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PhD positions in Computational Science

The Computational Science Research Center at San Diego State University is looking for  talented and motivated applicants for its interdisciplinary master's and Ph.D. program in Computational Science. 

LMS PhD position open on the isogeometric boundary element method


BATWOMAN (Basic Acoustics Training - & Workprogram On
Methodologies for Acoustics - Network) is the Initial Training Network
(ITN) No. 605867, funded under the FP7 Marie Curie programme of
the EC. Duration: Sep. 1, 2013 - Aug. 31, 2017.

Full time PhD scholarship at RMIT University, Australia: Mechanics of Nanocomposites

PhD scholarship is immediately available at the School of Aerospace, Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, RMIT University, Australia. Applications are invited for two open positions in one of the following areas: (1) Mechanics of nanotubes and graphene; (2) Multiscale simulation of functionally graded or nanotubes/graphene reinforced composites; (3) Thermal buckling and post-buckling of composite structures. The research work is supported by Australian Research Council under Discovery Projects scheme.


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PhD position in cell and tissue mechanics using bio-MEMS approaches, SUNY Buffalo

One funded PhD position will be available in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University at Buffalo, the State University of New York (SUNY). The position will be available in the Fall, 2014. The research area will focus on using bio-MEMS techniques to create novel cell culture platforms for cell mechanics and mechanobiological studies. Projects may include mechanics involved in the fibrosis diseases, cancer invasion and stem cell differentiation.

8 Mechanical Engineering Faculty Positions

Eight Mechanical Engineering Faculty

University Mechanical and Industrial Engineering department seeks faculty
candidates for multiple tenured or tenure-track appointments at the assistant,
associate or full professor level in the Department of Mechanical and
Industrial Engineering. Please refer to the positions listed below:

Computational Science and Engineering (x4)

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One Ph.D. position in mechanics of materials for Fall, 2014

One Ph.D. position will be available in the Applied Mechanics of Materials group of Mechanical Engineering Department at
Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, USA. The position will start in the coming Fall, 2014.
The research program will focus on mechanics of soft composite materials and structures as well as
their novel applications in micro/nano-fabrication, anti-biofilm, energy absorption/harvesting, etc. In
particular, it will focus on harnessing buckling instabilities of hybrid soft and hard materials and

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Lecturer below the bar in Aircraft Maintenance and Operations

TITLE OF POST: Lecturer below the bar in Aircraft Maintenance and

University of Limerick, Ireland

Head of Department

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Senior Lecturer in Aircraft Maintenance and Operations

TITLE OF POST: Senior Lecturer in Aircraft Maintenance and

LOCATION: University
of Limerick, Ireland

of Department

CONTRACT TYPE: Multiannual

- €88,509 p.a.

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PhD position in Experimental Solid Mechanics at the New Jersey Institute of Technology

There is an opening for a
PhD student position in Dr. Nadimpalli’s group at the New Jersey Institute of
Technology starting from Fall2014. Candidate with good academic credentials and an interest to work in experimental research projects are encouraged to apply.
Ideal candidate should have a master’s degree in mechanical/materials
science/aerospace or related field with a good background in Solid Mechanics,
Materials Science, and Experimental Methods (including but not limited to SEM,
TEM, and nanofabrication methods).

PhD Studentship in Soft Matter Cell Biomechanics (attendance to a Chinese University and Chinese Nationality required))

Type of studentship: China Scholarship Council
(CSC) / Queen Mary Joint PhD scholarship

Institution: Queen
Mary University of London, School of Engineering and Materials Science

Project title: “Multiscale simulation of
viscoelastic cell interfacial mechanics in micropipette aspiration experiments”

PhD openings at Cardiff University

Cardiff University's endowment funds have accumulated sufficiently to offer three PhD studentships to full time students.

Funding is available on the following basis:

Full-time awards

1.        Two x 3-year full-time PhD studentships where 50% of the costs (fees, standard stipend and project support) are met through the endowment fund and the remaining 50% will be match funded by the School.

