PostDoc Research Associate
- University of Utah
- Location: Salt Lake City, UT
- Job Number: 7103045
- Posting Date: Jun 17, 2022
Job DescriptionDepartment: 00068 - Mechanical Engineering
City: Salt Lake City, UT
Pay Rate Range: $50,000-$60,000 DOE
Close Date: 07/14/2022
Open Until Filled: No
MMM Lab: Multiscale Mechanics and Materials Laboratory
The MMM Lab at the University of Utah conducts cutting-edge research at the nexus of materials science, data science, and structural mechanics. We couple high-performance computing with materials characterization and data-driven analysis (including machine learning) to address a wide range of research topics that are especially pertinent to the defense, aerospace, and manufacturing communities. The lab is directed by Dr. Ashley Spear.
The University of Utah is located in Salt Lake City and nestled against the Wasatch Mountains, offering unparalleled access to both urban and outdoor recreational activities. There are seven world-class ski resorts within 30-60 minutes of campus and eight national parks within just a few hours of campus.
Postdoctoral Researchers: Qualified candidates must hold a Ph.D. in Materials Science, Engineering or Computer Science (with experience in mechanics of materials). The initial term of the position is one year with the possibility for renewal. The start date is immediate but flexible.
To apply, please submit (1) your CV with a complete list of publications; (2) contact information for at least two references; (3) a copy of your most representative paper.
Postdocs and PhD students are currently sought in the area of computational modeling and machine learning applied to materials-science problems and additive manufacturing.
Type: Benefited Staff
The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.
Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans' preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.
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This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.