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Post-doctoral position in solid mechanics at Harvard

A postdoctoral position is available in the area of mechanics of solids and structures. The ideal candidate will have expertise in mechanics of materials, will be creative and willing to explore new ideas.

For additional information, please contact Katia Bertoldi at or visit the website

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Open Ph.D. position in the area of microbial inactivation mechanics

The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Rutgers University has an open position for a highly-motivated individual in the area of solid and bio mechanics starting January 2010. The scope of the Ph.D. dissertation will be focused on advancing the understanding of the role of mechanical drivers on the mechanisms responsible for bacterial inactivation. This dissertation, supported by the USDA, will be guided by Prof. Alberto Cuitino in collaboration with an interdisciplinary team in microbiology and food science.

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Post-doctoral position in computational mechanics at Rutgers University

A postdoctoral position is available in the area of multiscale modeling of granular solids. The position is supported by the National Science Foundation and industrial partners of the NSF Engineering
Research Center for Structured Organic Particulate Systems ( 

Open PhD position: Inverse identification from full field measurements

The part of full field displacement measurements is increasing in
experimental mechanics. Their taking into account relies on the
development of suited identification approaches, which have to be able
to take advantage of their richness. When dealing with composites, they
offer the possibility to perform the identification at a scale where
the material is heterogenenous. The goal of this thesis is to apply
inverse approaches on the challenging case of the identification of
heterogeneous elasticity and develop a robust identification

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Expert programmer needed for atomistic project in Minnesota

Expert programmer needed for an exciting project at the University of Minnesota involving the establishment of an online infrastructure for the evaluation of the transferability of interatomic potentials used in atomistic and multiscale simulations. The project called KIM -- the Knowledgebase of Interatomic Models -- is funded through the NSF's Cyber-Enabled Discovery and Innovation (CDI) program. For more information see the attached PDF file. The position is available immediately.

A computational mechanics position in microelectronics industry

We have an opening for computational mechanics experts with Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering or Material science.


The position will work on thermal mechanical modeling, analysis, material characterization and reliability test to improve product reliability and manufacturability.


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Post-Doctoral Position in Theoretical Mechanics

The University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB), is commencing a basic research program to establish Virtual Tests for high temperature ceramic composite materials. This activity will be supported within the new National Hypersonic Science Center, Structures and Materials, which is funded by NASA and the U.S. Air Force Office of Scientific Research.The overall program involves a number of institutions, led by Teledyne Scientific Co., in Thousand Oaks, California (Drs. David Marshall and Brian Cox).

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Position Open: William E. Diefenderfer Chair in Mechanical Engineering at Penn State University

Dear Colleagues:

The Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering at The Pennsylvania State University is seeking applicants for the William E. Diefenderfer Chair in Mechanical Engineering. Attached is a flyer for your information. Please let me know if you have any questions.


Aman Haque

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Three year OCE Postdoctoral Fellowship in computational nanotechnology

Applications are invited for a three year OCE Postdoctoral Fellowship in computational nanotechnology, working with scientists from the Virtual Nanoscience Laboratory in the CSIRO Materials Science and Engineering division at Clayton, in Australia. The successful applicant will work be involved in predicting the material properties for optimal nanodiamond-based drug delivery systems, in collaboration with a multi-national interdisciplinary team.

Postdoctoral position at MIT on inverse problems in multiscale materials modeling

One postdoctoral position is currently available for individuals with a strong background in materials simulations—preferably atomistic methods—to develop approaches for solving inverse problems in multiscale materials modeling (i.e. determining what atomic-level structures and compositions yield desired macroscale properties, rather than predicting macroscale properties given atomic-level information). These methods will be applied to the design of radiation resistant nanocomposites in collaboration with an Energy Frontier Research Center (EFRC) at Los Alamos NL.

