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PhD Opening in Computational Mechanics

Two PhD positions (research assistants) are available in the Department of Mechanical Engineering within the Purdue School of Engineering and Technology at Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI). The full-support position is available for Fall 2018. The projects are focused on conducting computational modeling and simulations of various materials, including atomistic and multiscale simulations.

Postdoc position in cardiovascular modeling and simulation at NTNU, Trondheim, Norway

One postdoc position within the field of biomechanical modeling/biomedical engineering for the cardiovascular system is available at Department of Structural Engineering at NTNU, Trondheim, Norway.  The position will be organized under the cardiovascular modeling project headed by professor Leif Rune Hellevik in the Biomechanics group.

Group Leader Position in Computational Materials Science

The Institute for General Material Properties of the Friedrich-Alexander Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) is inviting applications for a group leader in the area of Computational Materials Science. The Materials Modeling Group conducts research into the elementary defects of the crystalline lattice and on how their organization and interaction influence the mechanical properties and failure of metallic materials.

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Permanent research position in Computational Mechanics of Materials and Structures in MINES ParisTech

We have a permanent position (equiv. Associate/Full Professor) opening in the field of Computational Mechanics of Materials and Structures.

Location: Centre des Materiaux, MINES ParisTech, Paris/Evry, France. All details are in the attached file.

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Three PhD positions and two postdoc positions in computational mechanics of materials

Applications are invited for three PhD and two postdoc positions in the area of computational mechanics of materials at the University of Padova, Italy.

The successful candidates will work at building a multiscale model for the study of contact, friction and solid lubrication between metal surfaces, sponsored by an ERC consolidator grant.

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PhD position in Mechanics/Acoustics at Temple University

There is one open Ph.D. student position with financial support in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Temple University to start in Fall, 2018 . The successful applicant will work with Dr. Haijun Liu on interdisciplinary research topics that involve mechanics, biology, acoustics, and sensor technology. To comply with the admission guidelines at the College of Engineering at Temple University, the applicants need to meet the following requirements:

Jobs (x2): Post-doc+Programmer - Rhino Plugin implementation for Isogeometric BEM or/and Isogeometric FEM

We are looking for a C++ or CSharp Programmer and a post-doctoral fellow to couple our in-house Isogeometric BEM/FEM and Collocation approach to Rhino3D. Funding is available for 12 months of post-doc as well as programming time for a GUI and interfacing with Rhino3D. Freelance programmers are welcome to apply. Knowledge of elasticity, linear algebra and BEM acceleration are a plus. 

Contact me for more information including your IGA experience, BEM/FEM experience and background in mechanics. 

Best wishes!


PhD opening in Wave Mechanics of Engineered Materials


Objective: We are seeking a highly motivated and talented research assistant with background (BS or MS) in applied mathematics, physics, or mechanical/civil engineering.

[DEM] PhD Student Internship Opportunity at Idaho National Lab

Work Location:  Idaho Falls, Idaho, United States.

Duration: about three months (with financial support of temporatory living in Idaho Falls); starting from May 2018.

Idaho National Laboratory (INL) is seeking PhD student internship applicants for DEM particle mechanics simualtions for engineering-type applications & research.

Preferred Qualifications: 

* Numerical methods: research experience in the discrete element method (DEM) and/or other coarse-grained particle mechanics modeling methods.

[HPC] PhD Student Internship Opportunity at Idaho National Lab

Work Location:  Idaho Falls, Idaho, United States.

Duration: about three months (with financial support of temporatory living in Idaho Falls); starting from May 2018.

Idaho National Laboratory (INL) is seeking PhD student internship applicants for high-performance extreme-scale particle mechanics simualtions.


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Employment Opportunity for an Associate Program Director Position, National Science Foundation

CMMI 18-003Dear Colleague Letter: Directorate for Engineering (ENG), Division of Civil, Mechanical and Manufacturing Innovation (CMMI) - Employment Opportunity for an Associate Program Director Position (Open Until Filled) 

February 20, 2018

Dear Colleagues:

The Division of Civil, Mechanical and Manufacturing Innovation (CMMI), within the Directorate for Engineering (ENG), at the National Science Foundation, announces a nationwide search to fill an Associate Program Director position.

Postdoc positions available: NHERI SimCenter@Berkeley


Postdoctoral Positions Available: Software development for uncertainty quantification, optimization, and workflow development.  Natural Hazards Engineering Research Initiative SimCenter @ UC Berkeley


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Employment Opportunity: Division Director, Division of Civil, Mechanical and Manufacturing Innovation, National Science Foundation (NSF)

National Science Foundation  

2415 Eisenhower Avenue   —   Alexandria, Virginia 22314


February 2, 2018 

Dear Colleague:

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Multidisciplinary Cancer Research UK 4-year PhD Studentship

We are seeking an outstanding PhD candidate to join Mechanics in Biology and Medicine laboratory ( as part of a multidisciplinary collaborative project between Dr Emad Moeendarbary at the Department of Mechanical Engineering (University College London, UCL) and Dr Fernando Calvo at the Division of Cancer Biology (Institute of Cancer Research, London).

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Multiple postdoc and PhD positions at Columbia University

The Department of Earth and Environmental Engineering at Columbia University is launching a new Center for Advanced Materials for Energy and Environment. The Center emphasizes on both fundamental and applied research, in particular those related to technology development. We have multiple immediate openings for strongly motivated postdocs and PhD students.

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Postdoc in Mechanics of Woven and Fiber-based materials at the University of Pittsburgh

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral position in an exciting project applying advanced fiber-based mechanics to understand the eye and prevent blindness. The successful applicant will join an interdisciplinary team of engineers, clinicians and basic scientists at the Laboratory of Ocular Biomechanics of the University of Pittsburgh.

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Postdoctoral Position in FEM Flow Modeling

Idaho National Laboratory is seeking a post-doctoral researcher  to perform research in developing numerical simulations to understand and predict the flow behavior of diverse particulate (granular) materials. Target applications include feeding and handling systems, including bins, hopper, and augers, as well as existing and future laboratory instruments that can be used to characterize feeding and handling properties.

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Faculty post in Composite Aircraft Structures Engineering

The University of Limerick in Ireland is seeking applicants for the following position:

Lecturer below the bar in Composite Aircraft Structures Engineering - Specific Purpose Contract


Salary Scale: €38,731 - €53,249 p.a.

 Further information for applicants and application material is available online from:

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PhD position in computational solid mechanics

A PhD position is available in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Science at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. The research project is in the multiscale modeling of damage and fracture. Candidates should have a strong background and interests in continuum mechanics and finite elements modeling. Programming experience in Fortran or C++ is a big plus. The starting date for this position is August 2018.

18-month post-doctorate position at SRMP, CEA/Saclay, France, starting from April 2018

Title of the project: Ab initio modelling of interactions between dislocations and solutes in body-centered cubic metals

Research area: Solid State Physics, Materials Science

Summary of the project:

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Ph. D position: Mechanics and 3D Printing

Level: Ph.D, start from Fall 2018

When: Apply Now by sending CV to

Fellowship: Deadline 02/25/2018.  (again directly sending CV to

Project: NSF/CAREER award on Chiral Auxetic Composites

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PhD position in “Nano-indentation for sub-miniaturized testing of irradiated materials: FEM analysis and experiments”

As part of a collaborative project between the University of Liege (Belgium), the Academy for Nuclear Science and Technology (Belgium), and the Université Catholique de Louvain (Belgium), there is an open position to develop and validate a full-scale model for the nano-indentation process of neutron and ion irradiated steels.


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