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Doctoral Candidate Position in Computational Ice Mechanics

We are looking for a doctoral student to join our Arctic Marine and Ice Technology research group at the Aalto University, Department of Applied Mechanics, to study ice-structure interaction process in shallow water using numerical simulations.  In the complex ice-structure interaction process an intact ice sheet fails into discrete ice blocks, which affect further stages of the process. Realistic calculations of ice loads due to this process require modeling of the ice blocks and their pile-up process.

Post-doctoral positions in the Center for Advanced Research in the Engineering Sciences, and the Institute for Materials, Manufacturing, and Sustainment at Texas Tech, Lubbock, TX

I belong to the Lab of Professor Satya N Atluri  ( ).  Professor Atluri asked me to advertise in Imechanica that he will have 5 or 6 Post-doctoral positions in his labs, the Center for Advanced Research in the Engineering Sciences, and the Institute for Materials, Manufacturing, and

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Two Tenure Track Faculty Positions (Assistant/Associate Professor), Department of Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, The University of Alabama

The Department of Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics (AEM) at The University of Alabama invites applications for two tenure-track faculty positions in areas related to space/astronautics and unmanned aerial systems (UAS). The successful applicant for the space/astronautics position will contribute to the department’s emerging space technology research thrust. The successful applicant for the UAS position will contribute to a University-led effort to establish an airborne/spaceborne remote sensing center of excellence.

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Postdoctoral positions at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

We are looking for two postdoctoral researchers to work on the following topics at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.  

1. Modeling the welding process using finite element method.  

2. First-principles calculations of novel nanomaterials for energy harvesting applications.  

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PhD Positions are available in the Mechanical Engineering Department - University of Illinois at Chicago

We are looking for candidates for doctoral positions in the areas of computational and experimental biomechanics. Candidates must have earned a M.Sc. degree in Mechanical Engineering or in a related field from an accredited University. Candidates with strong background in numerical simulations (e.g. C++ and FORTRAN programming skills, finite element analysis, and high performance computing) and/or previous experience in experimental characterization of bioogical tissues are highly desirable.

Looking for a job opportunity in Mechanical Engineering

Dear All, 

 My name is Anton and I have graduated from New Mexico State University with my Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering in August. I am currently looking for a job opportunities in both industry and academia (PhD). I am keep looking for an openings on this web-site myself, but I will be grateful for any suggestions. If someone knows any other opportunities please let me know. 

Here is a brief summary of my qualifications: 

•Solid Mechanics and Materials. Physics of Strength and Plasticity. Modeling of Mechanical systems

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RA position is available in the University of Alabama in Huntsville

One immediate graduate student RA position is available. The potential student will register to the department of mechanical and aerospace engineering and perform graduate research in the area of energy storage/conversion using first-principles calculations. Stipend and tuition support will be provided.

Any student who has a background in physics and/or materials science at either atomic scales or continuum scales is welcomed to email his/her CV to Prof. Eunseok Lee (

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Open position for PhD students and Louisiana Tech

There are openings in Advanced Hierarchical Materials by Design lab at Louisiana Tech University for research on multiscale material modeling and simulation. We will use different numerical methods such as Molecular Dynamics, Phase Field, and Finite Element Method to investigate the effect of micro/nanostructure on the overall characteristics of the materials under different environment. The focus is on low dimensional materials, materials for energy, and materials under extreme environments.

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Second announcement: faculty position at Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands

This a second announcement for a new tenure-track faculty position is available in the group of Aerospace Structures and Computational Mechanics (ASCM) at the faculty of Aerospace Engineering of Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands.

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Postdoctoral opening in topology optimization at UC San Diego

Applications are sought for one Post-Doctoral Researcher at University of California, San Diego (USA) to join the M2DO research lab. The primary research focus is to develop topology optimization for multiscale and multiphysics problems optimizing materials and structures.

Relevant research background in the following areas are encouraged to apply:

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Post Doctoral Openings at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST)

Post Doctoral Openings - COHMAS Laboratory

The Division of Physical Sciences and Engineering at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Saudi Arabia, invites applications for Postdoctoral fellow in Mechanical Engineering at the Composite and Heterogeneous Material Analysis and Simulation Laboratory (COHMAS,

One postdoc position at Singapore University of Technology and Design

Our group has one postdoctoral position opening supported by Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD)-Digital Manufacturing and Design (DManD) Centre for the projects of design and fabrication of fiber reinforced composites, and nano/micro fabrication.
We are seeking self-motivated postdoctoral researchers with a strong background on solid mechanics and FEA simulation, and experience in composite fabrication, material preparation and characterization.

