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Postdoc in the field of Medium and High Entropy Alloys

Technical University of Denmark - Department of Civil and Mechanical Engineering

Location: Lyngby - Denmark
Salary: Not Specified
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 4th July 2022
Closes: 15th August 2022

The Section for Materials and Surface Engineering at the Department of Civil and Mechanical Engineering of the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) invites applications for an 18-month Postdoc position in the field of medium and high entropy alloys. If you are establishing your career as scientist and you are looking for the best possible foundation for fulfilling your ambitions, it is the right place for you.  

Responsibilities and qualifications

As a postdoc you will work on a project, where the goal is to produce medium and high entropy alloys with tailored combinations of strength and ductility via thermomechanical processing. The work will include casting, thermomechanical treatments, mechanical testing, sample preparation and microstructure characterization using various electron microscopy techniques. You will be responsible for conducting these experiments and making correlations between measured microstructural parameters and mechanical behavior. 

We are interested in applicants with a strong background in physical metallurgy and mechanical engineering, who have significant practical experience in scanning and transmission electron microscopies, electron diffraction (both SEM- and TEM-based), X-ray diffraction and tensile testing. Excellent communication skills in English (both writing and speaking) are essential. 

As a formal qualification, you must hold a PhD degree (or equivalent). 

We offer

DTU is a leading technical university globally recognized for the excellence of its research, education, innovation and scientific advice. We offer a rewarding and challenging job in an international environment. We strive for academic excellence in an environment characterized by collegial respect and academic freedom tempered by responsibility. 

Salary and terms of employment

The appointment will be based on the collective agreement with the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations. The allowance will be agreed upon with the relevant union. The period of employment is 18 months. 

You can read more about career paths at DTU here. 

Further information

Further information may be obtained from Dr Oleg Mishin, olmi@mek.dtu.dk 

If you are applying from abroad, you may find useful information on working in Denmark and at DTU at DTU – Moving to Denmark

Application procedure

To apply, please read the full job advertisement by clicking Apply.

Application deadline: 15 August 2022 

DTU Civil and Mechanical Engineering develops and utilizes science and technical knowledge for the benefit of society and the sustainable development. We undertake research, education, innovation, and scientific advice of the highest quality within building design and processes, building construction and safety, building energy and installation, solid mechanics, fluid mechanics, materials technology, manufacturing engineering, engineering design and thermal energy systems. 

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DTU develops technology for people. With our international elite research and study programmes, we are helping to create a better world and to solve the global challenges formulated in the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Hans Christian Ørsted founded DTU in 1829 with a clear vision to develop and create value using science and engineering to benefit society. That vision lives on today. DTU has 13,400 students and 5,800 employees. We work in an international atmosphere and have an inclusive, evolving, and informal working environment. DTU has campuses in all parts of Denmark and in Greenland, and we collaborate with the best universities around the world.

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