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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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Research Scientist Opening on Engineering Mechanics R&D in NJ

Senior Scientist – Global
Engineering and Materials Inc. has an immediate full-time opening for this
position in its NJ Office. The ideal Candidate will have demonstrated in-depth
experience in fields of computational mechanics, mechanics of composite, and
advanced structural analysis and design. Experience in commercial FEM
application and customization is considered a plus. The successful applicant
will work on physics-based modeling, thermal-mechanical analysis, and advanced
FEM solver development. Job duties will include: development of advanced FEM
algorithms, modeling and simulation using in-house and commercial software,

Internship available in FEA of Elastomers

An internship position is available in the area of Finite Element Analysis of Elastomers in the Simulation and Modeling Group at Schlumberger, Sugar Land, TX.

Senior Systems Engineer

 Please call me at 800-603-5483 x5109 if anyone is interested in this position or perhaps might know someone that would be.


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PhD position in the area of wood fibre composites

The Materials Research Department at Risø National Laboratory for Sustainable Energy, Technical University of Denmark, is seeking a PhD student within the field of advanced fibre composites. The PhD position will aim at increasing the fundamental knowledge of wood fibres and their behaviour as reinforcements in composite materials studying e.g. wood fibre structure and mechanical and hygroscopic properties e.g. by micromechanical modelling and advanced testing.

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Postdoctoral Position at UC Davis in Computational Materials Science

Update: The position has been filled; thanks to all who responded.

A post-doctoral position is immediately available at UC Davis. The individual will work on a joint project led by myself and John Pask at LLNL on the development and application of a new finite-element based approach for large-scale quantum mechanical materials calculations.

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A*STAR Investigatorships, Singapore 2008

SERC launched the A*STAR Investigatorships last year. This prestigious award for top young research talent, tenable at their research institutes, aims to nurture young talent and build R&D capabilities in Singapore.

This year, the award is open for applications in the following areas:

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One PhD and one post doctoral position in “Multi-scale Modeling" at Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)

The Department of Structural Engineering, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) announces a vacant PhD position and a vacant post doctoral position in the area of multi-scale modelling of mono-sized polymer particles. The two positions will be a part of the new NANOMAT KMB project “From Molecular Structures to Mechanical Properties: Multi-scale Modelling for Polymer Particles (MS2MP)”, funded by the Research Council of Norway.

Postdoctoral position at RPI in modeling respiratory motion during cancer radiation therapy

Brief description: There is an
opening for a postdoctoral research position in the Advanced Computational
Research Laboratory at RPI, Troy, NY to work on an ongoing R01 reesearch project sponsored by the National Institutes of Health on the modeling of respiratory motion from patient-specific 4D CT images.
In external beam radiation treatment, a lethal radiation dose is delivered through precisely conformed

Seeking candidates for positions in Houston, also positions in Germany

Our agency, Reliability Analysis Associates, Inc., specializes in recruiting Reliability Engineers and related skills.   For a client in the oil business in Houston, TX we are seeking candidates for two positions that require knowlege of finite element analysis, crack growth, reliability, and low cycle fatigue.   The two job descriptions are attached.


Position in R&D with Schlumberger

Schlumberger, in relation with its R&D effort related to Co2 Storage
(, is looking for a highly innovative
and motivated individual with a background in geo-mechanics to join its
multi-disciplinary engineering team. A PhD in a field related to
geo-mechanics (Solid mechanics, fracture mechanics, civil engineering,
geophysics etc.) is necessary. No prior work experience is required. The

Postdoctoral Scholar in Computational Fuel Cell Catalyst Design at IUPUI

A postdoctoral research position in first-principles based
multiscale modeling of catalysts for PEM fuel cells is available immediately at
the Richard
G. Lugar Center for Renewable Energy in Indiana University-Purdue University
Indianapolis (IUPUI). The candidate will work on a
project on developing low-cost yet high-performance low temperature fuel cells.
This project involves close collaborations with the experimental scientists.
The candidate should hold a doctor degree in a relevant discipline, such as Materials
Science, Mechanical Engineering, Chemistry, or Chemical Engineering. The ideal
candidate should have a strong background in atomistic scale simulations
(Density Functional Theory, molecular dynamics, and Monte Carlo methods) and scientific

Postdoctoral position in multiscale modeling at RPI

There is an opening for a postdoctoral research position in the Advanced Computational Research Laboratory at RPI, Troy, work on an ongoing project sponsored by the Office of Naval Research. The project involves the multiscale modeling of particulate composites under extreme loading conditions. This is a great opportunity to be involved in challenging
multiscale computational techniques based on meshfree methods. Encouraged to
apply are creative, self-motivated candidates with a sound background in
computational mechanics.

One Postdoctoral/Research Scientist Position in Geometric Modeling and Mesh Generation

A position of postdoctoral fellow or research scientist is available immediately in the group

of Jessica Zhang at Department of Mechanical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University. 

We are looking for someone with strong software design and development skills coupled

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Postdoctoral Position at Penn State University in Multiscale Computational Dynamics

We have an immediate opening in the Department of Engineering Science and Mechanics for a postdoctoral research associate in multiscale modeling and computational mechanics. The focus of this position is on the modeling, simulation, and analysis of the nonlinear evolution of coupled macro/microstructure in failure processes, with an emphasis toward structural health monitoring. Coupled-field models using continuum damage variables will be used to study the fundamental spatiotemporal features of damage evolution, particularly regarding the nature and origin of unpredictability in damage processes. The candidate must have a solid general background in theoretical mechanics and dynamics, and be familiar with nonlinear finite element analysis

Physics programmer position in Boston

The person in this position will be responsible for developing finite element-based soft tissue representations that supportreal-time interaction with surgical tools. The successful candidate should befamiliar with the extensive prior work in the field of surgical simulationincluding finite element formulations (both traditional nonlinear approaches aswell as various real-time approximations), real-time collision detection andresponse between rigid and deformable objects, multi-processor/coreimplementations, and integration with haptics devices.


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