Open vacancy as student assistant

January 25, 2021

- - - update February 26: no further applications needed - - -

The Institute for Structural Mechanics at the University of Stuttgart has an immediate vacancy as

student assistant (HiWi) (f/m/d).

The activity includes the work in a research project of the institute in the field of sheet metal forming simulation. Detailed information about this project can be found at .

The task of the student assistant is to perform benchmark simulations using commercial software such as LS-DYNA, ANSYS or Autoform. Furthermore, the results have to be analyzed and processed independently and conclusions have to be drawn.

The tasks require working on PCs at the institute. In case a sufficiently good internet connection is available that allows remote access, the tasks can be completed from home.

Qualifications relevant for this job are:

  • Good knowledge of structural mechanics as well as good knowledge of the finite element method
  • Experience with finite element simulations in commercial software (e.g., ANSYS, LS-DYNA, Autoform, Abaqus, etc.)
  • Availability in summer term 2021 and winter term 2021/22 for 30 hours per month
  • German language skills are advantageous, but not necessary

If you have any questions, please contact Tobias Willmann (, who is responsible for this vacancy. Please send your application directly to Mr. Willmann by February 10, 2021.

The University of Stuttgart would like to increase the proportion of women in the scientific field and is therefore particularly interested in applications from women. Full-time positions are generally divisible. Severely disabled persons are given priority in the case of equal suitability. Recruitment is carried out by the Central Administration.

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