Major responsibilities

  • Research and understand the influencing parameters of a partially premixed assisted auto-ignition concept, such as exhaust gas recirculation, fuel properties,…
  • Analyze fuel properties and their influence on ignition and flame propagation
  • Plan, supervise and analyze measurements on test-rigs and single-cylinder research engines
  • Define control strategies based on SCE measurement results and 1D simulation
  • Analyze mixture formation based on 3D CFD simulation

Your profile

  • Qualified degree (MSc, Dipl.-Ing) in Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering or Controls Engineering
  • Strong interpersonal skills with initiative and perseverance
  • Good communication skills in English
  • A valid work permit for Austria is a prerequisite

Our offer

  • Doctoral thesis within an exciting research project
  • Availability of outstanding research infrastructure
  • Self-reliant work in an excellent team and with international partners
  • Possibilities for further personal and professional development
  • The offered position is full time with an annual gross salary of € 40.000
  • Earliest starting date: March 1st, 2019


The LEC supports equal opportunity and diversity. We are looking for committed and motivated individuals with a talent for research. Become part of our successful LEC team! We look forward to your application.


For additional information please contact:

Johannes Kreil
HR Manager