Post Doctoral Research Associate - Mechanical Engineering - Computational Fluid Dynamics

General Summary of Position:

The successful applicant will conduct analytical and computational research in the area of Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) of nonequilibrium plasma flows with an emphasis on the modeling and simulation of plasma in contact with liquid, and work with immediate supervisor in writing scholarly articles and research proposals. 

This position is contingent upon funding. The initial appointment will be for one to two years with a possibility of renewal based on productivity and performance and the availability of funding.

Minimum Qualifications (Required):

  • PhD in Engineering, Physic, Applied Math, Computer Science, or related area
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics, Scientific Computing
  • Physical, mathematical, and computational model formulation; computer programming; high performance computing software development and computational simulation; effective scientific and interpersonal communication (individual and group meetings, presentations, written reports, journal publications, etc.)

Additional Considerations:

  • Should demonstrate a minimum number of at least 2 publications in the field
  • Ability to work independently, with limited direction, as well as within a team environment
  • Ability to mentor and inspire students with limited research experience

Special Instructions to Applicants:

This position is contingent upon funding. The initial appointment will be for one to two years with a possibility of renewal based on productivity and performance and the availability of funding.

Only current UML Employees within the Grants & Contracts (MTA/GRACE) bargaining unit will be considered during the first 10 business days of the posting. All other candidates will be considered after that period.

Initial review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. However, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received.

Please include a resume, cover letter and a sample of scholarly work/publication with your application.  Names and contact information of three references will be required at the time of application.  *Submission of publications in peer-reviewed journals is optional.

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