For immediate placement, we are currently looking for a Research scientist in theoretical, experimental and numerical flight mechanics (all genders).


Your new tasks and responsibilities - challenging and future-oriented:

  • Contribution to the testing of new concepts of guided or ballistic projectiles
  • Study and modeling a projectile motion during ballistic or guided flight
  • Designing and developing computation models for high-fidelity trajectories
  • Performance analysis: projectile’s behaviour and stability in flight, trajectory gauging system…
  • Expertise in external ballistics issues
  • Participation in research projects
  • Writing scientific publications and reports
  • Participation in congresses (presentation), scientific associations and expert committees
  • Supervision of the firing team during free flight testing
  • Presentation of results (internal and external conferences)
  • Developing partnerships with other research organisations and companies
  • Supervision of engineers, PhD students and interns


Your qualifications – solid and appropriate:

  • You hold a PhD in aerodynamics and flight mechanics and/or you are specialised in physics and/or solid mechanics
  • You have profound knowledge of measuring technique issues (especially in connection with aerodynamics and/or free flight) and scientific programming capacities would be considered as an advantage.
  • Extensive knowledge of flight mechanics and aerodynamics, as well as strong programming skills (MATLAB, Fortran, ...)
  • Good communication skills: You like to work in a team, take initiatives, are a good organizer adapting easily to new situations.
  • Very good command of English. A good command of French and/or German would be an advantage.


Our offer:

  • Fixed-term contract of 5 years, possibility of conversion to permanent contract
  • Attractive remuneration, flexible working time and balanced working-private life
  • Various possibilities of advanced training
  • An international and modern working environment with about 400 colleagues
  • Career development opportunities
  • The position is open to people with disabilities

If this challenging description fits your profile, we are looking forward to receiving your complete application (letter of motivation, curriculum vitae in tabular form, school certificates, university degrees with detailed examinations, work references and other relevant documents), mentioning the following keyword: “ABX-S”.  


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Published on 26 July 2023

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