Senior Researcher Post Doc (30 - 40 h) (EN)

The position is vacant in the Department of Health.

What you will be working on

  • You support the systematic and sustainable further development of the research group
  • You independently plan and write research proposals and papers
  • You independently take over the lead of research projects
  • You are responsible for the co-management and continuous further development of our Digital Health Lab
  • You are in charge of mentoring junior researchers and students in our team
  • You are involved in teaching for several study and further education programmes in German and/or English

What we expect from you

  • Phd/doctorate in the field of natural sciences (e.g. physiotherapy, sports science, biomedical engineering)
  • Profound expertise in the areas of biomechanics and motion analysis
  • Expertise in the field of rehabilitation after injuries/disorders of the muscoskeletal system
  • Experience as R&D project head or at least in leading individual work packages.
  • Good programming skills in MATLAB and/or Python, very good knowledge of descriptive and inferential statistics
  • Experience with Vicon Nexus or comparable motion analysis systems
  • Desired, but optional: experience in the field of muscoskeletal modeling (eg. in OpenSim)
  • High interest in and motivation for preparing joint R&D projects for the group and applying for third-party funds
  • Joined-up thinking and creativity to create interdisciplinary solution strategies for rehabilitation

What we offer

  • Long-term employment (30 – 40 hours/week) with flexible and family-friendly working hours
  • An inspiring environment to establish a research group in an interdisciplinary context
  • A gross salary that takes your qualification into account: at least € 59,500.- (basis 40-hours week)
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