Harley T. Johnson's picture

Faculty Positions at the University of Illinois

The Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign is actively seeking candidates for faculty positions in all areas of mechanical science and engineering. We especially seek candidates whose research and teaching interests are in the areas of energy, manufacturing, and biomedicine.  However, the innovative nature of the candidate’s research and the candidate’s potential for leadership are more important than specific research area.

Yanfei Gao's picture

Opening: Professor & Head, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Tennessee

Applications and nominations are invited for the position of Professor and Head of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) at The University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UTK), College of Engineering ( A detailed Announcement is enclosed.

Seeking a postdoctoral position in computational mechanics / applied physics / ultrasonic engineering

I am very interested in a postdoctoral position in computational mechanics, ultrasonics, applied physics, mechanical engineering, or electrical engineering. I am proficient in FEM, FDTD, Moments methods. Experienced in ultrasonic measurements that involve ferroelectric crystals, thin films, periodic structures.  Please see attached resume.

cuitino's picture

Postdoctoral Position in Compuational Mechanics of Energetic Materials

 A postdoctoral position is available in the area of multsicale modeling of energetic materials at Rutgers University working under the supervision of Prof. Cuitino. This is a multi-investigator project which will be supported partially by the federal grants.  Candidates with a strong background in consittuvive modeling of coupled mechanical thermal chemical phenomena,  parallel finite element and multiscale methods are highly encouraged to apply.

gayoub's picture

Postdoctoral position in mechanical and material engineering

My name is Georges Ayoub; I am looking for a postdoctoral research position in mechanical and material engineering in the field of the polymer science, polymer behaviour and fatigue.
I defended my PHD at the beginning of this academic year (2010/2011). I am very motivated to start a Postdoctoral position, at the end of my thesis, in an Anglo-Saxon country.

guofengwang's picture

Postdoctoral Researcher Position in Computational Materials Science

A postdoctoral researcher position is immediately available at the
Richard G. Lugar Center for Renewable Energy in Indiana
University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI). The researcher will
work on a project on studying the surface segregation phenomena in
alloy nanoparticles using atomistic simulation techniques. This project
involves close collaborations with experimental scientists. The
candidate should hold a doctor degree in a relevant discipline, such as
Materials Science, Mechanical Engineering, Chemistry, Physics, or
Chemical Engineering. The ideal candidate should have a strong
background in atomistic scale simulations (Density Functional Theory,
molecular dynamics, and Monte Carlo methods) and scientific programming

Suvranu De's picture

Multiple Post Doctoral Research Positions in Multiscale Modeling @ RPI

There are multiple postdoctoral positions in the Advanced Computational Research Laboratory at RPI, Troy, NY to work on multiscale modeling projects related to energy and bionanomechanics. Encouraged to apply are creative, self-motivated students with the following qualifications:

1. PhD in Computational /Applied Mechanics/ Materials Science or related topic

2. Sound background in nonlinear mechanics

3. Sound background in FEM and atomistic methods (molecular dynamics, Monte Carlo)

4. Experiecne in large scale computational mechanics code development.

Please apply to Professor Suvranu De with (1) Cover letter (2) CV and (3) three repreentative publications

Sulin Zhang's picture

Research assistant and postdoc positions immediately available

My research group in the Department of Engineering Science and Mechanics at Penn State has two immediate opennings, starting from Spring of 2011.

One position targets graduate assistant, who will be working on computational biomechanics and biophysics. However, highly qualified postdoc may also be considered. 

The other position targets postdoc, who will be working on experimental single-cell mechanics, including nanoparticle-based drug delivery, cell responses to external mechanical stimuli, etc.

We welcome highly motivated and qualified ones trained in relevant fields to apply. If you are interested, please send emails to

Aman Haque's picture

Assistant Professor Position at Penn State University

The Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering at The Pennsylvania State University is seeking applications for an Assistant Professor position in Mechanical Engineering. The position is open for highly-qualified individuals performing research in technical areas that support our multidisciplinary mechanical engineering curriculum. Priority will be given to applicants with strong background or potential in experimental or computational approaches for biomedical systems or components. The ability to merge mechanical engineering (e.g., solid and fluid mechanics, design, acoustics, heat transfer) concepts with biomedical (e.g., bio-mechanics, imaging, implants and prostheses, microdevices) applications is highly desirable.

