Research Associate / PhD Student (m/f/x)

Dresden, Sachsen (DE)
20 May 2022
End of advertisement period
08 Jul 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

At TU Dresden, Faculty of Civil Engineering, the Institute of Concrete Structures (Prof. Marx) offers, subject to the availability of resources, a position as

Research Associate / PhD Student (m/f/x)
(subject to personal qualification employees are remunerated according to salary group E 13 TV-L)

starting as soon as possible. The position is initially limited for 36 months. The period of employment is governed by the Fixed Term Research Contracts Act (Wissenschaftszeitvertragsgesetz - WissZeitVG). The position offers the chance to obtain further academic qualification (e.g. PhD).

Task: Scientific investigations, particularly in the DFG project "Design methodology for cross-life monitoring of structures with unknown damage  process" within the framework of SPP 2388. The aim of this project is to develop a design methodology that can be used to reliably design a sensor concept for the new application area of cross-life monitoring systems. The assignments include scientific investigations in the field of bridge construction; evaluations of damage, measurement, 3D imaging and inspection data of engineering constructions; numerical simulations and analyses; publications of research results in scientific journals and at conferences. In addition, the project-related supervision of student projects and theses (diploma and master) is also within the scope of duties.

Requirements: university degree in the field of civil engineering, building materials engineering, construction informatics or comparable with an above-average academic performance; deep interest in civil engineering, construction informatics; great sense of responsibility, reliability and a high degree of initiative; good organizational skills and an independent and conscientious approach to work; interest in interdisciplinary cooperation, good team spirit and communication skills including good oral and writing skills; very good English skills and at least a basic knowledge of German; skilled in the use of technology and software commonly used in this profession. 

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

Please submit your application with the necessary documents quoting the job number w22-158 by July 08, 2022 (stamped arrival date of the university central mail service applies) to: TU Dresden, Fakultät Bauingenieurwesen, Institut für Massivbau, z. Hd. Herrn Prof. Dr.-Ing. Steffen Marx, Helmholtzstr. 10, 01069 Dresden or via the TU Dresden SecureMail Portal by sending it as a single pdf document to Please submit copies only, as your application will not be returned to you. Expenses incurred in attending interviews cannot be reimbursed.

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