SHORT DESCRIPTION

Research will be focused in the development of multiscale modeling strategies – based on the atomistic and dislocation dynamics – to simulate the strengthening mechanisms in Al and Mg alloys.


OTHER DETAILS

Ref. num. PD03-VIR

Research Associate - PD03-VIR


IMDEA Materials (Madrid Institute for Advanced Studies of Materials) is a non-profit, independent research institute, promoted by the Regional Government de Madrid (Spain), to carry out research in Materials Science and Engineering. IMDEA Materials Institute is committed to excellence in research by attracting talent from all over the world and to foster technology transfer to the industrial sector in a truly international environment. More information about the activities of the Institute can be found at: http://www.materials.imdea.org

DESCRIPTION

IMDEA Materials Institute is looking for a Research Associate (PhD in Materials Engineering, Metallurgy, Physics, Computational Materials Science) to work in the research project VIRMETAL (virtual design, virtual processing and virtual testing of metallic materials) funded by an Advanced Grant of the European Research Council. Research activities will be focused in the development of multiscale modeling strategies – based on the atomistic and dislocation dynamics – to simulate the strengthening mechanisms in Al and Mg alloys.


REQUIREMENTS

Candidates should hold PhD in Materials Science, Metallurgy, Physics, Computer Science (or related discipline) with excellent academic credentials and a strong commitment to develop an academic career in an international and multidisciplinary environment. Fluent English (oral and written) is required. Previous experience in either molecular dynamics, dislocation dynamics or continuum mechanics is necessary.

CONDITIONS

Full time contract including social security coverage. Salary depending on previous experience and credentials.