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Requisition # 2883

Position Basics

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

Position Details

Full/Part Time Status:Full Time
Percent Time:100%
Position Description:

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 ( 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.

Education Requirement:

 Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related field is required.

Required Qualifications:

Expertise in high performance computing, materials modeling and multiscale computation is required.

Excellent written and oral communication skills are required.

Online Application Required Documents

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Contact Information

Contact:Sandra M Gerard
Cend-Engineering Administratio
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