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Fully-Funded PhD position - Computational Soft Matter Lab
New Jersey Institute of Technology

Date Posted Sep. 20, 2023
Title Fully-Funded PhD position - Computational Soft Matter Lab
University New Jersey Institute of Technology
Newark, NJ, United States
Department Department of Mechanical Engineering
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Fall 2024
  • Graduate Student
  • Mechanical Engineering
    Engineering - Other

One fully funded Ph.D. position will be available either in Spring or Fall of 2024 at the Computational Soft Matter Lab, situated at the New Jersey Institute of Technology. The primary objective of this research project is to employ multiscale modeling and innovative simulation methods to explore the interactions of soft materials with interfaces and surfaces.

  • The candidate should have earned a degree in Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Applied Mathematics/Physics, or a related field (applicants with an MSc will be given priority).
  • A background in multiphase flows, soft matter, or interfacial transport phenomena, along with proficiency in a programming language, will be considered as a PLUS.

Interested applicants are encouraged to forward the underlisted documents to, indicating "Ph.D. Applicant" in the subject line of the email:

  • Cover letter (summarizing their background, achievements, and motivations)
  • CV (including the list of related courses, publications, presentations, projects, and GRE/TOEFL scores)
  • Transcripts

You may find more detailed information about our research activities at

  • New Jersey Institute of Technology reaffirms its commitment to a policy of non-discrimination on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, ethnic origin, handicap or veterans' status in its employment policies, educational programs and activities under university control

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

Contact Information

  • Samaneh Farokhirad
    Department of Mechanical Engineering
    New Jersey Institute of Technology
    Mechanical Engineering Center, 200 Central Ave
    Newark, NJ 07114


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