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Three PhD positions available

Three PhD positions are available at the University of Groningen, The Netherlands, to work on

Multiple positions in experiments and CFD

Multiple, assistant researcher/research scientist/postdoctoral positions are available in a large, 4-year duration, Department of Defense program on “Release, Atmospheric Dispersal, and Environmental Fate of Liquid Agents”.  The effort is aiming to: (a) achieve a basic understanding of the physics of aero-breakup and dispersal of liquid agents in high-speed flows, (b) achieve a basic understanding of impact/spreading/absorption/reaction/evaporation of drops falling on various substrates, and (c) develop and validate computational tools covering the hierarchy of scales involved and purposes

Tenure-track faculty position at University at Buffalo in the area of Multi-scale modeling

The University at Buffalo (SUNY) seeks a tenure-track assistant professor in the broad area of multiscale modeling of the production, assembly, and properties of engineered nanoscale  materials, structures, or devices. Appointment at higher rank is possible in exceptional cases. For the details, please check the attachment.

Looking for a Postdoctoral/Research Associate Position

Dear Sir/Madam,

I have recently (Fall–08) completed my Ph.D. in mechanical engineering with specialization in general areas of nonlinear structural dynamics and model order reduction. If any Prof. or research organization has an opening for a postdoc position in the areas of my technical expertise, please let me know at



Analysis or Design??

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I am working as a design engineer in one of a service provider MNC.I have 2 yrs of experience

I am a UG professional and would like to enhance my profile.

Can you pleasesuggest me what should i do...i mean which side should i or analysis..and tools which i need to learn.

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50 Post-Doctoral Positions available at the new Research Center of Excellence in Mechanobiology


A new $150M Research Center of Excellence (RCE) on Mechanobiology has been set up at the National University of Singapore  (  We are now in the process of hiring 50 good post-docs. 

Post Doctoral Position in Multiscale Modeling of Radiation Induced Damage

There is an opening for a postdoctoral research position in the Advanced Computational Research Laboratory at RPI, Troy NY to work on a multiscale modeling project which involves the modeling of radiation induced damage of metallic materials. Encouraged to apply are creative, self-motivated candidates with a sound background in computational mechanics. Qualifications: 1. PhD in Computational/Applied Mechanics / Materials Science or related topic. 2. Sound background in nonlinear solid mechanics. 3. Sound background in FEM technology. Prior experience in multiscale modeling is a plus. 4.

Postdoctoral position in Multiscale Modeling of Composites

There is an opening for a postdoctoral research position in the Advanced Computational Research Laboratory at RPI, Troy NY to work on a project sponsored by the Army Research Office involving multiscale modeling of 3D woven fiber composites under high strain rate loading conditions. Encouraged to apply are creative, self-motivated candidates with a sound background in computational mechanics. Qualifications: 1. PhD in Computational/Applied Mechanics or related topic. 2. Sound background in nonlinear solid mechanics. 3. Sound background in FEM technology.

Position at Ecole Polytechnique, France


for a top-level scientific leader, who will become head of

the Laboratory of Solids Mechanics, CNRS , Ecole Polytechnique,

see attached file (in English) or go to:

Faculty Positions at the University of North Texas

The Department of Mechanical and Energy Engineering invites applications for a tenure-track faculty member at the rank of assistant professor, associate professor, or full professor preferably in the areas of controls, solid mechanics/design.  Applications will be reviewed until the search is filled. For complete qualifications and applications information see AA/EOE/ADA

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Distinguished Professor Position, Zhejiang University

The School of Aeronautics and Astronautics of Zhejiang University invites applications for a full-time distinguished professor position in the field of solid mechanics.  The successful candidate should obtain an earned phd degree from world famous university, must have an excellent academic record, and currently takes full professor or comparative position in overseas world famous university or institute.

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In Chinese: 浙江大学航空航天学院面向国内外公开招聘启事

浙江大学航空航天学院面向国内外公开招聘启事  浙江大学航空航天学院于2007121

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An article on tenure-track

Stop Trying To Get Tenure and Start Trying To Enjoy Yourself

One of my junior colleagues forwarded the above article to me, and I read with interest. I think it could also resonate the interest of many people here in iMechanica. I welcome your comments, especially from our been-there done-that tenured colleagues.

Henry Tan's picture

Computational Mechanics

Chair in Computational Mechanics
School of Mechanical, Aerospace & Civil Engineering

Closing date: 17/04/2009

PhD position FEM simulation of machining in Braunschweig, Germany

Within the

7th Research Framework Programme of the EU (FP7),
The project "Macro, Micro and Nano Aspects of Machining - MAMINA"
offers a three-year PhD project
"Finite Element Simulation of the Cutting Process"
at the Institut für Werkstoffe, Technische Universität Braunschweig.

Glasgow: 4-year Post-doc XFEM for 3D crack growth with goal-oriented error estimation including industrial applications

University of Glasgow, Civil Engineering, Mechanics and Materials

Increased Reliability for Industrially Relevant Automatic Crack Growth Simulation with the eXtended Finite Element Method (Funding for £483k)

A unique EPSRC funded 4 year post-doc to investigate

- goal-oriented error estimation in XFEM

- adaptivity for 3D crack growth

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Post-doc for Mesoscopic Modeling of Autonomous Repair of Polymer Networks

Are you interested in contributing to the development of a totally new concept of self-healing in polymer networks? The Micromechanics group at the University of Groningen (the Netherlands) is offering a post-doc position for the development of coarse-grained Molecular Dynamics and/or novel mesoscopic models of polymer networks with dormant polymerization catalysts. The modeling work will be done concurrently with experimental research in the chemistry department of the university of Eindhoven.

Mechanobiology post-doctoral position, Oxford, UK

A postdoctoral research position is available immediately at the Mechanobiology Group, Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatologyand Musculoskeletal Sciences at the University of Oxford to study tendon mechanobiology and repair following injury or pathology. This is an exciting opportunity to join a multi-disciplinary team drawn from the Botnar Research Centre, the Oxford Institute of Biomedical Engineering and the John Radcliffe Hospital to work at the forefront of strategically important musculoskeletal research.

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PhD position at Delft University of Technology, NL

We welcome applications for a 4 year PhD positon in the field of computational mechanics and materials science. Further details in the attachment.

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The University of Chile invites applications for two full time faculty positions in Mechanical Engineering. Applicants must have deep interest in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, as well as the purpose to conduct long term, externally funded research programs at international level. Candidates are also expected to maintain fruitful work relationships with industry in their respective areas. According to qualifications, they may be ranked at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. Candidates are sought in two areas:

  1. Energy: Research interests in conventional or alternative energies, with emphasis in energy conservation, generation or efficient use.
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Postdoc Position Available

Postdoc research fellows are needed in computational material science.  Experience in molecular level simulation of polymer/metal interfaces or CNT/Si and CNT/Cu interfaces are required.  Please send detailed academic CV to Jianmin Qu at


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