[Mpi-forum] University of Sydney - Job Announcement

Craig Rasmussen crasmussen at newmexicoconsortium.org
Tue Mar 9 12:40:49 CST 2010

HPC wire has a jobs section once a week I believe.  Should be just  
what you are looking for.

hpcjobs at news.hpcwire.com


On Mar 7, 2010, at 4:25 PM, Abel Orellana wrote:

> Hello from Sydney,
> My name is Abel Orellana and I work for the University of Sydney. I  
> sit in our research team within the recruitment division and I am  
> partnering with theSchool of Civil Engineering in the effort to  
> locate suitable candidates for the appointment of a Postdoctoral  
> Research Associate – Computational Mechanics.
> When doing some preliminary research I found this listserv and  
> thought it would be a great place to ask for assistance from some  
> professionals already in the field.
> Given the focus of the role will be around research of quasi-brittle  
> fractures in computational mechanics using MPI, I wanted to get in  
> contact with members of this list to see if you were able to point  
> me in the right direction and possibly provide some advice on the  
> best avenues through which to get a communication out to individuals  
> who may be interested in a new challenge (and a move to the sunny  
> shores of Sydney!).
> I am really looking for some advice on potential advertising  
> mediums, such as journals, forums and associations and potentially  
> any other listserv/mailing list which may be helpful in spreading  
> the word…
> A little more about the position:
> As Postdoctoral Research Associate you will be working in a project  
> funded by the Australian Research Council on the study of quasi- 
> brittle fracture. The project aims at understanding fracture and  
> fragmentation processes in quasi-brittle materials, which is  
> critical to improved mining operations and the prediction of natural  
> catastrophes and structural failures.
> You will contribute to the goals of the project by developing  
> constitutive models and computational algorithms for the analysis of  
> quasi-brittle fracture across the scales. The formulation of  
> constitutive models at continuum scale will be supported by meso- 
> mechanical analysis to quantify the nonlocal effects due to  
> microcrack interactions. The Material Point Method will be employed  
> for the numerical analyses of quasi-brittle fracture at both macro  
> and meso scales.
> This project is an integrated activity of the newly established  
> Particles and Grains Lab within the School of Civil Engineering. To  
> succeed, you will have a strong background in computational  
> mechanics along with experiences in nonlinear numerical analysis and  
> computer programming. Experience in constitutive modelling, large  
> strain finite elements and parallel programming/computing using MPI  
> will be viewed favourably.
> Remuneration package: $83k - $90k p.a. (which includes a base salary  
> $70k - $76k p.a., leave loading and 17% employer’s contribution to  
> superannuation).
> More specific information relating to the role can be found here:  
> Postdoctoral Research Associate.
> I appreciate you assistance and I look forward to hearing from you  
> shortly
> Kind regards,
> ABEL ORELLANA | Candidate Research & Sourcing Analyst
> SydneyRecruitment | Human Resources
> Level 1, The Box Factory K06 | 1-3 Ross St | The University of  
> Sydney | NSW | 2006
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