Post-Doctoral Research Positions Available 

The Research Center for Advanced Manufacturing at Southern Methodist University is seeking candidates for a post-doctoral position to conduct research in at least one of the following research areas: synthesis and processing of materials or devices at the nano-, meso- or micro-scale; production of tailored, functionally graded or multifunctional materials; signal processing; image processing; neural networks; fuzzy logic; control of manufacturing processes; nondestructive testing; and CAD/CAM. The positions require an earned doctorate in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related field. Applicants should additionally have superior oral and written communication skills and the ability to develop and sustain an externally-funded research program. The applicant must submit a letter of application, a resume, a one-page statement of research interest, reprints of selected publications, and the names and addresses of three references. 

Research Assistantship Positions Available

The Research Center for Advanced Manufacturing and the SMU Center for Lasers and Plasmas for Advanced Manufacturing are offering a number of research assistantships with a paid tuition to the Ph.D candidates.The details are in the link: Research Assitantships (pdf)

Please send the application material directly to

  • Dr. Radovan Kovacevic
    Director
    Research Center for Advanced Manufacturing
    3101 Dyer Street, Embrey Bldg, Room #001
    Dallas, Tx 75205
    e-mail: kovacevi@lyle.smu.edu