        The cost of the studentships has been estimated as follows:

Multiple Positions in Interactive Computing at RPI

The Center for Modeling, Simulation and Imaging in Medicine (CeMSIM) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, USA invites
applications for multiple positions (Research Assistant Professor,
Research Scientist/Research Associate, postdc) to work on projects
funded by the NIH on developing interactive computational technology. 
Desirable background for this position

Project Associate / PhD Positions: Multiscale Simulation of Nano-Composites for Fatigue & Fracture

Applications are invited for few open positions in the area of
multiscale simulation of fatigue and fracture of advanced alloys and
nano-material based composites. Primary focus of this research is investigation
of fatigue and fracture behavior of nanomaterials and to develope various
constitutive models for continuum, based on large scale atomistic simulations.
Research effort will include development of analysis and design methods toward
improving material/structural behaviour using computer simulation. Interested
candidates should have preferably MTech/ME degree in
mechanical/civil/aerospace/material engineering discipline with good knowledge

RA position available in Piezoelectric sensors

A RA (MS level) position is available in the Department of Engineering Technology, University of North Texas-Denton in the fields of piezoelectric sensor modeling and experiment. The position will start from Summer, 2014. Candidates should have a Bachelor/Master's degree in engineering mechanics, mechanical engineering or electrical engineering with good academic standing and should have some experiences in the following:

Postdoctoral Opening: Granular Physics (Experiment)

Applications are invited for one postdoctoral position in Experimental
Granular Physics with the Collective Interactions Unit at the Okinawa
Institute of Science and Technology (OIST). Our group is broadly
interested in experimental softmatter physics, continuum mechanics, and
applied mathematics, and their application to biologically inspired
questions. Our current emphasis is on interfacial fluid dynamics,
disordered granular solids, and biomechanics of the human foot. For

Postdoctoral Research/PhD Studies on Multiscale Material Modeling at the Technion

The Nanomechanics Simulations Laboratory at the Mechanical
Engineering Department, Technion, Israel, is recruiting Postdoctoral
researchers and/or PhD candidates in the area of modeling the plastic deformation of metallic specimens at the nanoscale.
The research involves performing simulations at various scales
(Molecular Dynamics, Dislocation Dynamics and Finite Elements Analysis).
We are looking for highly motivated applicants, who are familiar with

Post-Doc Position: Colloids in polymer systems: Numerical studies and simulations

Post-Doc Position: Colloids in polymer systems: Numerical studies and simulations


The Material and Process Simulation group at the University of Bayreuth is offering a

1 Post-Doc Position TV-L E13 (m/f)

Colloids in polymer systems: Numerical studies and simulations


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Graduate student research assistantships at the University of California Merced

Graduate student research positions are available in Professor
Martini’s Fundamental Tribology group in Mechanical Engineering at the
University of California Merced. UC Merced is the 10th campus of the University
of California system, opened in 2005, with a rapidy growing research program. Professor Martini’s
group focuses on computational modeling of friction, wear and lubrication of
sliding surfaces, with particular emphasis on nanoscale interfacial phenomena.
Prospective applicants should contact Professor Martini directly.

Position is not any more available ---- Research position at TU Darmstadt, Germany

At the Division of Mechanics
of Functional Materials in the institute of Materials Science, TU Darmstadt the
following research position is to be filled as soon as possible:

 Research position (E 13 TV – TU
Postdoc/Doctoral Candidate

The position is
scheduled for three years.

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Postdoctoral Researcher in Computational Mechanics of Composite Materials at IMDEA Materials

The research group of Structural Composites at IMDEA Materials (Madrid, Spain), led by Dr. Cláudio S. Lopes and Dr. Carlos González, invites applications for a Postdoctoral Fellow in the field of multiscale computational analysis of composite structures. Candidates with strong background knowledge on computational damage mechanics, model development, and on numerical simulation of advanced composite materials and structures are strongly encouraged to apply. Experience in experimental mechanical testing of composites is highly valued.



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