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Postdoctoral and graduate student positions available

Applications are invited for multiple postdoctoral positions to work with J. Hanna in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Nevada, Reno.  Those interested in Ph.D. and M.S. positions are also invited to make contact.

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Open PhD Position in Atomistic and Multiscale Computational Mechanics at University of Alabama

A fully funded PhD position is available as early as Fall, 2019 in Dr. Ning Zhang’s group at the University of Alabama (Tuscaloosa), the department of Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics. This position is in the general area of mechanics, structural and multifunctional materials with focus on mechanical and thermal properties.

The research topics include:

(1)  Hypersonic flight materials;

(2)  2D materials;

(3)  Shape memory ceramics/alloys;

(4)  High entropy alloys;

(5)  Biomaterials.

PDF position in Biopriniting York University, Toronto, Canada

A post-doctoral research fellow position is available in IDEA-Lab of Professor Aleksander Czekanski at York University. This position is part of a project to design and build a 3D printer for super soft tissue. The perspective postdoc is expected to have a PhD in biomechanics, biomedical engineering, or a relevant field. The ideal candidate should have experience in the 3D bioprinting of soft tissue (low stiffness), mathematical modelling of soft tissue, and biocompatibility requirements of bioinks. The prospective applicants should be available to start immediately.

PDF position in Elastomers @ York University, Toronto, Canada

Vacancy exists for high calibre one postdoctoral fellow to join the Innovative Design and Engineering Analysis Laboratory at York University, starting immediately.

The position’s primary area of research will focus on characterization and modelling of elastomers subject to high strain rates.



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Post-doctoral Research Associate Position in Nanomechanics of Bone

The Mechanics of Biological Materials/Structures Laboratory at the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) is seeking to fill a Postdoctoral Research Associate position working on a NIH supported research project. In this five-year research project, we intend to elucidate the effect of proteoglycans on the age-related deterioration of bone quality and to develop therapeutic strategies for preventing or deterring such adverse effect.

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Ph.D. position in Robotic Materials

In the Materials and Technology Center of Robotics at Empa (Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology), we are looking for a Ph.D. student in Robotic Materials to perform a pioneering research in bio-hybrid materials for Aerial Robotics.

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Postdoc in computational mechanics & topology optimization at SUTD in Singapore

We invite applications for Postdoctoral Research Fellow positions with the Bio-inspired Robotics & Design Laboratory ( at the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD).

The project will investigate modelling, simulation and optimisation of soft robots and structures using computational mechanics.
Research areas include: structural and morphological optimisation and multi-physics optimisation. 

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Available PhD position at the Division of Mechanics at Lund University

The Division of Mechanics at Lund University, Sweden, invites highly motivated and creative applicants for a PhD position oriented towards multiscale modelling of yielding and failure of materials subjected to harsh conditions in energy applications (e.g. components in fusion reactors, battery components, etc.).

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Postdoc in theory and simulation of active matter, cell and tissue mechanobiology in Barcelona

The group on “Mechanics of soft and living interfaces” ( lead by Marino Arroyo ( is looking for a highly motivated and creative postdoctoral researcher to study the mechanical organization of epithelial cells and tissues, and how this understanding can lead to a precise control of tissue structure, mechanical properties, and dynamics.

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Intern Position Available in Schlumberger Cambridge MA

Dear iMechanica readers,

There is an intern position available in Schlumberger-Doll Reserach. Please see below. More details of the position are in the attachement. Please feel free to forward this to anyone you think may be interested.

Candidates can apply by submitting an application (include resume, coursework transcripts, a presentation not exceeding 20 pages) to Meng Qu ( 






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Fully funded PhD position in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Clemson University

One or two fully funded PhD positions (tuition plus research/teaching assistantships) are immediately available in Dr. Zhaoxu Meng’s Lab in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Clemson University during the academic year 2019~2020 (can start from spring semester).

