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Postdoctoral Position Available in United Arab Emirates in Multifunctional Materials and Composites

A Postdoctoral Research Fellow position is availabe immediately in the Department of Aerospce Engineering at Khalifa University in Abu Dhabi in United Arab Emirates. Candidates must be a self-starter and ahve experience in battery/capacitor technology and development of multi-functional composites for the same. Experience in applications of statistical methods such as Design of Experiments, Mixture analysis to the aformentioned research is required. Operational knowledge DSC, DMA, FTIR, structural/functional testing of materials is an added advantage.

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PhD position on machine learning enhanced multi-scale modelling of textile composites at the University of Gothenburg

We have an open PhD position on machine learning enhanced multi-scale modelling of textile composites. The following link provides more information about the project, and the details of the application process. Please keep in mind that only applications sent through the online application system will be evaluated.

Description of the PhD project, and how to apply


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Postdoc position - Mechanical Engineering at UIC

We have an immediate opening for a postdoctoral student to join computational biomechanics laboratory at the University of Illinois at Chicago in the areas of either computational mechanics or experimental methods. Candidate are expected to have strong background in numerical simulations / computer programming and/or experimental characterization of soft tissue mechanics.

Postdoc Position in Geomechanics at Oregon State University

I have an opening for a new postdoc to join my research group. The project is on the field-scale calibration of DEM models. Primary responsibilities include developing and executing large-scale experiments, interpretation and synthesis of results, and collaboration with modelers to perform the calibrations.

Postdoc in Micromagnetics at Aarhus University

Candidates with a strong background in micromagnetics are invited for a 1-year postdoctoral position. The position may be extended up to 6 months. The position is part of the MAGFLY project, which is focused on the development of flywheels using iron-oxide magnets. The position is theoretical/computational and focuses on the modeling and simulation of the microstructure of magnetic materials to predict macroscopic magnetic properties, in close collaboration with the experimental groups of the MAGFLY project.

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Open PhD positions in the general field of theoretical, applied, and computational mechanics of materials

A research group at Iowa State University is looking for fully funded research assistants in the general field of theoretical, applied, and computational mechanics of materials. Research topics will fall into a broad area of modeling and simulation of mechanical and transport behaviors, such as plasticity, fracture, phase transformation, thermal transport, and mass transport, in a variety of engineering materials.

PostDoc position in Biomechanics at Graz University of Technology

A postdoc position as a University Assistant for 6 years, fully employed (40 hours/week), expected commencement of employment: June 1, 2020, at the Institute of Biomechanics, Graz University of Technology, Austria.

Acceptance conditions:
Completed doctoral study of engineering sciences in the area of computational (bio)mechanics.

PhD position in Biomechanics at Graz University of Technology

A position as a University Assistant for 4 years, fully employed (40 hours/week); expected commencement of employment: June 1, 2020, at the Institute of Biomechanics, Graz University of Technology, Austria.

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Ph.D positions on Mechanics of Materials, Biomimetics, and 3D Printing


Ph.D positions now open (for Fall 2020) in Mechanics, Biomimetics, and 3D Printing Lab at Northeastern University/Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Department. More information about the lab can be found at

Please directly send CV to Prof. Yaning Li at:  


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PhD Position at McGill University in Mechanics of Architected Multifunctional Materials

One PhD position is available for Fall 2020 in Advanced Multifunctional and Multiphysics Metamaterials Lab (AM3L) in the Bioresource Engineering Department of McGill University. The research topic is on the area of Mechanics of Architected Multifunctional Materials. Theoretical and computational multiscale modelling along with experimental (3D printing and characterization) studies will be conducted for nonlinear and multiphysics analysis of rationally-designed architected materials. The candidate will work under the supervision of Dr.

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Post-doc position at Northwestern - Mechanics and Energy Lab

The Mechanics and Energy Laboratory within the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at Northwestern University, directed by Prof. Alessandro F. Rotta Loria, is looking to hire a post-doctoral researcher. The selected post-doctoral researcher will develop a project on the multiphysical behavior of geomaterials subjected to direct current electric fields through experimental investigations and theoretical analyses.

