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Careers at the von Karman Institute: Construct the future together!
For 65 years as international center of excellence in fluid dynamics, the von Karman Institute brings together young engineers and scientists from all over the world to study, improve their skills and perform their research.
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“A scientist studies what is, whereas an engineer creates what never was“, Théodore von Kármán
We are seeking a full-time Research Engineer to join the von Karman Institute in the Department of Turbomachinery and Propulsion. In close collaboration with the Head of the Compressor Research Expertise Group, the successful candidate will manage a large research project aiming at the development of advanced aerodynamic compressors technologies. The candidate will contribute to the aerodynamic design of the test articles, to the definition of the experimental setup and to the measurement campaign itself.
* Project management of experimental research projects
Requirements and Qualifications
* PhD in Mechanical, Aeronautical/Aerospace, or related engineering field.
* Hands-on experience in experimental facility design
* A Permanent full-time contract
Please apply online via the "Apply for" button (below the page).
Interested candidates are required to upload online a covering letter, CV, publication list and the contact of two referees as part of their application. A series of interviews are to follow for short-listed candidates.
The von Karman Institute reserves the right not to appoint a candidate if no suitable candidate is found.
Recruiting Managers: Frank Eulitz, Professor & Research Manager, and Fabrizio Fontaneto, Associate Professor (email@example.com)