To strengthen our team in the division „Buildings and Structures” in Berlin-Steglitz, starting as soon as possible, we are looking for a

Ph.D. student (m/f/d)
in the field of civil engineering, physical engineering, computational science or a comparable field of study

Salary group 13 TVöD
Temporary contract for 36 months
Full-time / suitable as part-time employment

The Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und -prüfung (BAM) is a materials research organization in Germany. Our mission is to ensure safety in technology and chemistry. We conduct research and testing in materials science, materials engineering and chemistry to improve the safety of products and processes. At BAM we do research that matters. Our work covers a broad array of topics in the focus areas of energy, infrastructure, environment, materials, and analytical sciences. We offer an excellent work environment, located in Berlin, with state of the art research infrastructure and special laboratories.

We are looking for talented people to join us.

Your responsibilities include:

Scientific contribution to the binational research project COMET (Coupled micromechanical mod-elling for the analysis and prevention of erosion in hydraulic and offshore infrastructures) funded by the DFG research agency. This will involve:

Your qualifications:

We offer:

Your Application:

We welcome applications per e-mail. Please send your application to the following address: by 15th July 2019, quoting the reference number 114/19–7.2. Please attach detailed application documents to the email as a summarised file in PDF format (max. 20 MB). Alternatively, you can also send your application by post, to:

Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und -prüfung (BAM)
Referat Z.3 - Personal
Unter den Eichen 87
12205 Berlin

Please note that all application documents will only be stored and processed for the selection procedure. Upon conclusion of the selection procedure, the documents will be deleted in compliance with regulations on data privacy.

Mr Pablo Cuéllar will be glad to answer any specific questions you may have. Please get in touch via the telephone number +49 30 8104-4779 and/or by e-mail to

BAM pursues equal opportunities. For this reason, we particularly welcome female applicants. Recognised disabled applicants with identical suitability will be selected preferentially.

The Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing has been a family-conscious and life-phase cognizant employer since 2015. This has been certified by the „audit berufundfamilie”, a service provider which promotes good life-work balance and actively supports the compatibility of work