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Ph.D. position in Computational Mechanics at the University of Wyoming

One or two funded Ph.D. positions are available in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Wyoming, with the earliest starting date in Fall 2019. The candidates will join the research group of Dr. Xiang Zhang (new faculty to join in Fall 2019) working in the general area of multiscale/multiphysics computational mechanics. Particularly, self-motivated individual interested in working in one or multiple of the following areas are strongly encouraged to apply:

Post-Doctoral Position – Modeling of Thermal Transport in Crystalline Solids

The Materials Theory Group at the School of Materials Engineering of Purdue University has a post-doctoral opening in the area of modeling of thermal transport in crystalline solids. The postdoc will use Boltzmann Transport Equation approach to investigate the phonon and electron thermal transport in crystalline solids with defects. Applicants with closely related theory background in physics, materials science, mechanical engineering, or other majors are encouraged to apply. The ideal candidate is one who is strongly interested in the fundamental concepts of thermal transport and related computational modeling, and must have excellent programming skills. To apply, please send a curriculum vita with list of publications and the names and contact information of two references to Professor Anter El-Azab ( The cover letter should explain the relevance of the applicant background to the postdoc research topic above. This position is part of the DOE funded Energy Frontiers Research Center for Thermal Energy Transport under Irradiation (TETI), and the postdoc is expected to collaborate with a large team of theorists and experimentalists. The position is available now and will remain open until filled.

EEO/AA Policy:

Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All qualified individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Department Website

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Postdoctoral Research position in Polymer composite materials at NTU, Singapore

Please see the attached job description. The position will be for 1 year initially and can be extended based on the performance and funding availability.

Open Position at A*STAR in Singapore: Research Scientist (IHPC)

The Institute of High Performance Computing, part of A*STAR in Singapore, is seeking a talented, motivated researcher to hire with extensive experience in computational mechanics:

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Post Doctoral Position in Composites for Solar Energy

The University of Tulsa Department of Mechanical Engineering is searching for a postdoctoral researcher to support our recently awarded a U.S. Department of Energy Solar Energy Technology project to develop novel a CSP Collector system TU and collaborators will develop a new carbon-based receiver system with a bio-inspired microvascular architecture.

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Open PhD position in multi-resolution fatigue modeling at the University of Tennessee

We have an open PhD position starting in the Spring or Fall semester 2020 at the Computational Laboratory for the Mechanics of Interfaces at the University of Tennessee – Knoxville. A high quality PhD student is sought to study failure of structural materials under fatigue by developing a novel computational approach that explicitly targets traction equilibrium and displacement compatibility along the grain boundaries.

PhD Position Imperial College London

PhD Studentship: Next-Generation Fracture Modelling

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Postdoc position in atomistic simulations of grain boundaries in Mg alloys at UMich

A postdoctoral research associate opening with a primary focus on atomistic simulations of defects and mechanical behaviors of Mg and Mg alloys is available in Liang Qi’s group ( at University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Qi’s group is involved in the PRedictive Integrated Structural Materials Science Center (PRISMS), a DOE-BES funded research center dedicated to integrated computational and experimental studies of structural alloys located at University of Michigan.

Postdoctoral Research Associate and Graduate Student Openings in Mechanobiology and Biomechanics at UPenn

Several postdoctoral and graduate student openings with primary focus on biomechanics is available immediately in the Shenoy Research Group at the University of Pennsylvania. We are looking for strongly motivated candidates to work on NIH supported projects on a) cell-matrix interactions in fibrosis and cancer and 2) mechanical mechanisms of traumatic brain injury.

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PhD Position in manufacturing, characterisation and simulation of composite materials

The University of Edinburgh and Williams Advanced Engineering is looking for an enthusiastic PhD candidate to develop novel, lightweight, high-performance composite structures and materials for application within multiple industry sectors.

Post-doctoral position at the University of Pavia, Italy.

Applications are invited for a post-doctoral position at the University of Pavia, Italy, with Prof. Epifanio Virga ( The proposed research theme is


The call (both in Italian and English) together with the application forms (in both languages, but only one needs to be filled in) can be found at the following addresses:

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Postdoctoral position @ TU Delft

Dear colleagues,

Richard Norte and I are looking for a postdoctoral scholar with interest in machine learning and good knowledge on finite element analyses.

This project is focused on computational mechanics in collaboration with a strong group on opto-mechanical devices.

For more information please check the following link:


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