Research Associate or Research Associate (PhD Student, m / w / d) on "Laser Processing of Carbide Tools"

Leibniz Universität Hannover


Research Associate or Research Associate (PhD Student, m / w / d) on "Laser Processing of Carbide Tools"
(EntgGr. 13 TV-L, 100%)

The Institute of Production Technology and Machine Tools is currently one of the world's leading research institutions in the field of production technology, with currently more than 80 scientific employees. We are strong in basic research, but we are also in close contact with industry partners.

We offer scientific employees on the way to doctoral research challenges at the highest international level, project responsibility, teaching tasks, the development of leadership experience and work in an open, interdisciplinary atmosphere. Benefit from our industrial network and take advantage of numerous opportunities to exchange ideas internationally. For your tasks one of the most modern machine parks, a comprehensive equipped analytics and excellent infrastructure are available.

In the research department "Zerspanung", a position as Research Associate (PhD Student, m / w / d) on the topic "Laser processing of carbide tools" (EntgGr. 13 TV-L, 100%) is to be filled at the earliest possible date. The position is initially limited to 2 years. An extension to the promotion is provided.

The focus of your research project is the development of a laser process for the introduction of chip breakers in form turning and boring tools. The introduced chip breaker stages improve chip breaking and can thus increase tool life.

Your tasks

self-responsible handling of research and development projects
the development of new research ideas
Tasks in teaching
working on your dissertation
your profile

Completed academic studies in mechanical engineering or a degree in engineering / natural sciences (Uni / TH / FH)
above-average academic achievements are expected
Teamwork and independence
Knowledge in the field of manufacturing technology is desired
very good German and English skills are desired
The workplace is suitable for part-time staff, provided it can be fully covered as a whole.

The Leibniz Universität Hannover wants to promote professional equality for women and men in particular and therefore urges qualified women to apply.

Severely disabled applicants are given the same qualifications.

Please send your application with the usual documents until 15.10.2019, also by e-mail to:

Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz University Hannover
Institute of Production Engineering and Machine Tools
Mr. M. Sc. Alexander Krödel
At the University 2
30823 Garbsen

For information, please contact Mr. M. Sc. Alexander Krödel (Tel .: 0511 762-2563) will be pleased to assist you.

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