VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

 

 

 

Contract ID: MTKD-CT-2004-014058

 

 

1.

 

Job Title: Marie Curie More Experienced Researcher

 

 

Level: Experienced Researcher (> 10 years of experience)

 

Job Description:

 

Lublin University of Technology is offering 8 stipends for More Experienced Researchers (more than 10 years of experience) to participate in the international project. The duration of stay is 2 months: split into 4 stays-2 weeks each in the consecutive 4 years.

 

The project comprises modeling of composite materials and their applications to civil, mechanical and aircraft engineering. The aim is to link together nano-, micro-, meso- and macro-scales to get perfect description of the composite behaviour under different loadings, temperature and environmental conditions. It is envisaged to develop modern approaches to engineering structures made of composite and smart materials using non-linear theory for static and dynamic loading, new concepts of control, optimisation of the structure and methods of experimental investigations and identification of models.

 

With regard to education it is planned to introduce new courses to existing Ph.D. studies programme and to arrange advanced courses for the LUT staff.

 

The activities of invited More Experienced Researchers will comprise:

 

a) short intensive courses for Ph.D. students and LUT staff

(each person one topic):

Topic 1:

- description of the initial anisotropy influence on the

macroscopic behaviour of composites

Topic 2:

- modelling and analytical, numerical analysis of non-linear,

ideal and non-ideal parametric and autoparametric systems

with applications to smart materials

Topic 3:

- applications of Finite Element Analysis to static and

dynamic analysis of composites and structures

Topic 4:

- modelling of laminate composites

Topic 5:

- applications of composites in civil engineering

Topic 6:

- Finite Element Analysis of thin-walled structures under

creep conditions

Topic 7:

- modelling and dynamic phenomena in mechanical and

structural systems

Topic 8:

- dynamics of non-linear systems with discontinuities

and dynamics of impact oscillators

 

 

b) joint research with LUT staff comprising modelling of

composite and smart materials; dynamical modelling of

structures

c) consultative activities for Ph.D. theses

 

 

Candidates are kindly asked to send an application, CV and list of recent publications.

 

 

Number of Positions: 8

 

Deadline: 30 September 2005

 

Start Date: 1 December 2005

 

Duration (in months): 2 months (split into 4 stays - 2 weeks each)

 

Salary: approx. 1450 EUR per 2 weeks

 

How to apply: e-mail

 

 

Contact person:

 

Tomasz Sadowski

Professor of Applied Mechanics

Head of Solid Mechanics Department

 

Lublin University of Technology

Faculty of Civil and Sanitary Engineering

Department of Solid Mechanics

Nadbystrzycka 40 Str.

PL - 20-618 Lublin, Poland

 

tel. (+48 81)538 13 86

fax. (+48 81)525 69 48

e-mail: sadowski@akropolis.pol.lublin.pl

t.sadowski@pollub.pl

http://akropolis.pol.lublin.pl/users/sadowski/index.htm

 

http://akropolis.pol.lublin.pl/users/ksi/e/index.htm

 

 

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2.

 

Job Title: Marie Curie Experienced Researcher

 

 

Level: Experienced Researcher (4 - 10 years of experience)

 

Job Description:

 

Lublin University of Technology is offering 1 position for Experienced Researcher (4 - 10 years of experience) to participate in the international project. The duration of stay is 2 years.

 

  1. Why to choose Lublin University of Technology?

This University offers an attractive combination of good setting, a fine research profile and nice, friendly atmosphere created by our staff. A challenging and stimulating environment at the University enables our guests to gain both professionally and personally. Coordinator of the project prof. Tomasz Sadowski would like to extend a warm personal welcome to all of those applying to work with us and hope that you will choose Lublin University of Technology. Our friendly staff will help you to make your stay in Lublin profitable, nice and comfortable.

 

  1. Topic

Modeling and experimental testing with application to non-linear dynamics and control of structures made of composite and smart materials.

 

  1. Detailes

The project comprises modeling of composite materials and their applications to civil, mechanical and aircraft engineering. The aim is to link together nano-, micro-, meso- and macro-scales to get perfect description of the composite behaviour under different loadings, temperature and environmental conditions. It is envisaged to develop modern approaches to engineering structures made of composite and smart materials using non-linear theory for static and dynamic loading, new concepts of control, optimisation of the structure and methods of experimental investigations and identification of models.

