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A Ph.D.+MSc Position on Brain Surgery Simulation by XFEM and FleXFEM

High Performance Computing MSc+Ph.D. position available at the University of Glasgow on Massively Parallel Brain Surgery Simulation with the extended finite element method (XFEM and FleXFEM)  (University of Glasgow) -- funding body is EPSRC.

One year MSc in HPC in Edinburgh (all costs covered by funding) + 3 year Ph.D.  and access to HecToR, one of the world's largest super-computer, including training with experts in massively parallel simulation (10,000+ processors).

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Ph.D. Candidate Position Available at the University of Waterloo

This is a fully funded research project at the University of Waterloo, Canada. The objective is to construct a PECVD and a UV cure chambers for porous dielectric thin film depositions. In addition to building chambers, the candidate will conduct experiments in thin film fracture and small scale deformation. Please email your CV to

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Post-doctoral research associate position

The Computational Science and Engineering Program at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is seeking highly qualified candidates for one post-doctoral research associate position in the Center for Simulation of Advanced Rockets.

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University lecturership in Engineering Science in Oxford

Here is a position for University lecturership in Engineering Science(Solid or Structural Mechanics)in association with a Tutorial fellowshiip at Pembroke College. 

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An immediate opening for a Ph.D. student in Melbourne, Australia

An immediate opening for a Ph.D. student in Solid/Structural Mechanics is available at Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia. The successful candidate will work with Prof. John Beynon, Prof. Guoxing Lu and Dr. Tracy D. Ruan to investigate the structural components made of aluminium and/or with metallic foams, with enhanced crashworthiness performance under several typical static and impact loadings.   (*Please note that IELTS score is a MUST for this position.*)

Postdoctoral position in Multiscale Modeling

The Computational Solid Mechanics group under the direction of Prof. Marisol Koslowski in the School of Mechanical Engineering at Purdue has an opening for a postdoctoral position in the area of multiscale modeling as part of the project “Plasticity in ultrafine grained materials” funded by DOE. A successful candidate is expected to have a strong background in computational solid mechanics and programming experience. While experience in plasticity using dislocation dynamics or phase field methods is a plus, all outstanding candidates will be considered.

Post-doc position on Multiscale Simulations of Cell Contact and Adhesion

A post-doc position on multiscale simulation of cell contact and adhesion shall be available this coming Fall at UC Berkeley. We are seeking for a person who has experience and background on finite element computations, especially in cell contact/adhesion modeling and simulation or finite deformation simulations.

Anyone who is interested in the position please send an email, resume, and reference to

PhD Position: Solid Mechanics/Biomechanics at KTH-Stockholm

PhD Position: Solid Mechanics/Biomechanics at KTH-Stockholm

A four to five-year PhD position focusing on the analysis of multi-scale phenomena in diseased blood vessels including atherosclerotic plaques has recently been opened at KTH Solid Mechanics. The position is fully supported by the Swedish Research Council.

Postdoctoral Position in Multiscale Mechanical Modeling at Cornell

A postdoctoral position is available starting June 1st within the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Cornell University. The project entails an investigation of the key features associated with ductile fracture in aluminum alloys.  The investigation will utilize a concurrent discrete-dislocation atomistic simulation framework and will likely

Post-Doctoral position available on X-FEM for the simulation of fracture in composites

A one year (renewable) post-doc position is avalaible at the Ecole Centrale of Nantes, France.

The research deals with the simulation of complex cracking patterns in composites using

 the eXtended Finite Element method (X-FEM).


To apply : a CV + name of at least two references.




Immediate vacancies exist for high calibre postgraduates and postdoctoral fellows who have interests in wing morphing and aerospace design, finite element modelling, aerodynamics, optimization, testing and validation. Candidates should expect excellent facilities, good salaries and exceptional working conditions.

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Post-doc Vacancy for Molecular Dynamics studies of Polymer Adhesion

The Micromechanics of Materials group in Groningen (the Netherlands) has an opening for a PostDoc to study the adhesion of polymers by meands of Molecular Dynamics simulations. The two-year position is part of a collaborative, multiscale modeling project in which other groups in the Netherlands focus on more macroscopic models. More info on or by contacting

Gemotric Modeling Industrial job position in Cambridge (UK)

On behlaf of my client based in Cambridge (UK). We are looking for peopl who hve been working in the area of gemotric modeling, especially working on Surface and curve respresentations, bsplines and similar and also blending or rounding algotithms.

Please sen your cv to

In addation, Please send your CV if you have C/C++ with 3D Modeling experience

PhD projects in computational fracture and computational/theoretical fluids at University of Melbourne

The Australian Mineral Science Research Institute (AMSRI) is a consortium of Australia's best scientists working in minerals industry-related fields. Research activities span the breadth of minerals processing, with major themes of the research being energy efficiency, frugal water use and efficient management of waste. The Mathematics program of AMSRI performs modelling and analysis research across multiple minerals processing areas, including comminution, flotation and waste treatment.

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Two PhD positions available in the Netherlands

Two four-year PhD positions are available in the area of computational mechanics at the Materials Science and Engineering Department of Delft University of Technology. The job descriptions are attached.

Position Available for Post Doc on Computational Bio-Nanomechanics

Job Description :Postdoctoral fellow position is available in Computational Biomechanics/Nanotechnology at University of Texas at Arlington. The candidate is expected to have a good education and research background in numerical modeling (Fortran/C++/Matlab). The candidate will use numerical methods to study biophysical phenomena in cells and biomolecules and micro/nanofluidic problems in BioMEMS/NEMS, from continuum to nanoscale. Candidate familiar with fluid/solid mechanics and atomistic simulation are highly encouraged to apply. If you are interested, please contact Dr.

The Department of Engineering Mechanics, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, invites applications for a Research Assistant Professor

To enhance its leadership position and focus for the future, UNL CoE is now deploying a new strategic approach in biomaterials, focusing on novel experiments and ground-breaking research. UNL external research funding has tripled in the last decade. The investment of these funds enables the university to support innovative research projects, hire top faculty and provide them with equipment and facilities to achieve their goals. 

Postdoctoral/Research Scientist Position in Computational Mechanics in Vancouver, Canada

We are seeking a highly motivated individual to join our Vancouver research institute. This is a two-year industrial postdoctoral fellow position, which could lead to permanent employment.The successful incumbent will work with a multi-disciplinary team of scientists to develop computer models to predict mechanical properties of wood and paper products.

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Postdoc position available at MIT / bioinspired thermal management

A postdoctoral associate position at MIT is available immediately, focused on the analysis and development of bioinspired, adaptive thermal management structures, by using theoretical and atomistic multi-scale modeling and simulation.

Seeking POSTDOC position on Impact analysis, Composite manufacturing, FEM, LS-DYNA, ANSYS, ABAQUS

I am lakshya,  a Phd student in materials engineering dept at University of Alabama in Birmingham. I will be graduating this summer, 2008. I have been working in composite field (manufacturing, testing, FEM, LS-DYNA) for almost 4 years. My resume has been attached herewith . Please contact me at or 2053709560.


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