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Opening for Master/Ph.D. in computational materials science

Two openings for Master/Ph.D. studentship are now repost for January, 2013 in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Manitoba in the field of computational materials science. Students with a strong background/intrest in materials simulation (atomistic, e.g., Ab initio, MD or Monte Carlo, or mesoscale phase field simulations) are encouraged to apply.



Brussels School of Engineering/Ecole polytechnique de Bruxelles

Service: Constructions, Architecture et Urbanisme (BATIr)



Doctoral and Postdoctoral Vacancies

The Mechanics and Aerospace Design Labotratory at the University of Toroto (Canada) is seeking high calibre candidates at the doctoral and postdoctoral levels to fill two vacancies.  Specifically, we are looking for individuals to work on the design and analysis (FEM and CFD) of a rapid inflation system for an emergency airbag. The candidates must possess good communication skills with a solid foundation in engineering sciences.

14 PhD and 2 PostDoc positions on modelling of landslides and debris flow

We are currently seeking for ambitious young researchers working in a European ITN research project on the multiscale
modelling of landslides and debris flow. 
The project covers a broad spectrum of research topics such as
constitutive model, numerical methods, laboratory tests, centrifuge model tests

Summer internship at Baker Hughes

Baker Hughes is world’s third largest oil and gas services company with reservoir consulting and products and services for drilling, formation evaluation, completion and production. Baker Hughes operates in over 90 countries serving independent, international and national oil companies. Our service network is organized into 23 Geomarkets operating in 9 regions and 2 hemispheres.  

Baker Hughes is an Equal Employment Affirmative Action Employer 

Postdoctoral Associate Position Available at Northwestern University

A postdoctoral associate position is available at the Computational Nanodynamics Group at Northwestern University. This research project focuses broadly on atomistic and multi-scale modeling and simulation of the mechanics and dynamics of organic, biological and bioinspired nanomaterials. The post-doctoral researcher will have the opportunity to investigate diverse issues related to mechanics and transport phenomena in emerging nanostructured materials.

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MIT Postdoctoral Position in Finite Element Analysis for DNA nanotechnology

The Laboratory for Computational Biology and Biophysics at MIT ( is seeking a highly motivated recent PhD graduate with expertise in nonlinear finite element analysis, ideally in the area of beam theory, with a keen interest in applying this knowledge to molecular modeling of DNA-based nanostructures. The candidate must have excellent communication skills, written and verbal, PhD-level training in finite element analysis, and a strong record of productivity publishing in high quality archival journals.

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Postdoc Position in Structural Mechanics


At Leibniz Universität Hannover, Institute of Structural analysis, a Postdoc position is currently available in the context of a three year project on cracks in photovoltaic modules. The objective of the project is the development of numerical models to simulate microcrack initiation and propagation in photovoltaic modules. The project will be carried out in close collaboration with a renowned solar energy research institute and an industrial partner.   

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PhD position at the University of Glasgow

PhD position at the University of Glasgow on “Modelling of geo-engineered barriers for underground nuclear waste storage”

Postdoc in Solid Mechanics at Brown University

The solid mechanics program in the School of Engineering, Brown University has an opening for a postdoctoral research associate in the area of mechanics of battery electrode materials.

The successful candidate will develop and apply continuum-scale models of mechanical decrepitation and capacity loss in Li ion insertion electrodes.  The project will involve close collaboration with atomic-scale modelers, experimentalists and industrial partners.

PhD Position Structure Health Monitoring

Closing date of application: March 24. 2012

The University of Stavanger invites applications for a three-year doctorate scholarship in Mechanical engineering at the Faculty of Science and Technology in the Department of Mechanical and Structural and Materials Science, beginning August 15, 2012.

The title of the project is “Structural health monitoring using updated finite element models”.

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University Lecturer Position in Solid Mechanics in Oxford

We have opened a position of University Lecturer (more or less equivalent to Assistant Prof and Associate Prof in the US system) in " Mathematics in Materials Science".

This is a position at the interface between mathematics and solid mechanics (and associated fields). People either with strong modelling skills or strong mathematical background are encouraged to apply.

