Graduate Teaching Assistant (Diploma/Master)

Universities and Institutes of Austria
November 02, 2022
Offerd Salary:€ 3,058
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Contract Type:Temporary
Working Time:Full time
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  • Organisation/Company: Johannes Kepler University
  • Research Field: Engineering › Mechanical engineering Other
  • Researcher Profile: First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • Application Deadline: 02/11/2022 23:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • Location: Austria › Linz
  • Type Of Contract: Temporary
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Hours Per Week: 40
  • Reference Number: 5118
  • The world is changing at an ever-faster pace. At the Johannes Kepler University Linz, we work on technologies and the ideas of tomorrow on a daily basis. At the same time, we educate over 23,000 young people to meet the demands of today's job market. In short, we are Upper Austria's largest institution for education and research. Are you interested in being a part of shaping the future at Austria's most attractive campus university? We currently have a job opening starting December 1, 2022, for a:

    Graduate Teaching Assistant (must hold a Diploma/Master's degree) for a full-time, four-year position at the Institute of Structural Lightweight Design

    Job Reference Number: 5118

    Job Duties:

  • Conduct research in the field of
  • Strength and durability analysis of lightweight structures, their numerical optimization and experimental testing
  • Integration of mechatronic structural health monitoring systems and development of associated measurement systems and sensors
  • Support in the acquisition and administration of third-party funded projects
  • Teach university-level classes in the field of strength of materials and structural lightweight design, in particular conducting practical lab exercises
  • Co-supervise Bachelor's, Master's and Diploma theses
  • Your Qualifications:

  • The successful candidate must hold a Diploma/Master's degree in the field of mechanical engineering, mechatronics, polymer technology or aerospace engineering
  • Knowledge and experience in one or more of the following topics: strength of materials and structures, finite element methods, structural design and lightweight design, electrical measurement of mechanical quantities, structural component testing, non-destructive material design
  • Strong command of German and English both spoken and written (level B2)
  • What We Offer:

  • On the basis of full-time employment (40 hours/week) the minimum salary in accordance with the collective agreement is € 3,058.60 gross per month (14 x per year, CA Job Grade: B1)
  • Stable employer
  • Attractive campus environment with good public transportation connections
  • Attractive continual educational opportunities
  • State-of-the-art research infrastructure
  • Dynamic research environment
  • Broad range of on-campus dining services/healthy meals (organic food at the cafeteria)
  • Exercise and sports classes (USI)
  • …and much more
  • Application Deadline: November 2, 2022.

    The Johannes Kepler University wishes to increase the proportion of academic female faculty and, for this reason, especially welcomes applications by qualified women. If applicants are equally qualified, a woman will be given preference for this position. The university welcomes applications from qualified applicants with physical disabilities. These applications will be given special consideration.

    How to Apply:

    Prospective applicants interested in the multifaceted position are requested to electronically send an application in adherence to the stated criteria together with the requested documentation via our online portal or to the Johannes Kepler University Linz, Department of Human Resource Management, Altenberger Straße 69, A-4040 Linz. Please include “Job Reference Number 5118“ in your application.


    If you have questions, please contact: Univ. Prof. DI Dr. Martin Schagerl, P +43 732 2468 6661, E‑mail:

    Contact Information
  • Organisation/Company: Johannes Kepler University
  • Department: Institute of Structural Lightweight Design
  • Organisation Type: Higher Education Institute
  • Website: https: // www. opportunities/work-at-t...
  • E-Mail:
  • Country: Austria
  • City: Linz
  • Postal Code: 4040
  • Street: Altenberger Straße 69
  • Phone: +43 732 2468 6661
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