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PhD (f/m/d) Engineering for the Innovation Think Tank of Siemens Healthineers

Job Description


Mode of Employment: Fixed-Term 36 months / 17,5h/week

Do you want to help create the future of healthcare? Our name, Siemens Healthineers, was selected to honor our people who dedicate their energy and passion to this cause. It reflects their pioneering spirit combined with our long history of engineering in the ever-evolving healthcare industry.
We offer you a flexible and dynamic environment with opportunities to go beyond your comfort zone in order to grow personally and professionally. Sound interesting?

Then come and join our global team as PhD (f/m/d) to shape our innovations in our Innovation Think Tank.

Choose the best place for your work – Within the scope of this position, it is possible, in consultation with your manager, to work mobile (within Germany) up to an average volume of 60% of the respective working hours.


Your tasks and responsibilities:

  • You are responsible for the optimization of technologies and business models in the field of medical devices and for hospitals of the future.
  • You are responsible for the validation of new and creative ideas together with dedicated clinical partners.
  • You develop, validate and improve prototypes
  • You publish outcomes in scientific journals
  • You will closely collaborate with the Innovation Think Tank (ITT) labs and partners globally

To find out more about the specific business, have a look at Innovation Think Tank

Your qualifications and experience:

  • You own a master’s degree in Engineering, Medical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mechatronics or similar
  • You have knowledge of the basic functionalities and application fields of medical devices, especially in the areas of our Siemens Healthineers business fields (including MRI, CT, X-ray, laboratory diagnostics, radiotherapy)
  • You have first experience in the field of innovation management


Your attributes and skills:

  • You have interest in problem solving in the area of medicine and own a positive mindset as well as out of the box thinking
  • You are interested to work on projects in an intercultural and interdisciplinary environment together with the multinational and divers ITT teams globally
  • You are able to communicate in English (verbally and written) on a high level
  • You are open to new ideas and have interest to work independently as well as in a team

Our global team:

Siemens Healthineers is a leading global medical technology company. 66,000 dedicated colleagues in over 70 countries are driven to shape the future of healthcare. An estimated 5 million patients across the globe benefit every day from our innovative technologies and services in the areas of diagnostic and therapeutic imaging, laboratory diagnostics and molecular medicine, as well as digital health and enterprise services.


Our culture:

Our culture embraces different perspectives, open debate, and the will to challenge convention. Change is a constant aspect of our work. We aspire to lead the change in our industry rather than just react to it. That’s why we invite you to take on new challenges, test your ideas, and celebrate success.

Check our Careers Site at https://www.siemens-healthineers.com/de/careers
As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from individuals with disabilities.

Wish to find out more before applying? Contact us: 
students.func@siemens-healthineers.com.


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Siemens Healthineers Germany was awarded the Great Place to Work® certificate.

Organization: Siemens Healthineers

Company: Siemens Healthcare GmbH

Experience Level: Early Professional

Full / Part time: Part-time

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