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Ph.D. Fellowship in Solid Mechanics/Material Sciences
Villanova University

Date Posted Oct. 10, 2021
Title Ph.D. Fellowship in Solid Mechanics/Material Sciences
University Villanova University
Villanova, PA, United States
Department Mechanical Engineering
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available Immediately
  • Graduate Student
  • Material/Metallurgy
    Engineering Mechanics

Position Start Date: (As Early As) January 1, 2022

The PhD Fellowship position is available until filled.

This position is in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Villanova University in the Solid Mechanics/Material Science area. The PhD fellow will conduct scientific study in highly multidisciplinary research projects using both experimental and computational approaches. Full financial support will be provided for both tuition and stipend.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Materials Sciences and Engineering, Engineering Mechanics, or related discipline. A thesis-based Master’s degree is preferred.
  • A strong academic background in the Solid Mechanics/Material Science area.
  • A Quantitative GRE score above 155.
  • A TOEFL score above 90 or an IELTS score above 7 (international applicants only)

How to Apply:
You are strongly encouraged and advised to contact the Phd Fellowship coordinator, Prof. David Cereceda (, for a formal pre-evaluation for the position by emailing your Resume/CV, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and two recommendation letters. If you have any questions on the position, please also contact Prof. David Cereceda.

To officially apply for the position, visit

Villanova University is a private research university that was founded in 1842. The university is located 12 miles from Philadelphia, and within a 2-hour drive from New York City. U.S. News & World Report ranks Villanova as tied for the 49th Best National University in the U.S. for 2021.

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