Engineer Safety Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mathematician or similar (f/m/x)


Wissenschaftliche Tätigkeit / Projektarbeit

Enter the fascinating world of the German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt; DLR) and help shape the future through research and innovation! We offer an exciting and inspiring working environment driven by the expertise and curiosity of our 11,000 employees from 100 nations and our unique infrastructure. Together, we develop sustainable technologies and thus contribute to finding solutions to global challenges. Would you like to join us in addressing this major future challenge? Then this is your place!

For our institute for the Protection of Maritime Infrastructures in Bremerhaven we are looking for

Engineer Safety Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mathematician or similar (f/m/x)

Research assistant in the field of security research

What to expect:

The Research institute for the Protection of Maritime Infrastructures of the German Aerospace Center (DLR) focuses on maritime security research. Our work emphasizes data- and model-based analyses, as well as the development of tools for assessing and enhancing the security of maritime critical infrastructures. This includes utilizing innovative sensor technologies developed at our institute and across DLR.

Join a versatile and interdisciplinary team in a dynamic research environment where you will develop practical methods for threat mitigation, risk management, and resilience in maritime settings. You will specifically focus on researching and developing innovative approaches for the protection of maritime critical infrastructures and advanced solutions for decision support and leadership assistance for security authorities. This role involves active participation in projects, close collaboration with partner groups, and working with end-users to achieve practice-oriented results.

Your responsibilities are:

  • research and develop methods for security assessment, focusing on safety and threat mitigation for maritime infrastructures
  • develop decision-making and leadership support solutions for security authorities within the context of maritime infrastructures
  • scientific monitoring and testing of technologies and methods in collaboration with end-users
  • interdisciplinary collaboration with national and international research and user groups
  • publish and present your research findings in academic journals and at conferences

We offer:

  • a challenging role at one of Germany’s leading research centers
  • support for doctoral studies and professional development
  • the opportunity to contribute to a young and innovative team
  • competitive compensation package

What we expect from you:

  • a completed academic degree (Master’s or equivalent) in Engineering (e.g., Safety, Rescue, Industrial, Mechanical Engineering, Operational, Systems Engineering), Sciences (e.g., Mathematics, Physics), Political Science, or other relevant fields
  • experience in project management and the management of externally funded projects is desirable
  • knowledge of structures of security authorities and their roles in hazard prevention, ideally in the context of critical infrastructures, is advantageous

What we offer:

DLR stands for diversity, appreciation and equality for all people. We promote independent work and the individual development of our employees both personally and professionally. To this end, we offer numerous training and development opportunities. Equal opportunities are of particular importance to us, which is why we want to increase the proportion of women in science and management in particular. Applicants with severe disabilities will be given preference if they are qualified.

Further information:

Starting date: immediately

Duration of contract: Initially limited to three years 

Type of employment: Full-time (part-time possible)

Remuneration:up to German TVöD 13

Vacancy-ID: 94274


Dr. Frank Sill Torres Institut für den Schutz maritimer Infrastrukturen 

Tel.: 0471 924199 01

DLR - Helmholtz / Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt

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Deadline: 2024-08-01
Location: Germany, Bremerhaven, Bremen
Categories: Political Science, Engineer, Industrial Engineering , Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Physics, Systems Engineering,


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