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Postdoc position at UIUC: mechanics of 2D materials

A postdoctoral position in the UIUC research group of Prof. Harley Johnson is available immediately.  The project, in collaboration with Prof. Shaoxing Qu of Zhejiang University, will involve modeling of coupled mechanical and optical behavior of 2D materials.  Candidates should have experience with empirical and first-principles atomistic modeling.  The position will start no later than July 31st, 2017, for a one-year duration, and may be renewable depending on progress and availability of funds.  

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Postdoc positions in the new group of Pedro Reis at EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland

I have openings for two post-doc positions in my new research group at the Institute of Mechanical Engineering at the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) in Lausanne, Switzerland, where I will be moving later this year. The target start date is January 1st, 2018.

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Postdoc in bio-inspired architectured materials at McGill University

We have a new opening for a Post-doctoral researcher starting immediately in the Laboratory for Advanced Materials and Bioinspiration at McGill University, Montreal. 

Marie Curie Fellows and 3 PhD positions available at Cardiff and Luxembourg University in Data Modelling and Simulation

Dear iMechanicians,

One PhD position for a European PhD student is available at Cardiff University in Computational Engineering Sciences.

We are also looking for international candidates from any country for the prestigious President PhD fellowship at Cardiff University.

We are interested in students with a background in Applied Mathematics or Computational Engineering.

We are also welcoming applications for Incoming Marie-Curie Fellows in Computational Engineering and Data Modelling and Simulation, both at Cardiff University and the University of Luxembourg.

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Postdoc Positon in Atomic and Coarse-Grained Simulations of Epoxy Polymers (U.S. Citizenship or Green Card only)

Postdoc Positon in Atomic and Coarse-Grained Simulations of Epoxy Polymers 

(Grant Requirement: U.S. Citizenship or Green Card)


We are soliciting applications from outstanding candidates for a postdoctoral research position in the Computational & Experimental Materials Engineering Laboratory, at the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University. This will be a one year position renewable depending on performance.


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Postdoctoral Cecil and Sally Drinkward Fellowship Competition at Caltech

The Mechanical and Civil Engineering Department at Caltech is inviting applications for a one-year postdoctoral scholar position in Civil Engineering and Applied Science. This is an endowed postdoctoral fellowship with the intention to identify and groom the best talent in the field. More information on the process and how to apply can be found at 

1 PhD and 2 Postdoc positions in composites and 3D printed materials @ Ghent University (Belgium)

One PhD (4 years) and two Postdoc (3 years) vacancies are available in the composites research group at Ghent University in Belgium. The different open positions deal with nondestructive testing methods for composites inspection (vibration/thermography) and fatigue of 3D printed metals. More information can be found on

Postdoc position at KULeuven on hybrid self-reinforced composites

The Composite Materials Group is currently looking for a postdoc, with experience in production and characterisation of composites. It's a £2-year position, starting on the 1st of February 2017. The topic is hybridisation of self-reinforced composites with high performance fibres.

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Postdoc opening in 3D printing of biomedical implants at Johns Hopkins University

Immediate opening for a postdoctoral fellow to work on 3D printing of biomedical implants such as vascular conduits. The project involves design and development of processes to print biocompatible materials with shape change properties. These constructs will be characterized using conventional soft-material techniques and their interactions with cells and biological fluids will be investigated. 

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Postdoc Openings at CMU on Soft Multifunctional Materials

The Integrated Soft Materials Lab (SML) is accepting applications for postdoctoral appointments in the areas of soft-matter electronics and multifunctional materials. The postdoctoral researchers will lead efforts to develop composites and integrated soft material architectures for sensing and actuation in wearable, deformable, and shape-programmable systems.  Applications will focus on artificial skin and muscle for autonomous soft robots, prostheses, and wearable computing.  

2 PhD and 4 Postdoc positions in mechanics of composites @ Ghent University (Belgium)

Two PhD (4 years) and four Postdoc (2-4 years) vacancies are available in the composites research group at Ghent University in Belgium. The different open positions deal with composite heat exchangers, simulation of large wind turbine blades, fatigue of composites, radically new sensing technologies for composites, business development in lightweight materials for automotive,... More information can be found on

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Two Postdoc + two PhD Openings in Topology Optimization, Cardiff University, UK

Applications are sought for four Post-Doctoral Research Associates and two PhDs to join a very active research group at Cardiff University, UK (School of Engineering).  Based in Cardiff, there will be frequent interactions with the University of California, San Diego as well as major aerospace companies in the UK. The research will formulate and develop numerical methods for mulitiscale and multiphysics design optimisation using level set topology optimization.

