Research Associate - Mechanical Engineering

School/Institution:Technical University of Munich, Germany, Munchen

Discipline: Mechanical Engineering

Employment Type:Full-time


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Research Associate in the field of Mechanical Engineering / Carbon Composites

To extend our simulation group we are looking for a full time research associate, a dynamic and highly qualified person available to start as soon as possible to start as soon as possible. The Chair of Carbon Composites (LCC) at the Technical University of Munich pursues an interdisciplinary research approach from raw materials to production engineering up to complete composite components. With specially developed simulation methods, this process chain is also represented virtually. Focus of our simulation related research work is the industrialization of composite production processes and technologies.


  • Superior degree in mechanical engineering, materials sciences or numerical methods
  • General interest in manufacturing processes and design of composite structures
  • Sound knowledge on the mechanical behavior of composites
  • Initial experience in material modeling / structural analysis and / or process simulation desirable
  • Purposefulness and independent way of working
  • Team and communication skills


  • Independent execution of research projects in cooperation with industrial and academic partners
  • Implementation and verification of FE models, results evaluation, parameter studies, etc.
  • Planning and conduction of characterization and validation tests
  • Support on proposal writing
  • Supervision of students in the course of thesis work
  • Involvement with teaching in the field of composite materials

We offer

  • Exciting research and work environment in the midst of a young, dedicated team
  • Excellent laboratory equipment for the characterization and testing of composites
  • Possibility of doctorate for professional and personal development
  • Remuneration according to the collective agreement (TV-L)


Initially the position is limited to a duration of one year with potential for continuation. TUM has been pursuing the strategic goal of substantially increasing the diversity of its staff. As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, TUM explicitly encourages nominations of and applications from women as well as from all others who would bring additional diversity dimensions to the university’s research and teaching strategies. Preference will be given to disabled candidates with essentially the same qualifications. International candidates are highly encouraged to apply. Please send your CV and motivation letter to Dr. Swen Zaremba (

Technical University of Munich

Chair of Carbon Composites (LCC)

Dr.-Ing. Swen Zaremba

Boltzmannstraße 15, 85748 Garching

Tel. +49 89 289 15081,

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