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Postdoctoral Associate

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The Computational Physics Group at the Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering Department at the University of Notre Dame is seeking a highly qualified candidate for the post-doctoral associate position in Computational Science and Engineering. 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 mechanics and numerical methods

·  Knowledge of mechanics of materials, plasticity/damage, integration algorithms

·  Knowledge of C/C++ and UNIX operating system

·  Experience in parallel programming


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




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:


Dr. Karel Matouš

College of Engineering Collegiate Associate Professor of Computational Mechanics

Co-Director of C-SWARM





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

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