Job ID: 173499


University of Pittsburgh

  • Nov. 29, 2021
  • Department of Industrial Engineering
  • University of Pittsburgh
    Pittsburgh, PA
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Post-Doc
  • Mechanical Engineering
    Manufacturing & Quality Engineering
    Industrial & Systems Engineering

The Department of Industrial Engineering at the University of Pittsburgh has an opening for a postdoctoral associate.

The focus of research will be on characterizing surfaces resulting from ultrasonic impact treatment. The initial appointment is for one year with potential to extend, subject to the availability of funds. A strong background in microstructure characterization is required. Expertise is particularly desired in electron microscopy (TEM, SEM and preferably HRTEM), X-Ray diffraction methods, contact and non-contact profilometry/metrology and mechanical characterization. The candidate is expected to be independent, self-motivated and possess a proven record of high-quality publications. A doctoral degree in mechanical engineering or materials science is preferred.

We will review applications immediately on receipt.

Please apply at the application portal:….0&tzname=America%2FNew_York

For enquiries, interested candidates are requested to forward their CV, two representative publications and contact details of two references.

M. R. Shankar
University of Pittsburgh
Department of Industrial Engineering
1005 Benedum Hall,
Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA


  • The University of Pittsburgh is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.
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  • M. Ravi Shankar
    Department of Industrial Engineering
    University of Pittsburgh
    1005 Benedum Hall
    Pittsburgh, PA 15261

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