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About Iowa State

Iowa State University is an AAU-member comprehensive, land-grant, Carnegie Doctoral/Research Extensive University. Iowa State is located in Ames, Iowa, which was recently ranked as one of the top 10 best places to live in the U.S. and the No. 1 Best College Town . The university offers a rich student experience with unlimited academic and social opportunities in a comfortable, friendly, and supportive campus environment. Its 34,000 students come from all 50 states and 106 countries. Iowa State is an equal-opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants. The university is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of family-friendly policies, and is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE Award for gender equity.

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Post-Doctoral Position

Post-Doctoral Position in Experimental Phase Transitions and Plasticity Under High Pressure

Post-doctoral position at Iowa State University is available starting Summer/Fall 2019 to perform experimental research on coupled plastic flow, phase transformations, and other structural changes under high pressure and torsion of a sample in rotational diamond anvil cell. Experience with in situ high pressure experimentation and/or x-ray characterization of stresses and structural changes in materials at the micron scale is desired. Close collaboration with theoretical / computational collaborators and with Ames Laboratory of DoE is expected. Please email your application to Prof. Valery Levitas vlevitas@iastate.edu.

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  • Office, 1200 Howe: Summer hours, 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday.
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