 

The invited Experienced Researcher will carry joint research with LUT staff in the field of non-linear dynamics (non-linear vibrations), control and optimisation of chosen mechanical structures made of new composite materials which can be used in practical mechanical application e.g. helicopters. The research is to cover also composite intelligent structures having piezoelectric components, Shape Memory Alloys (SMA) or Magnetic Shape Memory (MSM).

Objectives:

a)      Modelling of dynamics of mechanical elements like rods, beams, plates made of composite and intelligent materials and next analysis more complex structures having additional nonlinear couplings and oscillating under different excitation types. Results are to be obtained by analytical and numerical analysis.

b)      Implementation of control techniques for investigated dynamical system

c)      Dissemination of relevant results within the international research community by publications in well recognised international journals and conferences

d)      Preparation of the final report of the obtained results in research.

 

  1. Requirements:

-                                                    Candidate must meet the eligibility criteria for Marie Curie Action:

a) at least 4 years of research experience (full time equivalent) since gaining a

university degree giving him/her access to doctoral studies or already in possession of a PhD,

b) have NOT been living in Poland for more than 12 months within the last 3 years

- Candidate should be educated in the field of mechanical engineering. Experience in theory of nonlinear dynamics and non-linear oscillations and knowledge of numerical analysis with application a computer software e.g. MatLab or Mathematica is required. Additional experience in research of intelligent structures, control theory, and knowledge of Finite Element Method, is highly desired. Candidates with Ph.D. in mechanics will be welcomed with preference.

  - Candidate should have good skills in English.

 

Candidates are kindly asked to send an application, CV, description of the research work during the last 2 years, references from 2 professors.

 

 

Number of Positions: 1

 

Deadline: 31 January 2006

 

Start Date: 1 April 2006 (we are flexible on start day)

 

Duration (in months): 24 months

 

Salary: approx. 41.000 EURO/year living allowance + 440 EURO monthly mobility allowance

 

How to apply: e-mail

 

 

Contact person:

 

Tomasz Sadowski

Professor of Applied Mechanics

Head of Solid Mechanics Department

 

Lublin University of Technology

Faculty of Civil and Sanitary Engineering

Department of Solid Mechanics

Nadbystrzycka 40 Str.

PL - 20-618 Lublin, Poland

 

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3.

 

Job Title: Marie Curie Experienced Researcher

 

 

Level: Experienced Researcher (4 - 10 years of experience)

 

Job Description:

 

Lublin University of Technology is offering 1 position for Experienced Researcher (4 - 10 years of experience) to participate in the international project. The duration of stay is 2 years.

 

1.      Why to choose Lublin University of Technology?

This University offers an attractive combination of good setting, a fine research profile and nice, friendly atmosphere created by our staff. A challenging and stimulating environment at the University enables our guests to gain both professionally and personally. Coordinator of the project prof. Tomasz Sadowski would like to extend a warm personal welcome to all of those applying to work with us and hope that you will choose Lublin University of Technology. Our friendly staff will help you to make your stay in Lublin profitable, nice and comfortable.

 

2.      Topic

Modeling and experimental testing with application to dynamics of structures with internal damage.

 

3.      Detailes

The project comprises modeling of composite materials and their applications to civil, mechanical and aircraft engineering. The aim is to link together nano-, micro-, meso- and macro-scales to get perfect description of the composite behaviour under different loadings, temperature and environmental conditions. It is envisaged to develop modern approaches to engineering structures made of composite and smart materials using non-linear theory for static and dynamic loading, new concepts of control, optimisation of the structure and methods of experimental investigations and identification of models.

 

The invited Experienced Researcher will carry joint research with LUT staff comprising:

a) Experimental investigations of mechanical properties of composite materials taking into account development of damage process under different external conditions like constant or harmonic loads, impact loads, temperature influence; estimation of internal damage growth inside structural elements, like beams and plates subjected to mechanical loading.

b) Theoretical investigation of the mechanics of structure based on experimental results, identification of proposed models and their parameters.

 

The results should be disseminated by publishing in well recognised international journals and presenting at conferences.

Final report of the obtained results in research should be prepared.

 

4.      Requirements:

- Candidate must meet the eligibility criteria for Marie Curie Action:

a) at least 4 years of research experience (full time equivalent) since gaining a

university degree giving him/her access to doctoral studies or already in possession of a PhD,

b) have NOT been living in Poland for more than 12 months within the last 3 year

- Candidate should have experience in the field of civil or mechanical engineering. Experience in modeling of mechanical properties of composite materials or structures made of composite or active elements is required. Knowledge in the field of experimental investigations and models identifications based on experimental results is additionally desired.

