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Institute of Test and Simulation for Gas Turbines

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Our mission:

The Institute of Test and Simulation for Gas Turbines is focused on new aeroengine technologies through coupling of numerical and experimental processes to enable the validation of new innovative solutions. Challenging for new aeroengine technologies are the higher rotational speeds, higher temperatures, high pressure ratios and the corresponding complex , transient load scenarios in combination with the increased demand for extended lifetime of all components and systems.

The digital models of new solutions for aeroengine compressors and/or turbine parts and systems will be experimentally tested and validated on a 1:1 scale that is relevant for the performance of real engines. For the first time mechanical, thermal and chemical influences on materials and componendts can be tested simultaneously in a unique test facility, if new materials and manufacturing processes (e.g. additive manufacturing) satisfy the demanding lifetime requirements. The test will be used to validate advanced numerical methods to quantify and optimize the lifetime and reliability of highly loaded components and materials (e.g. fibre reinforced ceramics CMC).

You can find out about our fascinating projects on our website. If you have any technical questions, please get in touch with the relevant contact person.

Your qualifications:

Do you want to get involved in the unique world of cutting edge research with us? Do you want to be a part of our interdisciplinary teams, developing visions and helping to shape the world of tomorrow? Does your specialist area match our research subjects? If you are convinced that you are right for us, take a look at all our Institute's vacancies – or send in a speculative application! We look forward to receiving completed applications for our job postings.

Your profile:

Are you looking forward to meeting an employer who appreciates your commitment and encourages you via a wide range of qualification and further training options? We offer you space to grow in a motivating working environment, and an excellent infrastructure in which to achieve your professional goals.

Please submit your application via our online form to the HR department at Oberpfaffenhofen. We have put together more information in our application notes. We ask you to submit completed applications only; these must include a cover letter and information on your education, your qualifications and your professional experience. And, of course, at which Institute you want to embark on your mission at DLR!

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