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PostDoc position / PhD position

The Helmholtz-Institute of Materials Research in Geesthacht, Germany, invites applications for a Scientific researcher m/f.
The position is initially limited for one year with the possibility of an additional three-year-extension (starting as soon as possible).

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Post-Doc in Molecular Dynamics

A post-doctoral researcher is sought for
molecular dynamics simulations of water and contaminant flow through polymeric
membranes.  The position will involve theory, molecular dynamics
simulations, and writing papers and proposals.  The ideal candidate will
have a PhD in physics, chemical engineering, or mechanical engineering with
experience in molecular dynamics simulations.  Strong writing skills are
mandatory.  The appointment is for one year, starting as soon as
possible.  The research will be performed at Northwestern University,

Looking for Post Doctoral positions in Germany

Hello to anyone reading this post. I have currently finished my PhD from Mines ParisTech in France involving the computational modelling of crack growth in Nickel base single crystal superalloys. I am presently looking for a Post doctoral position in Germany (Ideally in Munich/Stuttgart area). If you have any open position, please let me know. 


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CAMP-Nano Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

At CAMP-Nano, the postdoctoral experience is an opportunity for further scientific training and professional development for individuals who have recently completed a doctoral degree. Postdoctoral fellows bring expertise and creativity that enrich the research environment for all members of the center community, including graduate and undergraduate students.

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Looking for a "Postdoc" position on Light weight materials, Nanocomposites, Lead-free solder materials, Electronic Materials etc

Dear All:

Greetings. I’m Dr. Md Ershadul Alam, got PhD from National University of Singapore (NUS) in Materials Science of Mechanical Engineering Department in 2010. Currently I’m working at Qatar University, Qatar in a collaborative project (with NUS) titled: “Development of Lightweight Magnesium based nanocomposites”.

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Postdoctoral position in computational materials science

A postdoctoral position is available in the area of phase field modeling of solidification/phase transformation in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology (formerly University of Missouri-Rolla). MSE program at Missouri S&T is one of the largest and most respected MSE programs in the US

Postdoctoral Positions at Univ. of Texas at Austin, Petroleum & Geosystems Engineering

Dr. Mukul Sharma, Professor in Dept. of Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin is seeking to fill two Postdoctoral Positions.

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Two Postdoc positions at Northeastern: Solid and Computational Mechanics and Biomimetic materials and structures

Two postdoctoral fellow positions at Northeastern University are available immediately. First position is focused on the analysis of the nonlinear behavior of soft matter using computational mechanics and the development and analysis of biomimetic materials and structural systems. Second position is focused on computational and solid mechanics. The research will be carried out at the High Performance Materials and Structures Laboratory (

Post-doctoral position on Crystal Plasticity Modelling of Deformation in Hexagonal Metals

A full-time post as a LATEST2 Research Associate is available for a 2 year fixed term subject to relevant skills and experience to work as part of the LATEST2 (Light Alloys Towards Environmentally Sustainable Transport: 2nd Generation) team in the School of Materials, University of Manchester. 

Postdoctoral position at the Department of Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University

A postdoctoral position is available immediately at the Department of Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University for work on a project simulating cardiac mechanics in normal and failing hearts. A PhD in Mechanical or Biomedical Engineering or related field is required. The candidate is required to have strong expertise in modeling soft tissue mechanics. The  successful candidate is expected to be able to develop code to simulate the contraction of the heart as well as to conduct simulation research on abnormalities in cardiac contraction. Send inquiries to Dr. N.

Postdoctoral Position in Solid Mechanics

The Department of Industrial Engineering at the University of Pittsburgh anticipates an opening for a postdoctoral associate starting January 2012. The position’s primary area of research will focus on mechanics of micro-scale deformation processes and characterizing the thermomechanics of deformation at micrometer length-scales. Applicants with a strong background in computational solid mechanics and crystal plasticity will be preferred. 