- Candidate should have good skills in English.

Candidates are kindly asked to send an application, CV, description of the research work during the last 2 years, references from 2 professors.

 

 

Number of Positions: 1

 

Deadline: 31 January 2006

 

Start Date: 1 October 2006 (we are flexible on start day)

 

Duration (in months): 24 months

 

Salary: approx. 41.000 EURO/year living allowance + 440 EURO monthly mobility allowance

 

How to apply: e-mail

 

Contact person:

 

Tomasz Sadowski

Professor of Applied Mechanics

Head of Solid Mechanics Department

 

Lublin University of Technology

Faculty of Civil and Sanitary Engineering

Department of Solid Mechanics

Nadbystrzycka 40 Str.

PL - 20-618 Lublin, Poland

 

tel. (+48 81)538 13 86

fax. (+48 81)525 69 48

e-mail: sadowski@akropolis.pol.lublin.pl

t.sadowski@pollub.pl

http://akropolis.pol.lublin.pl/users/sadowski/index.htm

 

http://akropolis.pol.lublin.pl/users/ksi/e/index.htm

 

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4.

 

Job Title: Marie Curie Experienced Researcher

 

 

Level: Experienced Researcher (4 - 10 years of experience)

 

Job Description:

 

Lublin University of Technology is offering 1 position for Experienced Researcher (4 - 10 years of experience) to participate in the international project. The duration of stay is 2 years.

 

  1. Why to choose Lublin University of Technology?

This University offers an attractive combination of good setting, a fine research profile and nice, friendly atmosphere created by our staff. A challenging and stimulating environment at the University enables our guests to gain both professionally and personally. Our friendly staff will help you to make your stay in Lublin profitable, nice and comfortable.

 

  1. Topic

Modeling and experimental testing of composite materials under dynamic and fatigue conditions.

 

  1. Detailes

The project comprises modeling of composite materials and their applications to civil, mechanical and aircraft engineering. The aim is to link together nano-, micro-, meso- and macro-scales to get perfect description of the composite behaviour under different loadings, temperature and environmental conditions. It is envisaged to develop modern approaches to engineering structures made of composite and smart materials using non-linear theory for static and dynamic loading, new concepts of control, optimisation of the structure and methods of experimental investigations and identification of models.

 

The invited Experienced Researcher will carry out joint research with LUT staff comprising multi-scale modeling of anisotropic behaviour of composite materials (including internal structure) under combination of dynamic loading, environmental and temperature effects. The modeling includes calculation of local stress concentration in the material also defect nucleation at nano-, micro- scales and defect growth.

 

The results should be disseminated by publishing in well recognised international journals and presenting at conferences.

Final report of the obtained results in research should be prepared.

 

 

  1. Requirements:

-Candidate must meet the eligibility criteria for Marie Curie Action:

a) at least 4 years of research experience (full time equivalent) since gaining a

university degree giving him/her access to doctoral studies or already in possession of a PhD,

b) have NOT been living in Poland for more than 12 months within the last 3 years

- Candidate should have experience in the modeling of composite materials applied in civil or mechanical or aerospace

engineering. Knowledge of numerical analysis with application of F.E.A. Codes, like ABAQUS or ALGOR is

required. Ability of programming in FORTRAN is desired.

- Candidate should have good skills in English.

 

Candidates are kindly asked to send an application, CV, description of the research work during the last 2 years, references from 2 professors.

 

Number of Positions: 1

 

Deadline: 31 January 2006

 

Start Date: 1 October 2006 (we are flexible on start day)

 

Duration (in months): 24 months

 

Salary: approx. 41.000 EURO/year living allowance + 440 EURO monthly mobility allowance

 

 

 

How to apply: e-mail

 

 

Contact person:

 

Tomasz Sadowski

Professor of Applied Mechanics

Head of Solid Mechanics Department

 

Lublin University of Technology

Faculty of Civil and Sanitary Engineering

Department of Solid Mechanics

Nadbystrzycka 40 Str.

PL - 20-618 Lublin, Poland

 

tel. (+48 81)538 13 86

fax. (+48 81)525 69 48

e-mail: sadowski@akropolis.pol.lublin.pl

t.sadowski@pollub.pl

http://akropolis.pol.lublin.pl/users/sadowski/index.htm

 

http://akropolis.pol.lublin.pl/users/ksi/e/index.htm