Research Assistant - Post-Doc-Position (EG 13 TV-H) - at the University of Kassel - Bauingenieur- und Umweltingenieurwesen, Stahl- und Verbundbau - at 01.08.2017

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At the University of Kassel - Bauingenieur- und Umweltingenieurwesen, Stahl- und Verbundbau (Prof. Dr. Uwe Dorka) - at 01.08.2017

Research Assistant - Post-Doc-Position (EG 13 TV-H)

Full-time. This is a fixed term-position of two years for a DFG-project (2 Abs. 2 WissZeitVG).


This is a Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) sponsored research project on the seismic behavior of antique block masonry structures, in particular Greek Temples. It focuses on the numerical and experimental simulation (hybrid simulation) of the block’s behavior, in particular in the architraves of said temples. This is the continuation of a successful 3-year project that focused on the behavior of the columns.


  • A doctorate in a technical discipline (structural engineering, mechanical engineering, aeronautical engineering or similar) or physics (with mechanical background)
  • Experience with dynamic testing, especially hybrid simulation (hardware-in-the-loop) and seismic testing
  • Experience with sophisticated numerical modeling, programming experience
  • Excellent English (at least B2)

For further information please contact: Professor Uwe Dorka (+49 561 804 2667),

The University of Kassel is an equal opportunity employer and aims at a clear increase of the proportion of women in research and teaching. Qualified women are therefore expressly requested to apply. Under the precondition of equal qualification, disabled persons will be preferred. Applications indicating the Position Number, which may be in digital form, should be sent to the President of the University of Kassel, 34109 Kassel, Germany or

Bewerbungsfrist: 29.06.2017
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