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Job ID: 126287

Postdoctoral Associate
Cornell University

Date Posted Jul. 22, 2019
Title Postdoctoral Associate
University Cornell University
Ithaca, NY, United States
Department Fiber Science and Apparel Design Department, College of Human Ecology
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date when candidate found
  • Post-Doc
  • Textile Sciences
    Materials Sciences/Polymer Sciences
    Computer/Information Sciences

Postdoctoral Associate Position in the department of Fiber Science and Apparel Design
College of Human Ecology
Cornell University

Fiber Science / Textile
Polymer Science
Material Science and Engineering
Computer Simulation (more…)
Numerical Modeling

Functioning somewhat independently, the Postdoctoral Associate will develop multi-physics computational models for fabric composites and other fabric-based materials and design, manufacture and test composites. S/he will summarize research findings and publish results in research journals, assume general responsibility for scientific operations of the laboratory and provide supervision and guidance to students, and other researchers. Research efforts focus primarily on developing models that accurately represent physical processes in composite materials and fabrics, and calibration, validation, and utilization of those models using experiments and published reports.

The successful candidates will have:

A Ph.D. in a relevant Science or Engineering field (Proof that all PhD requirements have been fulfilled before the start date is required)
Knowledge of computer simulation and programming
Team player with excellent communication skills, and willingness to collaborate across disciplines
Independent, creative, and strongly motivated to conduct research

The position is fully funded for one year with a potential for renewal upon satisfactory performance. Although the start date is flexible, it is preferred the candidate starts as soon as possible.

To apply, please submit the following documents within Academic Jobs Online,

Cover letter describing research experience, fit for position, and future interests (3 page max)
CV (detailed, including full publication list)
Transcript of graduate work (unofficial is acceptable)
Three or more references
Statement of research interests
PDF’s of three selected publications
Statement of Contribution to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Fiber Science / Textile
Polymer Science
Material Science and Engineering
Computer Simulation
Numerical Modeling

  • Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

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