PhD position – multiscale failure analysis for wind turbine rotor blades

Weierstrass Institute invites applications for a Research Assistant Position (Ref. 16/12) in the Research Group ”Nonlinear Optimization and Inverse Problems”  starting at the earliest possible date for a third-party funded project on multiscale failure analysis under uncertainty of wind turbine rotor blades.

Applicants must hold a master’s degree in mathematics, physics or computational engineering. Besides a varied experience in implementing numerical algorithms, the successful candidate should have profound knowledge in at least two of the fields Uncertainty Quantification, Multiscale Finite Elements, Optimal Control.

Please direct your queries to Prof.  D. Hömberg (Dietmar.Hoemberg@wias-berlin.de).The salary is according to the German federal public service tariff. The appointment is limited to three years.

The Weierstrass Institute is an equal opportunity employer. We explicitly encourage female researchers to apply for the offered position. Among equally qualified applicants, disabled candidates will be given preference.

All applicants’ materials (curriculum vitae, photocopies of certificates and a list of publications, including a cover letter) shall be sent with the reference number 16/12 exclusively in electronic form in a single pdf file by October 9, 2016 to:

jobs@wias-berlin.de.

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