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Postdoc opportunity in the field of computational mechanics


New Technologies Research centre at the University of West Bohemia (Czech Republic) invites applications for a Postdoctoral position in the field of Computacional Mechanics of Materials. Highly motivated individuals holding a PhD in Mechanics, Materials Science or closely related fields are encouraged to apply.

The selected candidate will join a successful and very active Research Group with a commitment to excellence in the understanding of the mechanical behavior of materials through massive molecular dynamics simulations, continuum crystal plasticity and polycrystalline plasticity finite element simulations. The Post-doctoral Associate will carry out his/her research on the ongoing projects of the Research Group with emphasis on the understanding of the micro and nano-mechanical behavior of surfaces, nanocontact plasticity and the analysis of micropillar compression experiments.

Vacancy details at





Requirements in brief

  • Deadline for submitting applications is 31st March 2013
  • Finished PhD (graduation after 28 March 2008)
  • English language
  • Experience in the field of computational mechanics
  • The vacancy can be filled only with a full-time candidate for the period of up to 25 months
    (by 31st May 2015 at the latest)

An example of a recent journal publication of our international research group could be found at

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