Temp Research Lab - Chemical Engineering

Grand Forks, ND
Jun 09, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Position Information: Duties & Responsibilities

The 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

Necessary pre-requisites for this position are:

    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.
In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the US and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon

Preferred Skills/Desirable Qualifications:

Strong written communication skills are desired for this position. To this end:

    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.
Minimum Hiring Salary

$20 per hour, up to 19 hours per week

Work Schedule/Start Date

Starting date: June 15th, 2021

To Apply

For full consideration, all application materials must be fully submitted by 11:59PM on the closing date.

Additional Information

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All information listed in this position announcement will be used by Human Resources, the Hiring Department, and EO/Title IX for screening, interviewing and selection purposes.

Confidentiality of Application Materials

Pursuant to NDCC 44-04-18.27, applications and any records related to the applications that identify an applicant are confidential, except records related to the finalists of the position, which are open to the public after the search committee has identified the top three finalists who will be invited to campus.

EEO Statement

The University of North Dakota is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or other protected characteristic. Women, minorities, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. Applicants are invited to provide information regarding their gender, race and/or ethnicity, veteran’s status and disability status as part of the application process. This information will remain confidential and separate from your application.

Veteran’s Preference

Veterans claiming preference must submit all proof of eligibility by the closing date. Proof of eligibility includes a DD-214 or NGB 22 and if claiming disabled status, a current letter of disability from the VA dated within the last 12 months.

Clery Statement

In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the University of North Dakota publishes an Annual Security and Fire Safety Report. The report includes the university’s policies, procedures, and programs concerning safety and security, as well as three years’ of crime statistics for our campus. As a prospective employee, you are entitled to a copy of this report. The report and statistical data can be found online at UND.edu. You may also request a paper copy of the report from the UND Police Department located at 3851 Campus Road, Grand Forks, ND, 58202.

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