Solid mechanics and mechanics of materials

1 Visiting Professor position
(Deadline June 22nd, 2020 12:00 )
Activity

Research seminar on recent trends in the field of solid mechanics and mechanics of materials, especially in relation to material instabilities. Contribution to research and PhD education programmes at the IMT School for Advanced Studies Lucca,  with special regard to mechanics of materials and material modelling in extreme conditions, including possible applications of solids mechanics to soft robotics and biomaterials. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, activities might take place under teleconference.

Profile

Researcher with experience in solid mechanics and mechanics of materials with special focus on mathematical modelling of material instabilities, fracture of quasi-brittle materials, homogenization theory, experimental mechanics, physico-mathematical modelling of materials for soft robotics, biomechanics. 

Duration

1 month

Gross amount

5000 €

Formal requirements

A PhD in mechanical engineering, structural mechanics, or related areas. Candidates must have an excellent record of high-impact international publications and international collaborations. Candidates should demonstrate experience in mechanics, fracture mechanics, homogenization theory, biomechanics.

Specific requirements

A PhD in structural mechanics or related areas. Candidates must have an excellent record of high-impact international publications and a documented experience of collaborations at the international level. Candidates should demonstrate experience in fracture mechanics, material instabilities, material modelling, experimental mechanics.

Job Research Area: 
CSSE
Job Research Unit: 
MUSAM
Job Contract Type: 
Contratto di lavoro autonomo

Application

Apply ONLINE only.

Guidelines for applying through the PICA platform (Italian | English).
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Info

  • Personal info and contact info (compulsory);
  • University degree (compulsory).

Attachments

  • The scanned copy of a valid identity document (Passport or Identity Card - compulsory);
  • Your CV in English (compulsory).
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