Student Employment

Note: graduate students responding to an advertisement on this page will need to formally apply for admission to the program before an offer can be extended. Postdoctoral applicants will also need to formally apply to the job posting before an offer can be extended.


Ph.D./postdoc positions, Laboratory for Temporal Logic

Multiple fully-funded Ph.D. and postdoc positions are available in the Lab for Temporal Logic, which spans the Departments of Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Mathematics, and the Virtual Reality Application Center. Get full details on the Laboratory for Temporal Logic web page.

Posted 12/21/20

Ph.D. position in CFD-based design optimization

The iDesign lab ( in the Aerospace Engineering Department has one Ph.D. position, available immediately. The student will work with faculty and other students from the iDesign la.perform high-fidelity multidisciplinary design optimization for urban air mobility vehicles. They will also be able to attend conferences and workshops, present research results, and communicate with peers in academia and industry. If you are interested, please send an email to Dr. Ping He ( and attach your CV.

Posted 12/10/20

Ph.D. position in modeling of the interaction between phase transformations and plasticity

Ph.D. position(s) is available immediately in the Engineering Mechanics program in Aerospace Engineering Department at Iowa State University to perform theoretical and computational part of work on NSF-funded projects on the interaction between phase transformations and plasticity. Phase-field, micromechanical, and macroscale simulations using FEM are of interest, in close collaboration with high-pressure experiments performed in our lab. Please send vita to Prof. Valery Levitas ( ).

Posted 12/17/20

Students should also check the Iowa State University Student Job Board or the CyHire web site for student job postings.

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