Temp Research Lab - Chemical Engineering
Position Information: Duties & ResponsibilitiesThe primary responsibilities of this position are: to assist in the development of modeling tools in the areas of computational heat transfer and combustion, and to actively participate in the writing of grant-proposals seeking extra-mural funding in an effort to make their position self-sustaining on a longer-term. The work may include, but not be limited to:
- Developing a suite of modeling tools that can assist towards understanding ash deposition characteristics in coal-fired boilersActively identifying and seeking extra-mural funding opportunities and assisting the PIs in pursuing these opportunities in an effort to make their position self-sustaining on a longer termIndependently taking the initiative to write research papers/ review articles based on the results of their researchAssisting current graduate students with their research activities
- A Ph. D. in Chemical/Mechanical/Aerospace Engineering by the start date. A strong background and research experience in the area(s) of: Thermal and Fluid Sciences or CombustionFamiliarity with the commercial code ANSYS FLUENTProgramming experience in FORTRANSuccessful completion of criminal history records check.
- Candidates with previous grant writing experience, or who have been awarded research contracts/fellowships will be strongly preferred.Additionally, a history of publishing in peer-reviewed Journals/Conference Proceedings as a primary/principal author is also a big plus.