John E. Dolbow's picture

Faculty Position in Materials, Structures, and Geosystems at Duke University

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Duke University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the area of materials, structures, and geosystems. The search is open to all candidates regardless of rank.  We are particularly interested in scholars with excellent research and teaching experience who will complement one or more of the department's ongoing initiatives in computational mechanics, geomechanical modeling and characterization, or dynamics and control.Additional information about the faculty and research initiatives in these areas is provided at

jansen's picture

PhD candidate position in structural dynamics

The Institute of Structural Analysis at Leibniz Universität Hannover invites applications for a


PhD candidate position

(Salary scale TV-L E13)  


The position will be available from 1 November 2010 and should lead to a PhD thesis.


Research Project

Looking for a Vacancy in the United States


I'm looking for a faculty, post doctoral, or research position in the United States.

Current residence is El Paso Texas, can change depending on vacancy location and benefits. Professional experience; 26 years, 24 teaching and part time technical, 2 years management. 

Ashfaq Adnan's picture

Post-Doctoral Position in Multiscale Mechanics & Physics (MMC) Lab at University of Texas, Arlington

We have an immediate opening for an outstanding post-doctoral fellow in our Multiscale Mechanics& Physics (MMP) Laboratory.  We are broadlyinterested in the fundamental physics and mechanics of nano/bio materials andtheir applications in innovative nano/bio devices. The focus of our current projects include: (i) nanoscale transport phenomena in pharmaceutical, biomedical and biologicalsystems, (ii) mechanics of nanodefects and their applications in engineering nanodevices,(iii) multifunctional and advanced materials for structural applications.

Arash_Yavari's picture

Joint Postdoctoral Fellow Position at KAUST and Georgia Institute of Technology

Joint Postdoctoral Fellow Position at KAUST
and Georgia Institute of Technology — Accepting applications until the
position is filled

We have one more opening and have no U.S. visa waiver requirement anymore.

Ph.D. Fellowship - Optimization of Reinforced Concrete Structures for Minimum Environmental Impact


The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the Catholic University of America (Washington DC) offers yearly a Fellowship to attract new Ph.D. students to the program. This Fellowship is currently available.

johnbrigham's picture

Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Structural Engineering and Mechanics at the University of Pittsburgh

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Pittsburgh invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position in theoretical, computational, and/or experimental research in the general area of Structural Engineering and Mechanics effective September 1, 2011.  The appointment is expected to be at the Assistant Professor level, although exceptional applicants at higher ranks will be given serious consideration.

Zhigang Suo's picture

Bird Nest Plan at Huazhong University of Science and Technology

The "Bird Nest Plan" Research Center aiming at recruiting and nurturing young future leaders in emerging interdisciplinary science and technology has recently been launched at Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST).

H Jerry Qi's picture

Solid Mechancis/Material Physics Faculty Position at University of Colorado at Boulder

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Colorado at Boulder invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor with expertise in solid mechanics/materials physics; exceptionally well-qualified candidates with outstanding credentials may be considered for appointment at a higher academic level. Candidates are expected to complement and strengthen existing departmental research in the areas of micro-/nano-systems engineering, energy and environmental engineering, materials, or biomechanical/biomaterials engineering.  Candidates must have an earned doctorate in mechanical engineering or a closely related field with a strong background in research. Successful candidates must have a strong commitment to scholarship, the development of an externally funded research program, and teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels in mechanical engineering.  Post-doctoral or similar professional experience is highly desirable but not required.

Post-doctoral position at Univ. Pittsburgh: soft tissue buckling

A post-doctoral position is available in the lab of Sachin Velankar at the University of Pittsburgh to conduct experimental research on buckling of soft tissues in cephalopods (octopus or cuttlefish).

Syndicate content