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Research Assistant (Doctoral Researcher, m/f/d)

(Salary Scale 13 TV-L, 100 %)

The International Research Training Group IRTG 2657 invites applications for 10 positions of a Research Assistant (Doctoral Researcher, m/f/d) (Salary Scale 13 TV-L, 100 %) starting September 1st, 2021. The positions are limited to 3 years.

The International Research Training Group IRTG 2657 on „Computational Mechanics Techniques in High Dimensions“ conducts research in close collaboration between researchers from Leibniz University Hannover and École normale supérieure Paris-Saclay on innovative computational techniques for engineering and scientific-technical solutions.


In the IRTG 2657, you will do research in an international and diverse team on cutting edge methods for physics-based simulation of complex systems behaviour and processes. We offer a collaborative guidance of your research accompanied with training on additional scientific skills. An internship at the partner university is a mandatory part of the IRTG.


You graduated from an engineering, mathematics or natural sciences programme, which qualifies to enter doctoral studies in Germany? You are excited to investigate complex physical processes in engineering via computational simulation and their utilisation for industrial applications? We are excited on your application!

Part-time employment can be arranged on request.

As an equal opportunities employer, Leibniz University Hannover intends to promote women and men. For this reason, suitably qualified women are specifically invited to apply.

Preference will be given to equally qualified applicants with disabilities.

You can find more information about the college and the application process on our website:

Please send your application with the usual documents by May 15th, 2021 exclusively in electronic form via the application portal indicated on our website.

Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Universität Hannover
Institute of Mechanics and Computational Mechanics, IRTG 2657
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Udo Nackenhorst
Appelstr. 9a
30167 Hannover

For additional information, please contact the spokesperson of the programme,
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Udo Nackenhorst. Further requests and appointments can be made at any time via email:

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