The University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland includes nine schools. We are looking for you to join the School of Engineering, Institute of Polymer Engineering, in Windisch, Switzerland, at the earliest possible date:
Composites / Simulation
as Project Manager in Applied Research
Your tasks: Collaborate in and manage various applied research projects in the competence field of structural mechanics; design/simulate composite structures; simulate the manufacturing process for fibre-reinforced components; model material behaviour of composite materials; develop manufacturing and joining technologies; contribute to the further development of the institute’s core competencies; foster strategic partnerships with industry representatives; support teaching activities in mechanical engineering courses with regard to selected competencies in polymer engineering
Your profile: Very good degree (MSc or PhD) in mechanical engineering, material sciences or production engineering with a strong flair for numerical methods, modelling and experience in the field of plastic processing / production of composite components; know-how in characterization (mechanical and thermal analysis) or experience in joining technology is desirable; practical experience in project acquisition and project management advantageous; fluency in written and spoken German (working language) and English (project-related communication); personal initiative to work in a scientifically exciting and application-oriented environment; an independent approach and the ability to work effectively in a team
Please contact Prof. Dr. Christian Brauner before submitting your application. For additional information, please visit www.fhnw.ch/technik/ikt.
Please submit your application online via the following button to Alberto Tagliatti, HR officer. For further information please contact Prof. Dr. Christian Brauner, group manager structural mechanics, P +41 56 202 74 75.