Ying Li's picture

Multiple PhD Open Positions in Polymer Modeling and Machine Learning at University of Connecticut

PhD Open Positions

PhD positions with financial support in the form of research assistant/teaching assistant are available in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Connecticut (UConn).

Rashid K. Abu Al-Rub's picture

Postdoctoral Position Available in United Arab Emirates within the Advanced Digital & Additive Manufacturing (ADAM) Center

A postdoctoral fellow research position is availabe immediately in the Advanced Digital & Additive Manufacturing (ADAM) center at Khalifa University in Abu Dhabi in United Arab Emirates. The research project focuses on design for additive manufacturing (DfAM) with special emphasize on topology-optimization and generative deisgn of multi-functional materials, composites, and structural systems.

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PhD Position in Multiscale Modeling of Materials

An immediate Ph.D. position is available in the Advanced Hierarchical Materials by Design Lab at Louisiana Tech University on multiscale modeling of materials synthesis. The candidates must have earned a degree in Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, or related fields (applicants with an MSc will be given priority) and have a solid background in theoretical and computational mechanics. Having knowledge of continuum mechanics, finite element modeling, and a programming language is a plus. 


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Postdoc position in topology optimization (Technion, Israel)

The structural optimization research group has an open postdoc position in topology optimization:

The deadline for applications is Jan 15, 2020 but submission will be open until the position is filled.

Haitao Zhang's picture

Full-Time Position in Schlumberger – FEA


You will closely collaborate with Schlumberger design engineers in US, Europe, and Asia. You will be performing FEA studies in technically challenging areas such as non-linear solid mechanics, metal plasticity, viscoelastic materials, shock, vibration, heat transfer, composites, and fluid/structure interactions. You will also need to present FEA results to various internal or external clients.


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Tenure Track Faculty Positions - University of Pennsylvania

The Department of Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics at Penn has an open search for tenure-track/tenured faculty.  We are particularly interested in candidates whose work is at the intersection of mechanical engineering and computational science. Additional details in the attached PDF file. Apply at:

Note: This ad was posted on multiple sites this past Fall but didn't appear on iMechanica.  As such, the deadline is quickly approaching and is January 7.

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2 Research Assistant/Associate positions in CFD modelling of dust explosions (2 years)

Applications are invited for two Research Assistant (PhD candidates) or Research Associates (post-docs) positions at the University of Oviedo, in close collaboration with Imperial College London. Research Assistants will be appointed for 2 years while Research Associates will be appointed initially for one year, with the possibility of extending one more year. Conditional upon satisfactory progress, the researchers will have the opportunity to divide their time between the University of Oviedo and Imperial College upon their convenience.

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PhD positions in Mechanical Engineering - University of South Carolina

PhD positions are available in Dr. Caizhi Zhou's group in the Department of Mechanical Engineering - University of South Carolina. Research projects may involve crystal plasticity finite element modeling. The students will receive rigorous training and interact intensively with their academic advisor. The financial support will be in the form of GRA with a monthly stipend of approximately $2500 for 12 months each year (the tuition will be waived). Financial aids are also available for students to attend professional conferences. 

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PhD Opportunities in Mechanics and Materials at the University of Birmingham

We are seeking motivated PhD students with a background in mechanical engineering, material science, physics, chemistry, or in a closely related field. Candidates with interests in (but not limited to) one or more of the following areas are particularly encouraged to apply:

· Material properties under high strain rate deformation;

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3-year postdoc position on (coarse-grained) molecular dynamics

The Onck-group at the University of Groningen in The Netherlands has an opening for a post-doctoral position in the field of (coarse-grained) molecular dynamics of proteins. The candidate should have a background in molecular dynamics of hard or soft matter and is not afraid to enter a new research direction. The post-doc position is part of the oLife Fellowship Programme, a joint initiative by seven research institutes in The Netherlands for interdisciplinary research on fundamental questions concerning the origin and evolution

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EPSRC-funded PhD positions in 4D printing and computational modelling of Metamaterials

There are multiple EPSRC-funded PhD studentships in my research group and especially the following topics at the University of Kent, UK. 


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