Postdoctoral Scholar - Dynamic Fracture of Glasses and Glass Ceramics

Job Description:

There is an immediate opening for a post-doctoral scholar in the Hopkins Extreme Materials Institute at Johns Hopkins University, working with Prof. K.T. Ramesh and Prof. Todd Hufnagel.

The general area of interest is the deformation and fracture of glasses and glass ceramics under impact conditions, with an emphasis on synchrotron-based in situ x-ray phase-contrast imaging studies. Experience with experimental techniques for fracture is required. The strongest candidates for this position will also have experience with either theoretical/computational aspects of dynamic fracture or with time-resolved studies of materials using synchrotron radiation.

Candidates for this position must have an earned doctorate in mechanical engineering, materials science, or a related field. Interested candidates are encouraged to send a single PDF containing a résumé or CV, copies of two relevant publications, and the names and contact information of three references to Bess Bieluczyk at

Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply. Johns Hopkins University is an EEO/AA employer.


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Baltimore, MD  USA

This listing will be removed on May 3, 2021.