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Computational Mechanics of Materials - Post Doc Position

The Microstructure Testing and Analysis Laboratory at Purdue University, School of Mechanical Engineering is seeking a highly qualified candidate for a Postdoctoral Research Associate
position in the area of Computational Mechanics of Materials. This position is available immediately.

The mission
of the Microstructure Testing and Analysis Laboratory is to advance the
knowledge on mechanics of engineering materials and biological materials under
consideration of micro-scale effects and processes. Furthermore, research is
concerned with the relationships between microstructure, constitutive
description, and the overall function of a microstructured structure.

The successful candidate
will be key personnel in a team that is conducting research energy absorbing material systems.The candidate should have a strong background in mechanics of materials with strength in finite element modeling.


  • Ph.D. in Mechanical
    Engineering or Theoretical & Applied Mechanics,
  • Evidence of prior or
    ongoing publication activity in peer-reviewed journals.
  • Background in mechanics
    of materials, fracture mechanics
  • Good communication skills.
  • Knowledge of ABAQUS or
    similar software.


Close Date:
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position
is filled.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Interested applicants should send their CVs, along with cover letters, the
names of at least three references and summaries of recent work. All
applications should be submitted electronically (paperless process), as single PDF documents, to:

Thomas Siegmund

Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Purdue University


The position is closed

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