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Post Doctoral Research in High Temperature Composites
University of Tulsa

Date Posted Apr. 30, 2024
Title Post Doctoral Research in High Temperature Composites
University University of Tulsa
Tulsa, OK, United States
Department Mechanical Engineering
Application Deadline Jul. 30, 2024
Position Start Date Aug. 1, 2024
  • Post-Doc
  • Structural Engineering
    Polymer Science
    Mechanical Engineering
    Engineering Physics
    Engineering Mechanics

The University of Tulsa Department of Mechanical Engineering is searching for a postdoctoral researcher to support our recently awarded a U.S. Department of Defense project to develop novel multifunctional SiC/C composites.  This project will integrate materials synthesis and manufacturing with fracture mechanics, macro- and micro-scale materials characterization, and thermal property characterization. The results will be used to develop a broad understanding of the manufacturing and performance of these advanced high temperature materials.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Conducting experimental and computational research as it relates to developing novel high temperature composites.
  • Integrating processing models using traditional and AI/ML approaches with experimental results.
  • Overseeing graduate student research as it relates to project goals and meeting project milestones.
  • Working with a diverse team of co-PIs, technicians, and graduate students.
  • Writing reports and creating technical presentations.
  • Presenting at conferences and leading publication efforts

Minimum Qualifications:

Doctoral degree in engineering field. Strong project management skills and a superior publication record.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with AI/ML methods for materials discovery.

Experience with experimental characterization of ceramic matrix composites.


Please send your CV and cover letter to This is a 1-year position with the possibility of renewal.

  • The University of Tulsa is an EEO/AA employer.

Please reference in your cover letter when
applying for or inquiring about this job announcement.

Contact Information

  • Michael Keller
    Mechanical Engineering
    University of Tulsa
    800 S. Tucker Dr.
    Mechanical Engineering
    Tulsa, OK 74104


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