Postdoctoral postion in multiscale computational mechanics at RPI

There is an immediate opening for a postdoctoral research position in the Advanced Computational Research Laboratory at RPI, Troy NY to work on Multiscale Computational Mechanics. Encouraged to apply are creative, self-motivated candidates with a sound background in computational mechanics. RPI is home to the CCNI, one of the most powerful university-based super-computational research facilities in the world.

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Postdoctoral Position in Experimental Nanomechanics

A postdoctoral research position is available in Dr. Yong Zhu’s lab in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at North Carolina State University. We are looking for a self-motivated researcher to work on projects involving mechanics of nanostructures including nanowires and nanotubes. A Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, Physics or a related area is required. Experience with in-situ nanomechanical testing using SEM, TEM, AFM or Raman are desirable.

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Looking for postdoc position in solid mechanics/biophysics

Dear everyone,

My name is Tianxiang Su. I am a 4th year PhD student in ME department in UPenn, working with Dr. Prashant Purohit. I am graduating in August and would like to look for a postdoc position in solid mechanics or biophysics. I am keeping an eye on this forum for openings myself. But if anyone happens to know some other great opportunities, please kindly let me know. 

Here is my information:


Education Background:

(1) 07-now (4 yrs): PhD, ME@UPenn, GPA: 4.0

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Postdoctoral Position at Duke Soft Active Materials Laboratory

The Duke Soft Active Materials Laboratory directed by Prof Xuanhe Zhao is seeking a highly motivated postdoctoral fellow to study mechanics of polymers and hydrogels with applications in tissue regenerations. The work will be carried out in close collaboration with the Duke Orthopaedic Bioengineering Laboratory directed by Prof Farshid Guilak.

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Postdoctoral Fellow Position in Computational Mechanics -- Accepting Applications until Position is Filled

Job description
A Postdoctoral Fellow position is available in the Computational Solid Mechanics Laboratory
(CSML) in the Division of Physical Sciences and Engineering at King Abdullah University of
Science and Technology (KAUST). Candidates with experience in one or more of the following
research areas are encouraged to apply:
(1) Constitutive modeling of materials (metals, biological tissues, polymers, gels, soft active
materials, …etc.)

Opening for Research Fellow Position in Composite Structures

Nov.5, 2010


Openingfor Research Fellow Position in Composite Structures

The Research Center for Aircraft Parts Technology in Gyeongsang National University (Jinju, South Korea) has opened a postdoctoral research fellow position for the research on composite structures.


Postdoc position at UConn: Mechanical behavior of cellular filaments

A postdoctoral position is available at the Mechanical Engineering Department of the University of Connecticut in the area of coarse-grain molecular dynamics simulation of cellular membranes and filaments. Extensive experience in molecular dynamics simulation of soft materials and parallel coding is required. Experience in the use of force fields and LAMMPS is highly desirable.

Post-doctoral position at Univ. Pittsburgh: soft tissue buckling

A post-doctoral position is available in the lab of Sachin Velankar at the University of Pittsburgh to conduct experimental research on buckling of soft tissues in cephalopods (octopus or cuttlefish).

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Postdoc position at MIT: Thermal and mechanical properties of nanocomposites

A postdoctoral associate position at MIT is available immediately,
focused on the analysis and development of multifunctional thermal
management structures, by using theoretical and atomistic multiscale
modeling and simulation. This project specifically involves calculations
of thermal and mechanical properties of graphene based metal- and
polymer nanocomposites, with a focus on various aspects such as
interfacial transport properties, tunability, mutability and phonon
engineering. Additional aspects of the project relate to the general

Postdoc and Junior research scientist positions in composite materials and computational solid mechanics at CAS

Postdoc and Junior research scientist positions in composite materials (design, synthesis, and/or mechanical analysis) and computational solid mechanics at the Institute of Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Candidates for the research scientist position should have hand on experience on synthsis of composite materials. Interested ones please send your resume to Dr. Yujie Wei via email:


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