Postdoctoral Fellow - Mechanical Engineering
The Villanova Center for Analytics and Dynamic Systems (VCADS) has an immediate opening for a Postdoctoral Fellow to participate in an exciting project in the area of fatigue, dynamics and signal processing, funded by NAVAIR. The initial offer is for ten months starting in September 2018; future continuation is expected contingent upon performance and funding.
Villanova is a Catholic university sponsored by the Augustinian order. Diversity and inclusion have been and will continue to be an integral component of Villanova University's mission. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to the University's mission and values.
Duties and Responsibilities
The Postdoctoral Fellow will work within the framework of VCADS, an interdisciplinary center in the College of Engineering with many fascinating projects that focus on applying advanced nonlinear theoretical, computational and experimental techniques to solve practical real-world problems in engineering and biomedicine.
The candidate must have strong interest and motivation to perform cutting edge research in this burgeoning interdisciplinary area. The candidate should have PhD degree in Mechanical, Aerospace, or other related fields specializing in the area of mechanics, dynamics and computational techniques.
Excellent problem solving skills as well as good oral and written communication skills, and must be willing to work closely and amicably with the PIs team of postdoctoral researchers and PhD students. The candidate should have carried out independent research with at least two journal papers. The candidate is expected to actively pursue high quality publications and participate in generating new ideas and writing technical proposals.
Physical Requirements and/or Unusual Work Hours
Special Message to Applicants
Closing Date (12am ET):
Open Until Filled:
Salary Posting Information:
Commensurate with experience.
To apply, visit: https://jobs.villanova.edu/postings/14864
Villanova is a Catholic university sponsored by the Augustinian order. Diversity and inclusion have been and will continue to be an integral component of Villanova University's mission. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to the University's mission and values. Villanova University is committed to providing leadership in the attainment of equal employment for all individuals. It is the policy and practice of Villanova University to recruit and select applicants on the basis of their qualifications and abilities. This effort is in compliance with all federal and state laws, including Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1975, Executive Order 11246, and the Americans with Disabilities Act.