Structural Mechanics with experience in biomechanics and reaction-diffusion systems

1 Visiting Professor position
(Deadline July 20th, 2018 12:00 )

Biomechanics; Computational mechanics; Soft matter; Coupled problems



Modelling and computational research on biological cell-cell interactions using reaction diffusion systems. 
Contribution to research and PhD education programmes at IMT Lucca, fostering interdisciplinary research.


Researcher in computational mechanics with experience in biomechanics, constitutive implementation of electro-elastic active media in finite elasticity; statistical analysis and stochastic modeling of distributed fiber-reinforced media; cell-cell interactions modelled as reaction-diffusion systems.


Formal requirements

A PhD in structural engineering, mechanical engineering, biomedical engineering, or in related areas. Candidates must have an excellent record of high-impact international publications and previous international collaborations. Candidates should demonstrate experience in performing computational research and constitutive modelling of coupled electro-mechanical problems in biomechanics.


Specific requirements

Researcher in computational mechanics, with expertise in modelling and simulation of biological cells interaction for biomechanics applications. Ability in implementing user element subroutines in finite element programmes.


Gross amount

2000 €


2 months

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Contratto di lavoro autonomo


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