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Aalen University of Applied Sciences is one of the most research-intensive universities of applied sciences in Germany. Regionally, nationally and internationally, Aalen University has been a reliable partner for 60 years - for students, staff and professors, for local authorities, the business community and more than 130 collaborating partners around the world. We greatly value modern and future-oriented teaching, because the combination of theory and practice is crucial for us.

Aalen University of Applied Sciences is looking for the Institute for High Integrity Mechatronic Systems to the earliest possible date a

Academic Employee / PhD student (f/m/d) 23-05-08

- Part-time 50% (19,75h/week) to full-time 100% (39,5h/week) -

Your tasks:

Within the Arkopy project, funded by the state of Baden-Württemberg, we are researching, together with partners from industry and orthopedic technology, an active knee exoskeleton to support patients. We are researching novel innovative actuators for a lightweight, safe and efficient exoskeleton. An anatomical leg simulator will be developed to verify technical parameters and demonstrate efficiency and effectiveness.

Your profile:

We are looking for dedicated graduates and students from the fields of mechatronics, electrical engineering and mechanical engineering who would like to research and work independently in a team. We offer a unique topic in which aspects of biomechanics, medical technology, design, control engineering and power electronics are intertwined! In addition, we support particularly committed students with the intention to pursue a doctorate, whether through the proven research master's program (Advanced Systems Design), or with a master's degree already completed.

Possible PhD topics:

  • Development of an anatomical leg simulator for verification of an active exoskeleton.
  • Design and integration of an electromechanical actuator for active exoskeletons.

Our offer:
  • An exciting and varied field of activity
  • Cooperation in a friendly and motivated team
  • A crisis-proof job 
  • Flexible and family-friendly working hours
  • The possibility of mobile working / home office
  • A company pension scheme and an annual bonus
  • Regular opportunities for further training
  • Attractive company health management offers
  • Modern office equipment
  • A Job ticket from the state of Baden-Württemberg
  • Childcare spots in the Einsteinchen day care center at Aalen University

The position is temporary until 14.08.2024 with an option to extend and the full-time position is generally divisible.

The grouping takes place according to the collective bargaining and personal requirements of the collective agreement for the public service of the states (TV-L). Severely disabled persons who apply will be given special consideration if they are equally qualified. For more information, please visit http://www.hs-aalen.de/sbv.

Aalen University of Applied Sciences aspires to increase its percentage of female employees and therefore expressly invites qualified women to apply. For more information, please contact the Equal Opportunity Officer, Ms. Sabine Gold https://www.hs-aalen.de/chancengleichheit.

Ask us! You would like to know more about this position? Please feel free to contact Prof. Dr. Markus Glaser, markus.glaser@hs-aalen.de.

Are you interested? Then we look forward to receiving your application by 15.06.2023 via our online application portal.


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