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Post-doctoral position in modeling of multifunctional nanocomposites for space application

We invite applications for a Postdoctoral Position starting
anytime from January 2012. The applicant should have knowledge and expertise in
the areas related to micromechanics, nanocomposites and carbon nanotubes. A
good publication record will be preferred. The position is based at the York
University in Toronto, Canada. The appointment will be initially for 12 months,

PhD scholarship in Diesel Engine Tribology

A PhD scholarship is available at DTU Mechanical Engineering, Section for Solid Mechanics, in the field of diesel engine tribology. The scholarship focuses on computational modelling and experimental verification of fluid film and bearing parts of journal bearings in large two-stroke diesel engines. The department has well-established research activities in these fields and the present scholarship is partly funded by the EU-project Hercules-C. The research activities will be performed in close cooperation with MAN Diesel & Turbo SE located in Copenhagen.

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Multiple Open Positions for Ph.D. Candidates in Experimental/Computational Mechanics, University of South Carolina

We seek for highly motivated Ph.D. candidates in the field of 1) Acoustic metamaterials (e.g., phononic crystals), 2) Advanced composite materials, and 3) NDE/SHM, to join Advanced Structures Laboratory ( at the University of South Carolina. The Advanced Structures Laboratory is located in the Mechanical Engineerin Department, which is ranked 31st nationally according to National Research Council and is recently emerging due to the construction of Aerospace Cluster driven by Boeing Company and GE Aviation.


Post-doctoral position in structural optimization (ULB-BATir, Belgium)

Post-doctoral position in structural optimization (Université́ Libre de Bruxelles – BATir Department)

Topic: Structural optimization assisted by metamodels for mixed variables

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PhD-Position in Initial Training Network (ITN): FE-Modelling of electromechanically coupled materials

Discover the NANOMOTION World as an Early Stage Researcher (PhD student) in an EU-wide program on “Nanoelectromechanical Motion in Functional Materials (NANOMOTION)”!

The individual project:

“Finite-element modelling of electromechanically coupled materials”

will be hosted at University of Duisburg-Essen (Germany),, with secondment to the University College Dublin (Ireland).

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PhD Position in Nanomaterials Science at the University of Vermont

An excellent student with research expertise and interest in molecular dynamics simulation and theory of mechanical and/or thermal transport properties in nanomaterials such as nanowires, bulk nanotwinned metals and graphene, is sought to fill a new PhD opening in my group starting in Fall 2012. Interested students should send me a detailed CV with a description of past research achievements and the names of references to

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9 PhD positions in Mechanical Engineering at Politecnico di BARI - Italy


Dealine is 26 January 2012 at 13.00.   ATTACHED YOU FIND ALL THE NEEDED DOCUMENTS!  Which you find also here .

We have 9 positions available starting between Jan and March 2012 on various themes of mechanical and management engineering at Politecnico di BARI .

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Multiple positions at Triangle MRSEC

The Research Triangle Materials Research Science and Engineering Center ( is seeking outstanding candidates with expertise in soft matter research for positions on its technical staff. Detailed descriptions for the positions of Executive Director, Research Scientist, and Postdoctoral Fellows are available at:

Postdoctoral Fellow in Orthopaedics Surgical Simulations and Applied Computational Mechanics, Northwestern University

Fellow in Orthopaedics Surgical Simulations and Applied Computational
Mechanics, Biomedical Engineering Department at Northwestern University, Chicago,

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Faculty position in mechanical engineering at the University of Washington

Formal announcement is pasted below.


The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Washington invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position, which will be available at the start of the 2012-2013 academic year. The position will be at the rank of assistant professor or associate professor.

Marie Curie Fellows (Early Stage and Experienced Researchers) in Computational Mechanics

13 PhD positions and 2 post-doctoral positions are available through a Marie Curie Initial Training Network (INSIST).

 Please send CV to stephane dot bordas at gmail dot com 


bordasS at cardiff dot ac dot uk

PhD position at Mines ParisTech (Centre des matériaux)

A PhD position is avalaible at the Centre des Matériaux of Mines ParisTech (Paris, France). The research will focus on "Experimental and numerical analysis of sustained load cracking in Titanium". The candidates should have a master degree in mechanics, materials sciences and engineering, or computational mechanics. A full decription of the subject is attached. Interested applicants please send a resume to Dr. Matthieu Maziere (

Serious Brain Power in Computational Mechanics

 Cardiff University Serious Brain Power Recruitment Campaign

Whether you are an established academic looking to lead a world-class
team or an early career researcher looking for your next move, we can
offer you the environment and research culture that will help you
realise your ambitions.
As part of this recruitment campaign we will be making a number of
appointments across all academic disciplines. 

University of Cambridge - PhD Studentship for UK/EU Students


PhD Research Studentship - University of Cambridge

Structures Group, Dept of Engineering

- UK/EU Applicants, Application deadline Dec 5th, 2011 

Faculty Search: Mechanical Engineering


KAUST (King Abdullah University of Science and Technology)


Faculty Search: Mechanical Engineering


The Mechanical Engineering (ME) Program at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) invites applications for faculty positions at all ranks (Assistant, Associate, and Full Professors) beginning in the Fall of 2012.

Faculty Position in Mechanical Engineering at UBC

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of British Columbia seeks
an outstanding individual for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in
any area of Mechanical Engineering, but with preference given to candidates in the
following areas: Applied Thermofluids, Applied Mechanics, and Biomedical
Engineering. The starting date will be July 2012, or as soon as possible thereafter.


See the attached file for full details. 


Post doc position at Ecoles des Mines de Douai (FRANCE)


Title : Experimental and numerical study
of the composite materials fatigue under multiaxial loadings

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Post-Doc positions at the University of Salento in Lecce, Italy, within ERC StG Project "Interfaces"

3 Post-Doc positions are available at the Department of Innovation Engineering at the University of Salento in Lecce, Italy. Funding is provided by the ERC Starting Researcher Grant project "INTERFACES - Mechanical Modeling of Interfaces in Advanced Materials and Structures". The topics are related to computational methods for interface modeling, isogeometric analysis, and mutlscale methods.


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