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Project Positions in Fracture Mechanics (IIT Delhi)

I am looking to fill a few project positions in the next couple of months on the following topics in Fracture Mechanics at the Department of Applied Mechanics, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi:

Required skills for all positions are excellent fundamentals in solid mechanics and good technical writing skills. Desirable skills are bracketed.

P-1. Molecular dynamics simulation of fracture in amorphous solids (Programming and LAMMPS)

P-2. XFEM simulation of fracture in brittle solids (Programming and FEM)

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Job Opening for a Research Scientist Position in Schlumberger (Cambridge Massachusetts)

Dear iMechanica readers, 

There is a new opening for research scientist position in Schlumberger, located in Cambridge Massachusetts. The position is on the area of physics-based and data-driven simulation of mechanical/fluid/thermal processes. Please feel free to forward the attached job description to others who may be interested.





Job Title: Research Scientist in Intelligent Automation

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MSc Position at McGill University

One MSc position is available for Winter 2019 in Mechanical Engineering or Bioresource Engineering Department of McGill University. The research is on the field of “3D printed composites”.

Job Posting Title: Assistant, Associate or Full Professor - Materials Science and Engineering


Texas A&M Engineering


Materials Science and Engineering

Proposed Minimum Salary


Job Location

College Station, Texas  

PhD Position university of Florida

There is a PhD position in the Group of K.E. Aifantis in the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department of the University of Florida. The topic is on fabricating nanocomposite materials for Li-ion batteries. Applicants must have a Master's degree and experience on fabrication and characterization techniques. Please email your CV to

PhD Position in 'Intelligent design of 2D nanostructures based on molybdenum' project

PhD student will be engaged in a research project of National Science Centre (NCN) carried out in the Institute of Fundamental Technological Research PAS, Poland on 'Intelligent design of 2D nanostructures based on molybdenum'.  The materials with a 2D atomic structure (flat, one layer) have drawn attention of researchers for years.

Master, Phd and PDF positions in Elastomers @ York University, Toronto, Canada


Vacancies exist for high calibre one master, one PhD student and one postdoctoral fellow to join the Innovative Design and Engineering Analysis Laboratory at York University, starting immediately.
The position’s primary area of research will focus on characterization and modelling of elastomers subject to high strain rates


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Call for joint post-doc research fellowship at TU Darmstadt

The Institute of Construction and Building Materials (chair Prof. Eddie Koenders, TU Darmstadt, Germany) is offering to support postdoc researchers with their high-quality application. The postdoctoral fellow should be primarily involved in numerical modeling of building materials. Experimental analyses of the materials (microstructure) characterizations to be used for model validation/calibration purposes could be included as well.

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PhD fellowship at m4lab@UNIBS within a joint work between Academics and Industry.

The Multiscale Mechanics and Multiphysics of Materials Lab ( at the School of Engineering at the University of Brescia, Italy announces a PhD fellowship on the subject of Topological Optimization and Additive Manufacturing in the framework of energy production via fuel cells. The fellowship is fully funded by a multinational company and will last three years.

Post-doc position in Brisbane, Australia

We are working on a modelling problem in fracture mechanics in porous materials, and have advertised a post-doc position for someone with a computational mechanics background. We tend to work with our own FEM codes.

The job link (closing 17th of July)



Postdoctoral position in Computational Mechanics at Mines ParisTech (CEMEF)

A Postdoctoral Research Fellow position is available immediately at CEMEF Mines ParisTech, in the French Riviera. The aim of the project, in collaboration with Safran Aircraft Engines (SAE), is to model the fracture of glued Titanium/Composite assemblies at different scales.

Interested applicants can send a resume to :


Postdoctoral position in Computational Mechanics at Mines ParisTech (CEMEF)

A Postdoctoral Research Fellow position is available immediately at CEMEF Mines ParisTech, in the French Riviera. The aim of the project, in collaboration with Safran Aircraft Engines (SAE), is to model the fracture of glued Titanium/Composite assemblies at different scales.

Interested applicants can send a resume to :


Immediate opening for a PhD student in MD Simulations of flows at complex surfaces.