Postdoctoral Position in Applied Mechanics

<p>A post-doctoral position in the general area of continuum simulations of high-strain rate impact phenomena is available in the Mechanical Engineering Department at Northeastern University. The specific goal of the project is to investigate the mechanics of cohesion following high velocity impacts. Knowledge of finite element theory, contact mechanics, plasticity and cohesive zone using customized codes and Abaqus are required. Experience with writing own finite element codes, Abaqus user subroutines and Python code will be helpful for the position.

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Postdoctoral Fellowship in Computational Neuroscience (but embedded in a mechanics group)

I realize this is a bit off topic from traditional iMechania job posts, however our group is primarily a computational biomechanics group. We conduct much research in the area of brain biomechanics and more recently are working to move into multiphysics and multiscale areas of brain science. This project, funded by the NIH Brain Initiative, focuses on growth and bioelectric simulations of neuronal cell networks.

Opening for a new Master student in the Computational Mechanics group, Georgia Southern University

The Computational Mechanics group at Georgia Southern University, led by Dr. Xuchun Ren, is looking for a new Research Assistant, who are capable of and interested in performing high-quality research on engineering design. The research, supported by  U.S. National Science Foundation and Startup Funding, entails building a solid mathematical foundation, devising efficient numerical algorithms, and developing practical computational tools for stochastic topology optimization.

Academic Jobs Universidad de OHiggins Chile (in Spanish)

La Universidad de OHiggins es una nueva universidad estatal que iniciara sus actividades el 2017.  Se inicio la busqueda de profesores para el Instituto de Ciencias de la Ingeniería, que se enfocará en sectores como minería, energía, agricultura y medio ambiente, entre otros.

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2 Open Marie Skłodowska-Curie PhD Positions at INSA de Rennes

The Structural Engineering Research Group at INSA de Rennes / LGCGM invites applications to fill two PhD Positions within the Marie Skłodowska-Curie ITN XP-Resilience. The positions are offered to Early Stage Researchers (ESRs).

The XP-RESILIENCEnetwork offers a unique opportunity to Early Stage Researchers to investigate various topics related to Structural Resilience and receive multi-disciplinary training from high-profile academics and top Engineers/Managers from industry. XP-RESILIENCE intends to establish a network of individual research projects working towards Advanced Modelling and Protection –via metamaterial-based isolators/layouts- of Complex Engineering Systems for Disaster Reduction and Resilient Communities.The objective of XP-RESILIENCE is to deliver high-quality training to ESRs including a strong theoretical basis in reliability/resilience with practical experiences, technological expertise with awareness of the socio-economical context and conviction to furthering research with an entrepreneurial spirit. It aims at offering innovative research training ground as well as attractive career development and knowledge exchange opportunities for 14 Early Stage Researchers (ESRs) through cross-border and cross-sector mobility for future growth in Europe.

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PhD position in mechanics of metamaterials at the University of Minnesota

A PhD position is available in the group of Prof. Stefano Gonella at the University of Minnesota Twin-Cities ( in the area of wave mechanics of advanced materials, with focus on mechanical metamaterials.

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Fully – funded PhD opportunity in Metal-Forming and Materials Modelling Group, Imperial College London, Deadline 31st of Aug. 2016

The Metal Forming and Materials Modelling group wishes to provide a FULLY funded studentship to EXCEPTIONAL candidates to conduct PhD research work in the Mechanical Engineering department, at Imperial College London. The research work will be focused on the development of novel metal forming technologies, e.g.

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Postdoc Position in Damage Modelling of Composite Structures

The Institute of Structural Analysis at Leibniz Universität Hannover invites
applications for a

Scientific coworker / Postdoc Researcher
(Salary scale E14 TV-L) (reference number 73)

In the section “Composites” of the ISD, a postdoc position in the area of modeling of
composite structures is available from now.

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PhD Candidate Position in Damage Modelling of Composite Structures

The International Research Training Group IRTG 1627/2 – ViVaCE “Virtual Materials and their Validation”: German-French School of Computational Engineering at Leibniz Universität Hannover invites applications for

PhD Positions in Virtual Testing of Materials and Structures (Salary Scale 13 TV-L, 100%) (reference number 75)


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Ph.D Position in TU Darmstadt (Germany)

Ph.D Position Announcement

 At the Division of Mechanics of Functional Materials in the institute of Materials Science, TU Darmstadt a Ph.D position is to be filled as soon as possible. The position is scheduled for three years.

 Tasks and Opportunities

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Master student position in Mechanical Engineering - Lamar University, Texas, USA

Several Master of Science (MS) positions in Mechanical Engineering are available for Summer/Spring 2017. Full RA available for 1 student. The "out of state tuition" is waived for all of the addmitted applicant with $1000 scholorship annually. Depending on the availibility of funding and applicant criteria other arrangement may be made. The positions are directed by Multiscale Contact Mechanics and Tribology Laboratory at Lamar University, Beaumont, TX, USA.


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