Research Associate (Post-Doc) in Jet Propulsion and Turbomachinery RWTH Aachen University, Institute of Jet Propulsion and Turbomachinery Germany

Research Associate (Post-Doc)

In a senior position


Dr. Herwart Hönen

work phone+49 241 80 95522

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Institute of Jet Propulsion and Turbomachinery

Our profile

The Institute of Jet Propulsion and Turbomachinery conducts intensive experimental and theoretical research in the field of turbomachinery both at national and international level. For this purpose, state-of-the-art test facilities as well as powerful computer capacities are available.


In addition to providing the institute's excellent experimental and numerical infrastructure, we offer integration into a dynamic and highly motivated team of scientists and engineers with a great deal of freedom to design your own position.

your profile

Very good degree (Master or equivalent) in an engineering or scientific degree

- Very good doctorate in the field of jet engines, turbomachinery or similar turbomachinery,
- In-depth knowledge of aero / thermodynamics of jet engines and turbomachinery
- Very sound knowledge and many years of own application of measuring technology in turbomachinery (pneumatic, optical, hot wire and other flow measurement technology, as well as methods for vibration measurement on turbomachinery and their components)
- solid experience with large test rigs
- Strong experience and a passion for experimental research and joy in teaching
- tendency to open and dynamic teamwork
- fluent command of the German and the English language in spoken and written

Your tasks

- Representation of the institute management (together with another senior engineer)
- Superior scientific management of the experiments and the test stands of the institute
- Head of the metrology group
- Independent processing and coordination of research projects
- Acquisition of projects
- Teaching in the field of metrology of turbomachinery

our range

Recruitment is in the employment relationship.

The position is to be filled at the earliest possible date and initially limited to 3 years.

This is a full time position.

A promotion is required.

The position is rated with EG 14 TV-L.


The RWTH is certified as a family-friendly university.

We want to promote the careers of women at RWTH Aachen and are therefore looking forward to receiving applicants.

Women are given preference for equal qualifications, aptitude and professional performance, provided that they are underrepresented in the organizational unit and do not prevail in the person of a competitor.

Applications of suitable disabled people are expressly desired.

Number: 20367

time: 01/31/2018

post: Univ. Dr.-Ing. Peter Jeschke

Institute of Jet Propulsion and Turbomachinery

Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen

Templergraben 55

52062 Aachen

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