Postdoctoral Research Associate

Boston, Suffolk County / Mission Hill, Suffolk County / Roxbury, Suffolk County / Roxbury Crossing, Suffolk County
May 12, 2016
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Northeastern University

Postdoctoral Research Associate


Requisition Number: STFR002938

Division/College: College of Engineering

Location: Boston Main Campus

Full-time/Part-time: Full Time


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. Primary responsibility is ensuring that the research is complete. The appointment generally does not extend beyond two years.


Must have a Ph.D. or equivalent; be able to undertake substantially full-time research or scholarship; work under the supervision of a senior scholar.

The successful candidate will Carry out research in the field of mechanics of materials, structural mechanics and materials. Contribute in writing scientific proposals, technical reports and journal manuscripts. Contribute in developing presentation materials for technical and scientific meetings and assist and supervise graduate students in their research. The candidate might be occasionally asked to teach undergraduate or graduate level courses. A Ph.D. in mechanical engineering or materials science, and in particular experience with computational mechanics and finite element method, is required. Good written and verbal communication skills and organizational talents are expected.

Nonlinear Solid Mechanics, Computational Mechanics, Continuum Mechanics, Multiscale Methods, Numerical simulations.

Additional Information:

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: Careers@Northeastern

Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. Northeastern University particularly welcomes applications from minorities, women and persons with disabilities. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer.


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