[NotiAMCA] Postdoctoral position

Victorio Sonzogni sonzogni en intec.unl.edu.ar
Dom Dic 7 09:45:41 ART 2014

The Engineering Biomechanics Group at UFMG is opening a position for a post-doctoral grant. Candidates should perform computational biomechanics mechanics research  in the field of modeling of health related problems in dentistry and soft tissues at the Structural Engineering Department at Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (Federal University of Minas Gerais), in the city of Belo Horizonte, Brazil.


This research  is funded by the Brazilian funding agency CNPq (www.cnpq.br) and involves two projects:
(1) Palatal expansion finite element simulation,
(2) modeling of muscles in the orofacial structures.


The postdoctoral position is for one year extensible to two years. The projects involve cooperation with other research groups in Latin and North America, as well as with Europe.


Candidates must hold a Ph.D. degree in Computational Solid Mechanics. Experience in research fields related to biomechanics would be preferred.


The monthly grant is equivalent to R$ 4100,00 (four thousand one hundred reais), currently corresponding to US$1600,00. It also includes additional R$400,00 a month for research expenses.


Deadline for application is March 05, 2015.
Applications should be submitted via email to:
estevam en dees.ufmg.br (Estevam B. Las Casas)
It must contain a statement of interest, a CV and the course scores (average) in the degree as well as the doctorate studies.

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