Postdoctoral Research Associate in Computational Fluid Dynamics
Contract Type Fixed Term
Hours Full Time
Job Type Research
Salary £27,511 - £32,816 per annum
Vacancy Type Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date 31/12/2019
Documents 2850 JD Research AssocCFDP.pdf
The Department of Maritime and Mechanical Engineering seeks to appoint a Research Associate in Computational Fluid Dynamics to work on a research project with academic and industrial partners on a fixed term contact.
The research project considers numerical study of a non-Newtonian fluid over a rotating cylinder with textured surface. Working as a member of a team you will be engaged in the numerical study of a non-Newtonian fluid over a rotating cylinder with textured surface with the objective of improving and optimising the performance of the roll.
You should hold a Bachelors or Masters degree in engineering, applied mathematics or physics plus ideally a PhD degree in fluid mechanics or related field. Experience in CFD using commercial or open-source packages, along with experience of using OpenFOAM or Ansys-Fluent or another commercial CFD package is preferred along with experience in programming.
The position will require you to attend regular project meetings; deliver presentations at conferences, seminars and group meetings; undertake the writing of technical reports, journal and conference papers and visiting industrial collaborators. Other attributes such as an ability to develop creative approaches to problem solving along with effective time-management skills and the ability to work to deadlines for project deliverables are essential.
Informal enquiries may be made to Dr Mehdi Seddighi, email: M.Seddighi@ljmu.ac.uk
LJMU values diversity and provides a supportive and inclusive environment where everyone can fulfil their potential.
Please note all of our vacancies will be closed to applications at midnight on the advertised closing date, unless otherwise stated.
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