Research Faculty I, 12 Month Salaried, Mechanical Engineering

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Job Title: Research Faculty I, 12 Month Salaried, Mechanical Engineering
Location: Tallahassee, FL
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 45318
Department The Department of Mechanical Engineering (ME) at the Florida A&M University-Florida State University College of Engineering is pleased to invite applications for a non-tenured Research Faculty I, in Tallahassee, Florida.Equal Employment Opportunity An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.

FSU's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: The successful candidate will perform research in experimental fluid mechanics and aeroacoustics. Specific areas of research include experimental aeroacoustics, flow control and advanced flow diagnostics.

Duties include leading 2-3 projects simultaneously, supporting other graduate student level projects, and maintaining laboratory facilities.

The successful candidate is also expected to participate in mentoring graduate and undergraduate students in research, support departmental research activities, and work closely with other faculty members in writing grant proposals for securing external funding.Qualifications A Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering or a related field is required along with at least one year of post-doctoral research experience.

Required experience includes research in experimental fluid mechanics and aeroacoustics; implementing flow measurement techniques, such as Stereoscopic- and Tomographic - Particle Image Velocimetry (PIV), Particle Tracking Velocimetry, Schlieren, beamforming; and experience operating high speed wind tunnel facilities.

Good knowledge of Computational-Fluid-Dynamics (CFD) and use of commercial software (e.g. ANSYS FLUENT).

Programming experience in Matlab and LabVIEW is required, along with a working knowledge of signal processing, image processing, and Computer-Aided-Design (CAD) using SolidWorks.Other Information Desirable experience includes grant proposal writing, project management, working as part of interdisciplinary teams, as well as mentoring graduate and undergraduate students.Contact Info Dr. Louis Cattafesta, [email protected] Information The FAMU-FSU College of Engineering is the unique combination of two outstanding universities with overlapping but distinct missions - the nation's top Historically Black College/University with a Tier-1 research university. As such we provide an outstanding research and entrepreneurship-based education to one of the most diverse student populations in the US. Faculty are employed by one of our partner universities, but hold joint faculty privileges at both institutions.Pay Plan This is a Faculty position.Soft Money Funded Position This is a soft money funded position, with renewal based on available funds and the needs of the University.Criminal Background Check This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check. The background check will be conducted as authorized and in accordance with University Policy 4-OP-C-7-B11.How To Apply If qualified and interested in a specific Faculty job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service.

Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include education details even if attaching a Vita.Request Letters of Reference This position requires that you have three confidential professional letters of recommendation submitted on your behalf. Follow the steps below to request these letters through our system:

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You may also return to the My References link and click on "Send/View Reference Request" to see if your references have responded, add additional references, or resend requests.Tobacco Free Campus Effective January 1, 2014, tobacco use, including simulated tobacco use, is prohibited on property, interior and exterior, owned or managed by Florida State University. This policy applies to all Florida State University students, employees, consultants, contractors, visitors, and external individuals.




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Posted: 5/7/2019
Application Due: 7/15/2019
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