There are immediate openings for Ph.D. positions at SMIEL (Soft Matter Interfaces and Energy Laboratory; Website: in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Maryland (UMD) starting in Spring 2019. These positions are described below:

Immediate postdoc opening on 3D printing of electronics on conformal surfaces

Duration: 1 year and subject to renewal for another year based on performance

Location: Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Maryland (UMD), College

Park, MD 20742

Supervisor: Dr. Siddhartha Das (UMD)

Project Description: The current technologies of 3D printing have huge potential in the domain

of printing flexible electronics and direct write printing on curved surfaces. In this project, we

want to explore such technologies to print electronics on curved surfaces. We would experiment

CEMEF PhD thesis 2018: Numerical modeling of thin products forming under complex loads

Presentation of the establishment and the laboratory of reception: CEMEF, which stands for Centre de Mise en Forme des Matériaux, or Centre for Material Forming, is a leading research centre in the field of material forming. It was created in 1974 and is located in the Sophia Antipolis science park, near Nice in the south of France. It is a research laboratory of Mines ParisTech and has been associated with CNRS, the French National Science Foundation since 1979...

Job - Postdoctoral Associate University of Notre Dame

Postdoctoral Associate

The University of Notre Dame, Center for Shock Wave-processing of Advanced Reactive Materials (C-SWARM), is seeking a highly qualified candidate for the postdoctoral associate position in the area of computational mechanics/physics with emphasis on chemically reactive solids. C-SWARM is center of excellence established by National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) whose primary focus is on the emerging field of predictive science. The main mission of C-SWARM is to predict shock conditions under which new materials can be synthesized using predictive computational models that are verified and validated with quantified uncertainty on future high-performance Exascale computer platforms.
The successful candidates will be a key part of a team that is developing and implementing adaptive, multiscale, high-performance (parallel) computational algorithms for numerical solutions of chemo-thermo-mechanical PDE’s with emphasis on complex heterogeneous materials, such as heterogeneous reactive composites, etc.

• Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Applied Mathematics, Physics or related engineering or science discipline
• Knowledge of computational nonlinear solid/fluid mechanics and/or chemical kinetics and solid-solid phase transformations
• Knowledge of numerical methods for solution of nonlinear PDEs
• Knowledge of C/C++ and UNIX operating system is required
• Experience in parallel programming
Close Date:
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Salary will commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Interested applicants should send a CV with a cover letter, names of at least three references, and a summary of recent work. All applications should be submitted electronically (paperless process) as a single PDF document to:

C-SWARM Program Manager
Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering University of Notre Dame
117M Cushing Hall Notre Dame, IN 46556 574-631-3957

The University of Notre Dame is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer.
Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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PhD positions in polymer composites and additive manufacturing

Two PhD positions are available in the Multifunctional Polymers and Composites Laboratory at Colorado State University. Prior experimental and hands-on experiences are preferred but not required. Interested candidates should send their CV, transcripts, and samples of recent work to


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Multiple Postdoc Positions available in Nanomechanics Lab at Peking University

Department of Mechanics and Engineering Science at Peking University has postdoc openings for graduates with Ph.D. degrees in Applied Physics, Chemical Engineering, Materials Science, and Mechanical Engineering:

Research Area #1 Multiscale modeling and simulations: experiences in simulations of material systems including 1D or 2D materials, fiber-reinforced composites, nanocrystalline metals, metallic glass, polymers and so on. using FEM, coarse-grained simulations, Molecular Dynamics, and Density Functional Theory.

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Employment Opportunity for a Program Director Position, National Science Foundation

May 15, 2018

Dear Colleagues:

The Division of Civil, Mechanical and Manufacturing Innovation (CMMI) in the Directorate for Engineering at the National Science Foundation (NSF) announces a nationwide search to fill a Program Director position for the Engineering for Civil Infrastructure (ECI) Program.

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PhD positions in multiscale modeling of materials at North Dakota State University

One or two fully funded PhD positisons (tuition plus reasearch or teaching assistantships) are immediately available in the Computational Dynamics and Materials Laboratory at North Dakota State University (NDSU) during the academic year 2018~2019.


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