PhD Position in the Field of Fire Dynamics

Jülich Research Centre (FZJ)

Jülich, Germany

Work group:

IAS-7 – Zivile Sicherheitsforschung



Area of research:

PHD Thesis



Job description:

Your Job:


Design and setup of an analysis concept for the pyrolysis gases Operation of the existing experiment and investigation of various cable types Comparison of experimental insights with data from fire dynamics models Exchange with national and international project partners Preparing scientific publications and mentoring of students


Your Profile:


Master degree in engineering or science Strong cooperation and communication skills as well as the ability to work in with an interna-tional and interdisciplinary team Interest in complex issues and fundamental research Knowledge of experimental methods and quantitative evaluation methods Interest in the conception and application of measurement systems Programming skills (preferably Python) Excellent oral and written English skills


Our Offer:


Outstanding scientific and technical infrastructure – ideal conditions for successfully completing a doctoral degree A highly motivated group as well as an international and interdisciplinary working environment at one of Europe’s largest research establishments Chance of participating in (international) conferences and project meetings Continuous, professional support by your scientific supervisor Further development of your personal strengths, e.g. via a comprehensive further training programme Pay in line with 75 % of pay group 13 of the Collective Agreement for the Public Service (TVöD-Bund) pay higher than the basic pay may be possible Usually a contract for the duration of 3 years

Forschungszentrum Jülich aims to employ more women in this area and therefore particularly welcomes applications from women.We also welcome applications from disabled persons.



Please apply via recruiter’s website.

Quote Reference: 2019D-108

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