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phd position H2020 Marie Slodowska Curie ITN/ETN program



we are offering a phd position in Metz, LEM3 laboratory.

The position subject  concerns damage in dynamic conditions.

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Postdoctoral Fellow, Hopkins Extreme Materials Institute, Johns Hopkins University

Postdoctoral Fellow, Hopkins Extreme Materials Institute: Theoretical and computational multiscale modeling of the dynamics of granular solids

Assistant Professors / Associate Professors in Mechanical Engineering 825559

Department of Engineering (ENG), Aarhus University (AU) invites applications for a number of positions as tenure track assistant professors or associate professors in the field of Mechanical Engineering (ME). The University has ambitious plans to increase its activities significantly within research and education as well as public and industrial collaboration with the vision of bringing AU into the global engineering elite.

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Postdoc Openings at CMU on Soft Multifunctional Materials

The Integrated Soft Materials Lab (SML) is accepting applications for postdoctoral appointments in the areas of soft-matter electronics and multifunctional materials. The postdoctoral researchers will lead efforts to develop composites and integrated soft material architectures for sensing and actuation in wearable, deformable, and shape-programmable systems.  Applications will focus on artificial skin and muscle for autonomous soft robots, prostheses, and wearable computing.  

Ph.D. position at the Mechanical Engineering Department of the University of Houston

There is a Ph.D. opportunity in my lab supported by the Mechanical Engineering Department in the University of Houston on the microstructure-sensitive description of the deformation and failure response of shape memory alloys. Applications are sought from self-motivated students with a strong background on solid mechanics and FEA simulations. Should you be interested in the position, please, email your CV to tbaxevan at central dot uh dot edu.

Two postdoc positions at Singapore University of Technology and Design

Our group has postdoctoral position openings supported by Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD)-Digital Manufacturing and Design (DManD) Centre for the projects of design and fabrication of soft robotics, and nano/micro fabrication.

We are seeking self-motivated postdoctoral researchers with a strong background on solid mechanics and FEA simulation, and hands-on experience in advanced manufacturing, 3D/4D printing, material preparation and characterization.

Looking for a postdoc position in solid mechanics

My name is Zhan Zhixin and I have gotton my PhD diploma of solid mechanics at Beihang University. My Ph.D research program is about the experimental method for and theoretical research on the fatigue life calculation of defected structure based on damage mechanics, which focus on the fatigue failure analysis of metallic materials with impact or scratch defect considering residual stress, plastic damage and fatigue damage.

My research interests contain the following two aspects:

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Computational Biomechanics of a Subject-specific Brain: Postdoctoral Fellowship at The Johns Hopkins University

A Postdoctoral Fellowship is available at The Johns Hopkins University, Whiting School of Engineering, in the area of Computational Brain Biomechanics under accelerative conditions. The goals include modeling the dynamic response of the brain and modeling subject-to-subject variability. The approach will develop computational head model using finite element method, considering advanced mathematical and computational techniques and up-to-date mechanics-based understanding of the brain biomechanics.

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PhD and Postdoc Fellowships in Rock Mechanics at Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris France

The Rock Mechanics group at the laboratoire de Géologie of Ecole Normale Supérieure, in Paris France, is opening the following three positions:

PhD position at UBC (Vancouver)

There is a fully funded PhD opportunity in my lab  on the topic of phonon transport in nanostructured materials. Strong background in computational tools (MD, FE, and MATLAB) and elastodynamics/wave propagation is essential.  Applications are sought from very strong and motivated gradaute students intending to puruse PhD studies in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, UBC, Vancouver, Canada.

Looking for a postdoc position.

My research interests are mainly focus on Structures and mechanical behavior, Small scale mechanics, In-situ TEM of Metallic Glasses/Nanostructured materials.And I am proficient in different testing instruments: in-situ TEM/SEM, FIB (preparation of pillars/TEM sample for mechanical testing/TEM foils), Instrumented nanoindentation, Integrated mechanical testing machine, XRD, DSC, etc.

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New 2016 PhD call at IMT Lucca on cyberphysical systems and computational mechanics

The International 2016 call for PhD applications at IMT Lucca (Italy) is now open!


Applicants may apply online at:


For people interested in computational mechanics, please select the CSSE Track and specify MUSAM as the research unit to be enrolled in.


Postdoc position - wave dynamics/metamaterials

We are seeking a highly motivated postdoctoral fellow in the fields of mechanical engineering for a duration of 12 months in the wave dynamic lab ( at Beijing Institute of Technology in China. Any candidates with strong experience in wave dynamics of periodic structures, metamaterials and soft structures are welcome. Gross salary 30,000USD annually. 

PhD Position in experimental and theoretical damage mechanics

A fully funded PhD position for Fall 2016/ Spring 2017 is available in the area of experimental and computational damage mechanics at North Dakota State University, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. Candidates are expected to (preferably) have a Master’s degree in Civil (Structures), mechanical, material science or any relevant engineering discipline with strong interest in mechanics, numerical methods, experimental techniques and programming.

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Business development and customer application engineer in digital image correlation at MatchID

A permanent position at MatchID - Metrology beyond colors- is open with a focus on digital image correlation, material identification and model validation.

 As a business development engineer you

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Two postdocs and two PhDs at UC San Diego and Cardiff University (UK)

Applications are sought for one Post-Doctoral Researcher at University of California, San Diego (USA) and one Post-Doctoral Researcher at Cardiff University (UK) and two PhDs (Cardiff) to join a very active cross-continental M2DO research lab. The primary research focus is to develop topology optimization for multiscale and multiphysics problems optimizing materials and structures. The research members are required to travel between US and UK regardless of their bases.  

Postdoctoral Associate

The University of Notre Dame, Center for Shock Wave-processing of Advanced Reactive Materials (C-SWARM), is seeking a highly qualified candidate for the postdoctoral associate position in the area of computational mechanics/physics with emphasis on chemically reactive solids. C-SWARM is center of excellence established by National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) whose primary focus is on the emerging field of predictive science.

PhD studentship available at Imperial College London –UK students only

Applicants are invited for a 4-year PhD position within the Mechanical Engineering Department to start Oct 2016.

The project will be focused on computational modelling of particulate composites for the defence sector, dealing with non-linear materials and developing interfacial models. The project is fully funded (includes bursary and fees) by an ESPRC CASE award and the student will be expected to spend a portion of the studentship with the industrial collaborators.

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Research position (E 13 TV – TU Darmstadt), Doctoral Candidate

Research position (E 13 TV – TU Darmstadt), Doctoral Candidate

The Mechanics of functional materials Division is offering a position for a Doctoral candiate starting as soon as possible. The position is scheduled for three years.

Tasks and opportunities

positions available for PhD students, visiting students, or visiting scholars

We have PhD student positions available who are interested in soft tissue biomechanics of the brain. Work will involve developing sophysticated, yet efficient computational models of the human brain to study the mechanisms of brain injury. This work is supported by NIH grants.

In addition, we have openings for visiting students or visiting scholars who have their own funding to stay in the lab. 

Interested applicants please contact: Songbai.Ji [at]


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