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Open postdoc position in topology optimization at Johns Hopkins

The Department of Civil Engineering at Johns Hopkins University invites applications for a Postdoctoral Fellow research position in topology optimization. The Fellow will focus on

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Endowed Professorships and Faculty positions in Health

Michigan Technological University invites applicants for new tenure-track positions at any rank in the broad areas of health sciences and engineering. This campus-wide Strategic Faculty Hiring Initiative (SFHI) is projected to bring up to ten new faculty members, including possible endowed positions, to campus over the next two years to strengthen the key focus areas of biochemistry, bioengineering, bioethics, biomaterials, biomechanics, human factors, medical informatics, cell biology, physiology, and statistical genetics.

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Post-doctoral fellow position in Theoretical and Applied Mechanics @ Northwestern

We are currently seeking candidates for a Post-doctoral Fellow position in Theoretical and Applied Mechanics at Northwestern University. The successful candidate is expected to possess a Ph.D. in engineering or science and must have experience in the area of computational mechanics, broadly involving computational inelasticity, finite elements and continuum mechanics. Knowledge of discrete mechanics is desirable but not essential.

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tenure-track assistant professsor at Northwestern University

Northwestern University, the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE)and Department of Mechanical Engineering (ME) jointly seek an outstanding individual in the area of mechanics for a tenure-track position at the level of assistant professor.  The successful candidate will be expected to develop an independent, internationally-recognized research program, teach graduate- and undergraduate-level courses, and supervise graduate research.  Both CEE and ME

Post-Doctoral position available

A post-doctoral position is available at Kongju National University,South Korea to work in the field of nanomechanics(atomistic modeling) or Bio/nano mechatronics.Interested candidate should send their detailed CV to Prof.Sung-Gaun Kim via email to the following email address-( initial contract is for one year and is extendable to multiple years subject to his/her performance and availability of funding.

2 open positions at the GKSS Research Centre Geesthacht / Germany (PhD and Postdoc)

Two open positions are available at the Department of Solids and Structures within the institute of Materials Research (Division: Materials Mechanics) at the Research Centre Geesthacht GmbH / Germany. Further details can be found within the attachments.

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Job opening for FEM developer - Principal Research Scientist

Scientific Forming Technologies Corporation (SFTC) is currently looking for several self-motivated and talented individuals to further develop its Finite Element based software product DEFORM™.  Please visit for more details.  Ph.D in Engineering with strong background in mechanics, and/or manufacturing processes, and programming experience (FORTRAN under Windows or UNIX environment), and excellent problem solving skills are highly desirable.

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PhD studentship @ University of Oxford

A fully funded PhD research studentship is available at the University of Oxford, in the Solid Mechanics Group.

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Two positions for guest researchers(post-doc) at NIST on biomechanics


Two positions for guest researchers(post-doc) at NIST on biomechanics

Research area: Biomechanics

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The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the Universitat Rovira i Virgili (URV) ( in Tarragona (Spain), is looking for several enthusiastic research students with a strong interest in fluid dynamics. Successful candidates will join a small but very active multidisciplinary team, working in fluid-structure interaction problems. The research will be mainly experimental and focused in the area of fluid structure interaction with application to several engineering problems.

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Multiscale Postdocs at Minnesota

Several postdoc positions are available immediately at the University of Minnesota to work on the development of a variety of cutting edge multiscale methods and atomistic simulation techniques.  The work will be done in close collaboration with a group of leaders in the field including Prof. Ellad Tadmor, Prof. Richard James, Prof. Mitchell Luskin and Prof. Ryan Elliott.  For more information, visit or check out the attached announcement.

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Postdoctoral position at Princeton University

Postdoctoral position available at Princeton University to participate in a multi-disciplinary research project sponsored by the US Army Research Office (ARO/MURI) at Princeton and Harvard Universities on: Innovative Design of Multi-Functional Adaptive Structural Materials. The candidate will be involved in the Modeling of Hierarchically Porous Material Structures Optimized for Strength and Transport. The candidate must have a strong background in Finite Element Analysis (both solid and fluid), and in Topology Optimization.


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