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Trinity College (CRANN) Ph.D. Fellowship: Physics of Nanostructure Forming

4 year Postgraduate Fellowship in the School of Physics and the CRANN Nanoscience Institute,Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland

Nanomechanics Group of Dr. Graham Cross (webpage)

Available immediately:  A doctoral fellowship in soft condensed matter physics, with an emphasis on large strain nanoscale deformation and controlled pattern production.

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Postdoctoral Position in Fragmentation

We have one postdoctoral position, available in October 2009, in the general
area of fragmentation and dynamic failure. The specific interest is in the timescales and lengthscales associated with the interactions of failure modes in materials. A background in modeling and simulation is essential, while some experience with shock physics is desirable. The successful candidate will become part of a highly collegial and diverse research group with activities in nanomaterials, planetary science and biomechanics. The work involves collaborative research with the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory, and US citizenship is required. If you are

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Postdoctoral Position in Mesoscale Mechanics

I have one postdoctoral position, available immediately, in the general area of mesoscale modeling. The specific interest is in the development of computationally tractable models that incorporate the appropriate lengthscales and that can be used for microstructural design. The work is in conjunction with research groups involved in the development of materials for impact applications. Examples of topics of interest include the processes of dynamic failure in specific microstructures, and the development of physics-based models that account for grain size, grain size distribution, grain rotation and texture. If you are interested, please send me (
your CV and the names of at least two references. Women and minorities

Post-Doc Positions in Computational Materials / Computational Chemistry at The University of Texas at Arlington

We are seeking two post-doctoral researchers to pursue computational studies of polymer-derived high-temperature ceramics, which exhibit an unusual structure at the nano-scale. Projects involve quantum and classical molecular dynamics simulations, modeling structure formation and fracture mechanics, solid state and gas-solid thermodynamic processes, and oxidation behavior.

Ph.D. position in material modelling

Please see attached pdf for detailed information.

The group Material Science and Simulations (Helena Van Swygenhoven) is looking for a PhD candiate perfoming atomistic simulations on dislocation/interface interaction. The group performs research in the structural and mechanical properties of metal, alloys and composites using in-situ testing facility and is exploiding synergies with computational material science. 

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PhD students and postdocs needed soon at the University of Oxford

Dear All,

I would like to bring to your attention seven new research opportunities at the University of Oxford and at the Fraunhofer Institute in Freiburg (DE).

These are for four Post-Doctoral Research Assistantships (one at Oxford, three at Freiburg) and three PhD
Studentships (all at Oxford).

The details can be found here:

Many thanks,

Grant Holder European Commission DG-JRC Institute for Materials: Physical models for integrity of Gen IV nuclear components

Deadline for application: 1st of SeptemberWorking Place: Safety of Future Nuclear Reactors Unit, Institute for Energy, DG-JRC, European Commission, Petten, The Netherlands

Max Duration: 36 Months

Information about how to apply, job descriptons and employment conditions can be found on the website: and then click on "jobs" and "Grantholders"

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Phd or Postdoc position on multiscale mechanics in Bochum/Germany

Please see the job-announcement attached, for a better format.
PhD or Postdoc position
The Interdisciplinary Centre for Advanced Materials Simulation (ICAMS) is a new research centre at the Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany. At ICAMS an interdisciplinary team of scientists from engineering, materials science, chemistry, physics and mathematics is working on the development and application of a new generation of simulation tools for multi-scale materials modelling.

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Post-doctoral Position in Computational Mechanics at Rutgers University


A postdoctoral position is available in the area of interfacial mechanics of soft materials at Rutgers University working under the supervision of Prof. Cuitino. The position is supported by the National Science Foundation and industrial partners of the NSF Engineering Research Center for Structured Organic Particulate Systems (


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Open Ph.D. Position in Multiscale Cardiac Modeling at University of South Carolina

I have an open Ph.D. position on multiscale modeling of congenital heart disease. Candidates with M.S. or B.S. degree with background in fluid/solid mechanics, material science and applied mathematics with strong academic record are encouraged to apply. The project has both computational and experimental components. Interested candidates may send a CV and name of two references to Further information about my group can be obtained from:

Postdoctoral Fellow in Computational Mechanics

A postdoctoral fellowship is available in the Duke Computational Mechanics Laboratory, beginning in September of 2009 (with flexibility on timing).  Funding for the fellowship concerns research in the simulation of large-scale fragmentation phenomena.  The ideal candidate will have experience in some combination of the following areas:

Post-doctoral research opportunity at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

We are looking for a post-doctoral candiate in the area of computational (bio)mechanics. The project involves solving inverse problems in finite deformation elasticity with applications to the detection and diagnosis of cancerous tumors. Interested applicants should contact Prof. Oberai (

NRC Research Fellowship Opportunity at Duke University

Researchers at Duke University are seeking applications for NRC research associates, to work with Professors David Stepp and John Dolbow.  The NRC program is unique in the sense that applicants have the opportunity to perform research on a program they design.  The positions are well-paid fellowships and are nominally for two years, extendable to a third.'s picture

Post-doctoral Position in Multiscale Modeling at Caltech

The Center for the Predictive Modeling and Simulation of High-Energy Density Dynamic Response at the California Institute of Technology seeks a post-doctoral scholars in the broad area of multiscale modeling of materials.  The scholar will be supervised by Professor Kaushik Bhattacharya, and will develop fast multiscale models that implicitly account for the microstructural features during the dynamic deformation of materials.

Chair and Lectureship in BioEngineering at Durham University, UK


Can I draw your attention to a Chair position and Lectureship in Bioengineering at the School of Engineering, Durham University. While the curent Chair position is occupied by an experimentalist, the postitions are open to candidates with interests in computational modelling and I would encourage anyone in that area to take a look.

Further details are available at the Durham jobs website Closing dates are 10/07/09 for the Chair and 31/07/09 for the Lectureship.

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Tenure track positions at Halmstad University

Halmstad University (Sweden) is looking for young researchers to join our research groups in embedded and intelligent systems, specifically for intelligent vehicles in joint work with Volvo Technology in Gothenburg. Two positions are currently open: one with a focus on vehicle diagnostics, maintenance and uptime, and one with a focus on autonomous vehicles.

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Looking for a PhD student

A Ph.D. position has recently become available in my research group (, to explore thermo-mechanical
behavior of shape memory polymers for biomedical applications.  A
strong candidate with a M.S. or B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering,
Materials Science, or a related discipline is required.  A good
academic record, a clear interest in experimental sciences, and an
enthusiasm to conduct outstanding research are the only prerequisites.

A post-doc position available for molecular dynamics modeling of nanoparticle growth

A post-doc researcher position is available from Sept 2009. Please contact Prof. John Wen at the Univerity of Waterloo.  (

Postdoctoral Research Fellow Position in Computational Nanomechanics at the University of Pittsburgh

A postdoctoral research fellow position is currently open in the Computational Nanomechanics group at the University of Pittsburgh for the following research projects in the multidisciplinary areas of computational nanomechanics, nanotechnology, renewable energy, and nanomedicine: 

  1. Hydrogen and bio-sensing nanowire fabrication
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Looking for a graduate student



I am looking for a graduate student or a Postdoc who is interested to work on a research project in modeling and simulation of self-healing surfaces and related topics.


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