Associate Specialist in Mechanical Metamaterials

Commensurate upon experience

The Architected Materials Lab at UC Irvine is currently accepting applications for an associate specialist position. The research will focus on mechanical modeling of nano-architected materials, with emphasis on high strain rate response. We are seeking an individual with a strong background in computational solid mechanics – in particular finite elements analysis. Experience with topology optimization is highly desirable. A Ph.D. in mechanical engineering, materials science, physics, or a related field is required.

Please send a CV, cover letter and a list of at least three references. The position is initially advertised for three months with the possibility for annual renewal. Salary will be commensurate with experience.
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