Visiting professor in computational mechanics with experience in molecular dynamics and multiscale methods for fractures

1 Visiting Professor position

(Deadline June 26th, 2017 12:00 Italian time - mezzogiorno ora italiana)


Computational methods; Fracture mechanics; Molecular dynamics; Multiscale methods


Modelling and computational research in the framework of the activities of the ERC Starting Grant CA2PVM - Multi-field and multi-scale Computational Approach to design and durability of Photovoltaic Modules, with special regard to computational methods for fracture mechanics, integrating continuum mechanics with molecular dynamics using multiscale methods. Contributions to research and PhD education programmes at the IMT School for Advanced Studies Lucca.


Researcher in computational mechanics with experience in numerical methods for fracture mechanics, in molecular dynamics, and in multiscale computational methods.

Formal requirements:

A PhD in computational mechanics, structural engineering, mechanical 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 computational mechanics, expecially in the integration of molecular dynamics with continuum mechanics using multiscale techniques.

Specific requirements:

Researcher in computational mechanics, with expertise in methods for the simulation of fracture mechanics across multiple scales, involving molecular dynamics and continuum mechanics.

Research Area:
Computer Science and Systems Engineering
Research Unit:
MUSAM - Multi-scale Analysis of Materials
Type of contract:
Contratto di lavoro autonomo
Gross remuneration:

4.800,00 €


6 months (until November 30th 2017)

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