More details can be found at 

Postdoctoral Newton Fellowship in Computational Mechanics and Advanced Materials

the iMAM is welcoming applications from outstanding post-doctoral researchers from outside the UK seeking research experience in our computational mechanics group. The successful candidate would join a group of 7 post-docs and 7 PhD students led by four academics and, in particular, an ERC Starting Independent Research Group.

Email stephane dot bordas at gmail dot com for details.

Best regards from Cardiff,






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Graduate studentship (Master or Ph.D) available in computational materials science

Openings for two graduate studentship (Master/Ph.D) are available for the fall semester, 2012 in the Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering at the Univeristy of Manitoba. Students who have a strong background in materials simulations (molecular dynamics, monte carlo simulations, or phase field) are especially encouraged to apply. The potential students will work on one or more of the following projects: (1) Solute effects on grain boundary diffusivity/mobility; (2) Microplasticity in metallic glass and nanocomposites; (3) Plasticity in metal nanowires.

A Post-doctoral Position in Ultrasonics at the Ohio State University

Post-doctoral position is available in the area of ultrasonic nondestructive evaluation (strong background and experience in ultrasonic experiment and modeling are required). The focus area is ultrasonic study of like polycrystalline materials, composites and adhesive bonds. State of the art ultrasonic laboratories and other characterization facilities are available. More details will be provided to interested individuals.
Interested candidates should contact
Professor Stan I. Rokhlin (

Chinese Scholarship Council PhD in Computational Mechanics

Three PhD studentships available at Cardiff University. Deadline Friday 24th of February.

Assuming you get a CSC scholarship, this fellowship will waive your tuition fee for study in computational mechanics in our group. 

Please APPLY ONLINE to the University and send me (stephane dot bordas at gmail dot com) a one paragraph research proposal about what you intent to work on. Themes are:

- multiscale fracture

- meshless methods

- extended finite element methods

- moving boundary problems

- fibrous flows

PhD Structural Vibration and Analysis/Computational Mechanics

PhD Scholarship: Structural vibration analysis and computational mechanics
One scholarship is available for a PhD student to pursue research in the School of Engineering at the University of Waikato towards the development of a general analytical procedure for vibration analysis of complex structures. In modelling solid bodies with voids, we will consider treating the voids as embedded negative bodies.
The successful candidate will work with:
Professor Sinniah Ilanko and Dr Yusuke Mochida (University of Waikato, New Zealand)

LRET Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Reader in Safety and Reliability Engineering: University of Aberdeen

School of Engineering
LRET Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Reader in Safety and Reliability Engineering

Reference Number 1231244

Building on a 20-year track record in safety engineering, the School of Engineering at the University of Aberdeen in partnership with The Lloyd's Register Educational Trust (The LRET) is establishing a centre of excellence for research and teaching in the safety and reliability of engineering systems, structures and processes.

Two Nano-Tribology postdoctoral positions in Tel Aviv University

Two postdoctoral positions are available in the group of Prof. M. Urbakh in lively Tel-Aviv. Topics are centered around nano and micro-scale tribology (friction, dissipation, adhesion, wear) involving theory, modeling, and computer simulation of frictional and nonlinear
dissipation phenomena.

Two PhD positions are available to work on corrosion

Two PhD positions are available to work on corrosion of aluminum and steel. Students are expected to study "how corrosion affects the microstructres in the metal and alloys".

Positions are available in world's leading research laboratory. Interested students may contact on the following website:

Full-time Postdoctoral Research Associate, Vienna, Austria

The Institute of Geotechnical Engineering at the Department of Civil
Engineering and Natural Hazards, at the University of Natural Resources and Life
Sciences (Universität für Bodenkultur), Vienna, Austria, invites applications
for a position in Geotechnical Engineering at the postdoctoral research
associate level.

The director of the institute is Prof. Wei Wu.

Contract: Full-time, fixed term of 6 years

Salary: € 52.498,60 per year (before tax)

Closing date for applications: 01.04.2012

Details on:

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dstl PhD studentship: Electropulsing and nanostructured steels

dstl PhD studentship: Electropulsing and nanostructured steels
Imperial College London - Department of Materials
Duration of Studentship: 42 months
Applications are invited for a studentship in the field of electropulse-assistant nano-steel processing, leading to the award of a PhD degree. The post is to conduct research in the Department of Materials at Imperial College London and is supported by an initial bursary of £15,823 p.a. and the tuition fees are paid at the home rate only.


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