg University of Technology has a strong focus in Research and Teaching

    • Scientific qualification with the opportunity to receive a Dr.-Ing degree (PhD)
    • A defined research project that can be shaped according to your interests
    • Exciting topics and participation in cutting-edge research and teaching
    • A family-friendly and collegial working environment in a committed team as well as varied areas of responsibility

    For further information please contact Mrs Sara Checa, +49 40 42878-3253,

    We particularly encourage women to apply. Due to their underrepresentation in the advertised salary group, women will be given priority in cases of equal suitability, qualifications and professional performance.

    Please send your complete application documents (cover letter, curriculum vitae in table form, proof ofcompleted training and/or university degree, job references or certificates of employment) via the online application system.

    We look forward to receiving your online application by July 23rd 2024.

    Notice for graduates of foreign educational qualifications:

    Please submit proof of all obtained university degrees and, if available, the recognition of your educational qualifications in Germany (e.g. anabin excerpts and/or acknowledgement of previous employers).

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