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Job posted by Academic Positions (18/02/2016 16.32)

Postdoctoral Research Associate Position in Morphing Composites

The Complex Materials Group of the ETH Zurich Department of Materials, in collaboration with Purdue University has a open position:

Postdoctoral Research Associate Position in Morphing Composites

We are looking for a candidate working in the area of shape programmable materials for morphing of aerospace structures. The position will be conducted in a highly collaborative and interdisciplinary environment in close cooperation with the School of Mechanical Engineering at Purdue University.

The candidate should have a Ph.D. in Aerospace/Mechanical Engineering or closely related area(s), with a strong background in nonlinear finite element analysis, lightweight structures and aeroelasticity. Previous experience with 3-D printing processes and material science will be advantageous and applicants with such background are encouraged to apply. Strong oral and written communication skills are essential, as evidenced by refereed journal publications and conference presentations. Availability to travel between Switzerland and the US is required, for which US or citizens of countries under the US visa waiver program are encourage to apply. The position will be filled as soon as possible, however all applications received before the 28th of February will be reviewed.

For further information please contact Professor André Studart at andre.studart@mat.ethz.ch or Professor Andres Arrieta at aarrieta@purdue.edu (no applications please).

Applications with a detailed curriculum vitae, brief statements of research interests and experience, names and complete contact information of three professional references should be submitted online to ETH Zurich, Matthias Steiger, Human Resources, 8092 Zurich. Please clearly explain the details of your nonlinear FE modelling and aeroelasticity experiences, including development of in-house codes and/or working with commercial codes (e.g. Xfoil, Abaqus,etc.).
 

Nr of positions available : 1

Please note that the full description may be available in the national language since some job boards have their own publication policy. Thank you for your understanding!

Research Fields

Engineering - Mechanical engineering
- Materials engineering
- Aerospace engineering

Career Stage

Experienced researcher or 4-10 yrs (Post-Doc)

Research Profiles

Not defined


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Application Deadline

03/06/2016

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34065791

Type of Contract

Temporary

Status

Full-time

Company/Institute

ETH Zurich

Country

SWITZERLAND

City

Zurich

Postal Code

8006

Street

Rämistrasse 101

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ETH Zurich

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