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Postdoc in Biomechanical Engineering (m/f/d)

PWG-LMU Klinikum
Munich (Stadt), Bayern (DE)
Closing date
26 Jul 2024

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Biomedicine, Engineering
Job Type
Employment - Hours
Full time
Fixed term

The Hospital of the University of Munich, Germany, is one of the largest and most competitive university hospitals in Germany and Europe. 48 specialized hospitals, departments and institutions harbouring excellent research and education provide patient care at the highest medical level with around 11.000 employees.

The Muskuloskelettales Universitätszentrum München (MUM) on the Campus Großhadern invites applications for the department Orthopädie on the next possible date, in full time, for a

Postdoc in Biomechanical Engineering (m/f/d)

Muskuloskelettales Universitätszentrum München (MUM)

Scope of duties

Are you passionate about revolutionizing the field of arthroplasty implants? Do you have a strong background in biomechanics, possibly including experience in artificial intelligence or robotics? If so, we invite you to join our dynamic team at LMU hospital as a Biomechanical Engineer specialized in Arthroplasty Implants.

The musculoskeletal research laboratory, headed by Prof. Dr. Boris Holzapfel and Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Böcker, is seeking a Postdoctoral researcher in (biomechanical) engineering with a specialization in arthroplasty. Your key responsibilities would be:

  • Conduct analysis and evaluation of arthroplasty implants and develop protocols to simulate real-life conditions
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to design and implement experiments and tests to assess the performance and longevity of arthroplasty implants
  • Collaborate with R&D teams to optimize existing designs and develop innovative solutions for arthroplasty implants

Our requirements

  • The call is intended for an individual who works well in a team and is a self-starter, possessing a wellconnected and (inter)national research profile. The primary emphasis will be on the fields of biomechanics and implant properties.
  • Your qualifications should include:
    • Ph.D. or Master's degree in Biomechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or a related field with a focus on arthroplasty implants
    • Proficiency in utilizing analytical tools and software for data analysis
    • Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to work in a collaborative team environment
    • Effective communication skills to present findings, create technical reports, and interact with internal and external stakeholders

Our offer

  • Join our team and contribute to advancing arthroplasty implants, improving patient lives, and shaping the future of orthopedic technology.
  • If you're ready to make a significant impact in the field of biomechanics, we look forward to reviewing your application.
  • We provide growth opportunities within our team.
  • Remuneration is based on the Collective Agreement for the Public Sector of the Länder (TV-L) including all allowances customary in the public sector.
  • Our research facility includes well-equipped biotechnology laboratories with capabilities for biomechanical testing, including custom-made knee kinematics equipment, shoulder rigs, Zwick, Instron and Ultimaker.
  • In addition we offer further education and training, company pension scheme, childcare services, mobile work (if suitable), job ticket, discounts and staff accommodation.

The position is initially limited to two years and should commence as soon as possible.

Disabled persons will be preferentially considered in case of equal qualification. Presentation costs cannot be refunded. Please send a cover letter, a CV, and any letters of recommendation as a single pdf file. For further information please contact Prof. Dr. Susanne Mayer, phone +49 89 4400 - 74860.

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LMU Klinikum – Campus Großhadern
Muskuloskelettales Universitätszentrum München (MUM)

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