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Siddiq Qidwai's picture

Employment Opportunity for a Program Director Position, National Science Foundation

May 15, 2018

Dear Colleagues:

The Division of Civil, Mechanical and Manufacturing Innovation (CMMI) in the Directorate for Engineering at the National Science Foundation (NSF) announces a nationwide search to fill a Program Director position for the Engineering for Civil Infrastructure (ECI) Program.

Wenjie Xia's picture

PhD positions in multiscale modeling of materials at North Dakota State University

One or two fully funded PhD positisons (tuition plus reasearch or teaching assistantships) are immediately available in the Computational Dynamics and Materials Laboratory at North Dakota State University (NDSU) during the academic year 2018~2019.

Mike Ciavarella's picture

several phd positions at the Dept Mech Engineering Politecnico di BARI

Soon several phd positions including 1 reserved to non-italian citizens at Politecnico department of Mechanical engineering.

Various options for research themes are available, also including solid mechanics, fatigue, adhesion and contact mechanics.

See attachment or write for details at mciava AT

Application expires on Sept.12, but please contact us for details asap !

Kawai Kwok's picture

Ph.D. position in mechanics of polymer thin films at University of Central Florida

Applications are invited for a Ph.D. position in modeling and characterization of polymer thin films at University of Central Florida (UCF). The project is focused on viscoelasticity, yielding, and viscoplasticity of polymer films for superpressure balloon and solar sail applications. A combination of computational, experimental, and analytical methods will be utilized in this research.

gauravmohanty's picture

PhD position: In-situ small scale plasticity of materials

The Laboratory of Materials Science at Tampere University of Technology, Finland is looking for a PhD student in the field of micromechanics of materials studied in-situ in SEM under extreme deformation conditions - high temperatures and high strain rates. The position will be filled now for a fixed period of four (4) years.

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Postdoc in computational mechanics of lattice structures at SUTD in Singapore

We are looking for a postdoctoral research fellow who has experience and interest in developing and implementing computational methods and algorithms for simulation and optimization in structural and continuum mechanics.

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Opening for Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering at Columbia University

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at Columbia has an opening for a Lecturer-in-Discipline to teach interdisciplinary classes related to mechanical engineering design, product design, and the design processes itself, with applications across all mechanical engineering disciplines including robotics, mechatronics, mechanical systems, thermal systems and energy systems. 

Postdoc in Wind Turbine Drivetrain Bearing Design



The Department of Wind Energy at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU Wind Energy) has an open 2-year postdoctoral position in the area of Wind turbine drivetrain dynamics and gearbox bearing load computations with a focus in multi-body simulations and life prediction under White Etching Cracks.

Postdoc Positions Nonlinear Elasticty, Continuum Mechanics, Chile

The Superior Councils for Science and Technological Development of Chile (CONICYT) will call soon for the FONDECYT Postdoctoral Grants Competition.

The available grants are for 2 or 3 years. The applicants must have obtained their Doctorate degrees approximately not before January of 2015 and after the end of September of 2018 (the exact dates will appear in the page of the agency later on).

If there is a person interested in doing research in nonlinear elasticity and continuum mechanics with me as a sponsoring researcher, please feel free to contact me for further enquiries ( My recent research interests are on the developing of some new constitutive models for elastic and inelastic bodies (especially for rocks), nonlinear magneto and electro-elasticity and also on the modelling of residual stresses in arteries. I do mostly theoretical work.

PhD position on modeling of additive manufacturing in CEMEF, MINES Paristech, France

PhD position for developing an efficient computational platform for additive manufacturing by multi-scale approach and model reduction technique under the framework of finite element and level-set formulation. The additive manufacturing process that will be considered is the SLM process (Selective Laser Melting) for metals.

marco.paggi's picture

PhD positions at IMT School for Advanced Studies Lucca, Italy

Dear Mechanician,

we are searching for excellent PhD candidates for the next 3-yrs PhD programme in Systems Science (Track Computer Science and Systems Engineering, research unit MUSAM on Multi-scale Analysis of Materials) of the IMT School for Advanced Studies Lucca (Lucca, Tuscany, Italy) to work on an interdisciplinary research topic across computational mechanics, materials science, optimization, and high-performance computing.

Deadline: August 3rd 2018 at 12.00pm (CEST)

h.yazdani's picture

MSc position in optimization at Howard University, Washington, DC

The Stout Infrastructure, Geotechnics, and Materials (SIGMa) Lab at Howard University, Washington, DC, invites applicants for a Master's position in optimization for Fall 2018. Highly-motivated, industrious individuals with a strong background in programming, geotechnics and structural analysis, adequate English proficiency, and the ability to work both independently and as part of a collaborative team are encouraged to apply.

Required qualifications 

Two PhD positions in Computational Mechanics at Mines ParisTech (CEMEF)

The group of Computational Solids Mechanics at CEMEF Mines ParisTech, in the French Riviera, is seeking two candidates for Ph.D. positions. The appointment is starting on October 1st 2018.

The research topics are related to :

- 3D Numerical modelling of Ductile Fracture
- Numerical modelling of sheet-like materials under complex loading paths

Interested applicants can send a resume to

PhD vacancy (4 years) on fatigue testing of composites with advanced instrumentation

Composites are used more and more as structural components in aerospace industry, automotive sector, wind energy applications,… As a consequence, the loads on those composite components are much higher than for secondary components, and can lead to fatigue damage in the composite part. Moreover, the fatigue behaviour of fibre-reinforced composites is much more complex than that of metals, because of the many different fibre/polymer combinations, the heterogeneous nature of the composite, the anisotropic behaviour of the composite and the multitude of damage mechanisms.

Yaning Li's picture

Ph.D and Post-doc Positions Open

Ph.D and Post-doc positions are open in 'Mechanics, Biomimetics, and 3D Printing' lab at the University of New Hampshire.

For application, please directly send CV to:

More information can be found at:

yann.charles's picture

2 years PostDoctoral Position - Universities Lille & Paris 13 , Paris, France

2 years post Doctoral position is avalaible in France, on material science numerical modeling fields. This is a join project between Univ. Lille (UMET lab), Paris 13 (LSPM lab), CEA (IRFM lab) and Marseille univ. (PIIM lab).

The present postdoc subject is focused on the modeling of the interactions between impurities (H, He...) and tungsten. 

Chengyu Li's picture

PhD position in Computational Fluid Dynamics at Villanova University

A Ph.D. position is available at Villanova University, Department of Mechanical Engineering, to conduct numerical simulations of biological and physiological flows. Financial support for tuition and stipend will be provided. The ideal candidate is expected to have a strong background in numerical methods and programming skills. Previous in-house code development experience is strongly preferred. The candidate is expected to start in spring/fall 2019, but the highly qualified candidate is also welcome to begin in fall 2018. 

Jamie Guest's picture

Postdoc Position at Johns Hopkins in Image-Guided Design of Personalized Biomedical Components

The Whiting School of Engineering and School of Medicine at Johns Hopkins University invite applications for a Postdoctoral Fellow research position exploring innovation in the design and development of orthopaedic components.

Ramathasan Thevamaran's picture

Postdoctoral Research Associate Position at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI.

A Postdoctoral Research Associate Position is available in Professor R. Thevamaran's laboratory at the Department of Engineering Physics to study the dynamic behavior and properties of nanostructured metals and hierarchical materials. A strong background in experimental solid mechanics and materials science is required for this research.

ktramesh's picture

Research Professor position at Johns Hopkins (all levels)


Hopkins Extreme Materials Institute Johns Hopkins University

Emerging Areas of Mechanics, Materials, and Structures


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