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Postdoctoral Research Associate

Employer
Northeastern University
Location
Massachusetts, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Aug 2, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Engineering
Employment Level
Post-Doc
Employment Type
Full Time
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Postdoctoral Research Associate

About Northeastern:
Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and the recognized leader in experience-driven lifelong learning. Our world-renowned experiential approach empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create impact far beyond the confines of discipline, degree, and campus.

Our locations—in Boston; Charlotte, North Carolina; London; Portland, Maine; San Francisco; Seattle; Silicon Valley; Toronto; Vancouver; and the Massachusetts communities of Burlington and Nahant—are nodes in our growing global university system. Through this network, we expand opportunities for flexible, student-centered learning and collaborative, solutions-focused research.

Northeastern's comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate programs— in a variety of on-campus and online formats—lead to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Among these, we offer more than 195 multi-discipline majors and degrees designed to prepare students for purposeful lives and careers.

About the Opportunity:
A post-doctoral position in the general area of continuum simulations of high-strain rate impact phenomena and thermo-mechanical modeling in moving boundary problems is available in the Mechanical Engineering Department at Northeastern University. The specific goals of this post-doctoral research opportunity are to investigate the causes of residual stresses in metal additive manufacturing based on cold-particle gas spray technology and to design strategies to optimize its distribution. The successful candidate will interface with a strong group of experimentalists working on the technology. Interested candidates are encouraged to contact Professor Sinan Muftu (s.muftu@northeastern.edu) with a letter describing their relevant experience, and send their CV with the names of three references.

Responsibilities:
Performs basic or applied research of a limited scope, primarily using existing theories and methods. Assists the supervisor in the interpretation and publication of results and grants. Maintains the laboratory and may exercise functional supervision over supporting research staff. The candidate's primary responsibility will be to work on micro, meso and macro scale thermo-mechanical simulations of moving boundary problems by using the finite element method.

Qualifications:
Continuum simulations of high-strain rate impact phenomena and thermo-mechanical effects in moving boundary problems related to additive manufacturing.

Strong background in finite element theory, contact mechanics, plasticity, fracture mechanics and cohesive zone using customized codes and Abaqus are required. Experience with LS-Dyna will be a welcome addition. Experience with writing own finite element codes, Abaqus user subroutines and Python code will be helpful for the position. The post-doctoral fellow will interact with a network of PIs, post-docs and graduate students working in continuum mechanics, molecular dynamics, metallurgy and experiments.

The position is available for one year with possible extension for another. US citizenship or permanent residency are required for the position.


Preferred Qualifications:

N/A

Salary Grade:
10

Additional Information:
Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

To learn more about Northeastern University's commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see www.northeastern.edu/diversity.



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