Research Associate (m/f/x)

Dresden, Sachsen (DE)
Nov 10, 2021
Dec 16, 2021
Fixed Term
Full Time

The mobility of people and goods is a central foundation of our modern society with increasingly global and diversely networked processes. It enables an efficient economy and represents a valuable asset that must be preserved and further developed. Mobility, especially with regard to road mobility and to road traffic, is currently confronted with global challenges, which urgently require fundamental solutions.

In the planned SFB/TRR 339, a spatially as well as temporally multidimensional, model of vehicle, tire and road surface (concrete and asphalt) will be developed and researched, taking into account the road pavements. The model combines all available and relevant information about the "road of the future" system from physical investigations and modeling as well as from informational and traffic-related data (sensor data, data models etc.). The approach enables and requires the interaction between the physical-engineering and the informational-traffic design levels. This interactive model in space and time is referred to as the digital twin of the road, subject to analysis, control and prediction of the physical road by means of common interfaces.

Additional Information:

At TU Dresden, Faculty of Civil Engineering, the Institute of Structural Analysis offers in Subproject INF, subject to resources being available, a project position as

Research Associate (m/f/x)

(subject to personal qualification employees are remunerated according to salary group E 13 TV-L)

starting January 1, 2022 initially to be filled by December 31, 2025, with the option of extension. The period of employment is governed by § 2 (2) Fixed Term Research Contracts Act (Wissenschaftszeitvertragsgesetz - WissZeitVG).

Tasks: implementation of the state-of-the-art analysis and informational requirement specification of the subprojects; interviews with employees; conception, implementation and operation of a technical information system; Further development of the technical information system through in-house app developments; long-term archiving and reuse of data; training of employees in the use of the technical information system; support and accompaniment of the research data management; initiation and expansion of information infrastructure cooperation with other projects / programs (GRK, SPP and NFDI); interdisciplinary collaboration with the other subprojects; writing scientific publications; presenting research results at conferences; using partial results of this scientific research activity for one's own qualification.

Requirements: very good university degree including PhD in civil engineering, mechanical engineering, computational engineering or another comparable engineering science or natural science; knowledge in the field of FEM, data modeling, IT and system administration; programming knowledge in Fortran; high amount of self-reliance, involvement and team spirit; very good scientific writing and speaking skills in English.

Applications from women are particularly welcome. The same applies to people with disabilities.

Please submit your comprehensive application including the usual documents and the specification of the sub-project number INF by December 16, 2021 (stamped arrival date of the university central mail service applies) by mail to: TU Dresden, Fakultät Bauingenieurwesen, Institut für Statik und Dynamik der Tragwerke, Prof. Kaliske -persönlich-, Helmholtzstr. 10, 01069 Dresden, Germany. or via the SecureMail portal of the TU Dresden as a PDF document Please submit copies only, as your application will not be returned to you. Expenses incurred in attending interviews cannot be reimbursed.

Reference to data protection: Your data protection rights, the purpose for which your data will be processed, as well as further information about data protection is available to you on the website: