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Institute for Applied Materials - Materials Science and Engineering (IAM-WK)Job description
The Research Training Group (RTG 2561) MatCom-ComMat: Materials Compounds from Composite Materials for Applications in Extreme Conditions is funded by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) since April 2020. Starting with the 2nd cohort in April 2023 we offer up to twelve PhD positions at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Technical University Darmstadt (TUDa) and Dechema Research Institute in Frankfurt.
The scope of the RTG relates to the development, characterization and modelling of novel, revolutionary multi-phase composite systems capable of withstanding temperatures substantially beyond 1300 °C and harsh environmental conditions (e.g., oxidative, corrosive, erosive atmospheres) as far as mechanical behaviour, environmental resistance and durability are concerned. This is achieved by a materials combination consisting of metallic/intermetallic alloys based on refractory metals as substrates and polymer-derived ceramic nanocomposites based on Si(Metal)CON.
The doctoral researchers will be supervised / trained by teams of highly qualified scientists amongst the three institutions and will be able to take advantage of their complementary expertise by visiting the partner institutions for extended periods. Likewise, stays abroad at internationally known academic institutions are encouraged.Starting date
April 1, 2023Personal qualification
Successful candidates should have completed their master studies in the fields of materials science, mechanical or chemical engineering, or physics/chemistry. Candidates from closely related fields are also welcome.Salary
Salary category E13, depending on the fulfillment of professional and personal requirements.Contract duration
limited to 36 monthsApplication up to
Applicants will be accepted until positions are filled up .Contact person in line-management
For further information, please contact Prof. Dr.-Ing. Martin Heilmaier, email: email@example.com.Application
Please send your complete professional CV, including your educational background and experience as well as a brief statement of your research interests to the speaker of the GRK, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Martin Heilmaier: firstname.lastname@example.org
vacancy number: 2249/2022
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Recognized severely disabled persons will be preferred if they are equally qualified.