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Research Scientist

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Research Scientist

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The CoMMaND (Computational Mechanics of Morphology at Notre Dame) Lab Research
Scientist will focus on apply engineering and computational approaches to understand the role of mechanics in complex health-related issues. The position will be supported through funded projects and will be responsible for making progress on the proposed work via the following responsibilities:

  • Designing and conducting simulations and performing data analysis
  • Supervising and mentoring students and collaboration with other lab members to push forward project progress
  • Writing journal papers and preparing conference presentations

Please note that this is a 2-year limited-term position with possible renewal dependent upon funding.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering or Bioengineering
  • 3 – 4 years experience
  • Familiarity with user subroutines in Abaques, background in computational biomechanics, good communication skills

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and names and addresses of 3 professional references.


Aerospace and Mechanical Engr (31005)

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Research/ Research - Natural/Physical

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EIC 2 Professional

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$46,592 - $79,872

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S1 - FT Exempt

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Monday – Friday

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