Visiting professor in structural mechanics with experience on mechanical instabilities

1 Visiting Professor position
(Deadline April 27th, 2018 12:00 )

Buckling and instabilities; metamaterials; theoretical mechanics; experimental mechanics


Contributions to research topics on mechanical instabilities related to the ERC Proof of Concept  project PHYSIC. Contribution to PhD education programmes at the IMT School for Advanced Studies Lucca.


Researcher in structural mechanics with experience in theoretical and experimental mechanics for the understanding and simulation of instabilities in materials and structures.

Formal requirements

PhD in structural mechanics, mechanical engineering, or in related areas. Candidates must have an excellent record of high-impact international publications

An excellent knowledge of both written and spoken English

Specific requirements

Candidates should demonstrate experience in research on theoretical and applied mechanics, with specific focus on mechanical instabilities


PHYSIC - PHotovoltaic with SuperIor Crack resistance” -  Horizon 2020 – ERC - Proof of Concept-2016

Gross amount

around 4.000€


1 month

Job Research Unit: 
Job Contract Type: 
Contratto di lavoro autonomo


Apply ONLINE only.

Guidelines for applying through the PICA platform (Italian | English).
Before filling in the application form, please read thoroughly the full call and collect all the files you may need:


  • Personal info and contact info (compulsory)


  • A scanned copy of a valid identity document (Passport or Identity Card - compulsory);
  • Your CV in English (compulsory).