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Postdoc Researcher damage modeling of composite and layered structures

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The Institute of Structural Analysis at Leibniz Universität Hannover invites applications for a
Scientific coworker / Postdoc Researcher 
(Salary scale E14 TV-L) (Reference number 65)


In the section “Composites” of the ISD, a postdoc position in the area of damage modeling of composite and layered structures is available from now.

You will be coordinating projects in the field of modeling and simulation of progressive damage of composite and layered structures. Your activities include acquisition of projects, model development and implementation, advising PhD candidates, and publication in international journals.

The position is initially for two years. Extension of this period in order to pursue a Habilitation will be strived for. In the first year, you will be the leading researcher in a project on crack modeling for photovoltaic modules and you will be coordinating the ISD activities in this project. The project will be carried out in close collaboration with a renowned solar energy research institute.  

Applicants should have a PhD degree in structural or computational mechanics. A strong background in mechanics and numerical simulation is indispensable. The Leibniz Universität Hannover aims, in particular, to promote women within the scope of the statutory provisions and hence emphatically invites qualified women to apply for this position. Severely disabled applicants will be given preferential consideration in the event of equal qualification. The University welcomes applications by researchers from abroad. Knowledge of the German language is a strong asset.

Contact Information
For further information, please contact Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. R. Rolfes (+49 511 762-3867, 
Please send your application with the usual documents and papers as soon as possible, ultimately by 20 February 2015 to

Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Universität Hannover
Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. R. Rolfes
Institut für Statik und Dynamik
Appelstr. 9 A
30167 Hannover

or by email to Prof. Rolfes.



dear Sir, I am chandrakant b pol a research scholar of IIT bombay wish to work as Post doc fellow in the project.

kindly give me an opportunity to work togather.

Thanking you,

yours sincerely,


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