|Advertising Ends on:||Extended Until Position is Filled|
|Advertising Started on:||Tuesday, November 7th, 2017|
|College:||College of Engineering|
|Department:||IIHR Hydroscience Engineering|
|Salary:||$48,484.00 - $55,000.00|
|Full/Part Time Status:||Full Time|
IIHR – Hydroscience & Engineering and the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering at the University of Iowa seek a highly motivated postdoctoral research scholar to join Dr. HS Udaykumar’s research group (https://www.engineering.uiowa.edu/faculty-staff/hs-udaykumar). The initial appointment is full-time for two years, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and continued funding. The post-doc will work on developing techniques to bridge scales between atomistic and continuum scales for a wide range of elasto-plastic materials. These include metals and energetic crystalline materials. The work will be related to advanced modeling of plasticity and damage using dislocation dynamics theories and molecular dynamics to better represent the high strain rate response of materials under extreme pressure and temperature conditions. This position is available immediately and the start date is relatively flexible. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related field is required.
Expertise in high performance computing, materials modeling and multiscale computation is required.
Excellent written and oral communication skills are required.
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|Contact:||Sandra M Gerard |
HYDRAULICS WIND TUNNEL ANNEX
130 W HARRISON
IOWA CITY, IA 52242
Department URL: http://www.iihr.uiowa.edu/
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