Open Post-Doc Position in Cell Mechanics at Brown University

A unique postdoctoral fellow position that bridges biophysics (biomechanics) with host defense is available in the Department of Surgery and the School of Engineering at Brown University. The successful applicant will investigate the role of dimension and other mechanical regulators on the function of human and murine neutrophils. The applicant will have earned a Ph.D. in physics, engineering or applied math but is interested bridging these disciplines with techniques in cell biology and live cell imaging to study leukocyte migration and immune function (Toyjanova et al., J.Biol.

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Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Multiscale Modeling of Dynamic Failure

A postdoctoral research fellow is sought to join the Laboratory for Nonequilibrium Phenomena ( under the direction of Prof. Justin W. Wilkerson at the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA).

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Postdoc position at Technion - Israel Institute of Technology

Postdoctoral position is available at the Mechanics of Soft Materials Lab, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology.  Candidates should have strong background in nonlinear solid mechanics and experinece in modeling of soft (active) materials. The position is available immediately.  Highly motivated candidates should send their CV including a list of 3 references to Dr. Rudykh at

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Positions filled: 4 postdoc openings - UC San Diego (US) and Cardiff (UK)

Applications are sought for four Post-Doctoral Research Associates to join a very active research group at Cardiff University, UK (School of Engineering) and the University of California, San Diego, USA (Structural Engineering Department).  Three postdocs will be based at Cardiff and one at UC San Diego, and there will be frequent interactions and travels between.

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Postdoc in Soft Tissue Biomechanics and Imaging, University of Pittsburgh

The Laboratory of Ocular Biomechanics at the University of Pittsburgh is seeking candidates for a postdoctoral fellow position on multi-scale biomechanics of soft tissues. The project goal is to understand aging and vision. To apply, send TWO representative publications and CV to Ian Sigal, PhD ( More details about the Laboratory of Ocular Biomechanics at Applications will be considered on a rolling basis, so early submission is encouraged.

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Post-doctoral position at the Centre des Materiaux of MINES ParisTech


Post-doctoral position at the Centre des Materiaux of MINES-ParisTech, CHAIR SAFRAN-MINES ParisTech “CRISTAL”:

Metallurgical study of a Titanium-Aluminum-Niobium alloy and development of web applications for material science teaching


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Postdoctoral position in mechanobiology, Buffalo, New York

One postdoctoral position will be available in Fall, 2015 in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at the State University of New York at Buffalo (SUNY). The research area will focus on using bio-MEMS techniques to create novel cell culture platforms for cell mechanics and mechanobiological studies. Projects may involve studies of the fibrosis diseases, cancer invasion and stem cell differentiation. Some research topics can be found on our website at

ERC RealTCut biomechanics post-doctoral opportunity

POSITION We are looking for a post-doctoral fellow for a duration of 12 to 23 months, available immediately at the University of Luxembourg, in collaboration with Cardiff University. Gross Salary 68,000EUR per annum.

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Postdoctoral Fellowship in Soft Tissue Biomechanics and Imaging, University of Pittsburgh

     The Laboratory of Ocular Biomechanics at the University of Pittsburgh is seeking candidates for a postdoctoral fellow position on microstructure-based modeling of soft tissue biomechanics and remodeling. The project goal is to understand aging and vision loss. Specific duties will involve imaging, finite element modeling, analysis and interpretation of results, manuscript preparation and presentation in national and international meetings.

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Postdoctoral Appointee – Computational Mechanics - Sandia National Laboratories – Livermore, CA

About Sandia

Sandia National Laboratories is the nation's premier science and engineering lab for national security and technology innovation. We are a world-class team of scientists, engineers, technologists, post docs, and visiting researchers all focused on cutting-edge technology, ranging from homeland defense, global security, biotechnology, and environmental preservation to energy and combustion research, computer security, and nuclear defense. 

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