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PHD POSITION AT UNIVERSITY OF GREENWICH, UK

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(From Andrew Kao, UK)

PhD Scholarship: Energy Saving Induction Melting by Electromagnetic Containment

 

Location:                                 Computational Science and Engineering Group, University of Greenwich, Old Royal Naval College, Park Row, London, SE10 9LS

Duration:                                Bursary available for 3 years. Year 1: £15,009, Years 2 and 3: in line with RCUK rate

Starting date:                        1 September, 2019

Application Deadline:           10 July, 2019

Further information:             https://www.gre.ac.uk/research/study/research-studentships-and-scholarships

Contact:                                  Dr Andrew Kao (a.kao@gre.ac.uk)

 

 

Kind regards,

Andrew Kao

PostDoc position in Computational MHD at UCLA

PostDoc position in Computational MHD at UCLA

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from: Sergey Smolentsev

 

Opening: Postdoctoral position in Computational MHD/LM blanket design and analysis

Location: University of California at Los Angeles, USA, Dept. of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Duration: 1 year with possible extension to 2 or 3 years

Starting date: As soon as possible

Application deadline: June 30, 2019

Requirements to the candidate: experience of computing LM MHD flows for fusion blanket applications with one or more CFD codes: CFX, FLUENT, OPENFOAM, COMSOL or others

Contact: Dr. Sergey Smolentsev (sergey@fusion.ucla.edu)

PHD POSITION AT HZDR, GERMANY

 

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(from Andre Giesecke, HZDR, Germany )

The Institute of Fluid Dynamics at Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf (HZDR, https://www.hzdr.de) invites for applications for a PhD position in the field of experimental fluid dynamics.

The research tasks involve experiments on precessing fluid flows and are essential for the preparation of the large scale dynamo currently under construction at HZDR.

The PhD student will be responsible for running regular experiments at the water precession experiment and will conduct he related measurements. The tasks include an upgrade of the experiment and the involvement in the preparation of the forthcoming dynamo experiments. Intensive cooperation is mandatory with the project partners at Ruhr-Universitaet Bochum (Prof. R. Grauer), where related numerical models are conducted.

The position will be available from 1 July 2019. The employment contract is limited to three years.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Diploma or M.Sc in physics/mechanical engineering or related subjects with very good marks and a profound background in fluid dynamics and/or magnetohydrodynamics
  • experience in the operation of experiments, preferably in the field of fluid dynamics
  • willingness for close cooperation with project partners from Universitaet Bochum who will conduct related numerical studies (includes travel to Bochum 1-2 times a year)
  • scientific approach to research questions, self-dependent working style and excellent written and oral communication skills in English

WE OFFER:

  • high scientific professional networking as well as scientific excellence
  • internationality and diversity
  • interesting and diverse tasks, flexible working hours, salary based on the collective agreement TVöD-Bund
  • equality of opportunity and family-friendly structures, corporate health management
  • attractive work and research terms in a highly motivated team

Kindly submit your completed application (including cover letter, CV, diplomas/transcripts, etc.) by 30 April 2019 online via https://www.hzdr.de/db/Cms?pNid=490&pOid=57754&pContLang=en

Andre Giesecke

Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf

Institute of Fluid Dynamics — Magnetohydrodynamics

Tel.: +49-351-260 2227.

Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Magnetohydrodynamics (100%)

from Andy Jackson (ETH Zürich, Institut für Geophysik)

The Earth and Planetary Magnetism Group at the Institute of Geophysics at ETH Zurich studies planetary magnetism with a strong focus on the Earth. Part of our group is devoted to the mechanisms underlying the generation and evolution of the magnetic field of a planet following theoretical, numerical and experimental approaches.

Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Magnetohydrodynamics (100%)

The position will develop theory and algorithms for the solution of a new class of self-consistent solution to the governing equations of dynamo theory. Depending on background and experience, the fellow will work on one of the following topics: (i) Application of optimal control to the inviscid fluid dynamical equations, together with analytic treatment of viscous effects (ii) Implicit methods of time-stepping (iii) Development of algorithms for anelastic treatment of giant planets. (iv) Understanding geomagnetic reversals. The project is funded by the ERC and the position is for 2 years in the first instance, with the possibility of renewal.

The successful candidate will have a background in mathematics or physical sciences and be expected to (i) carry out his/her own research projects, (ii) co-supervise undergraduate- and graduate-level thesis projects, and (iii) possibly contribute to the teaching of general geophysics courses. We seek a good team-player who can join a small team of about 10 others. Evidence of high performance computing experience is required. The working language of the department is English. At the time of the appointment, the successful candidate must have a doctoral degree in geophysics or a related subject.

We look forward to receiving your online application including the following documents: a full CV, short statement of experience and research interests. Please note that we exclusively accept applications submitted through our online application portal. Applications via email or postal services will not be considered.

For further information about the group, please visit our website: www.epm.ethz.ch. For further information about the position, please contact Prof Andrew Jackson by e-mail, ajackson@ethz.ch (no applications).

Applications should be made online at

Associate Research Physicist (MRI) Position at Princeton Plasma Lab, US

Department:  PPPL Plasma Science,  Category:  Research and Laboratory,  Full-Time.

Overview

The successful candidate will perform the experimental campaigns with both the liquid metal Magnetorotational Instability (MRI) experiment and the Hydrodynamic Turbulence Experiment (HTX) by continuously improving device and diagnostics capabilities to study physics of rotating fluids including: MRI; geophysical, solar, and astrophysical flows; and centrifuge applications.

The Princeton Department of Astrophysical Sciences and Plasma Physics Laboratory seek to fill an Associate Research Physicist position. Under supervision by senior personnel, the researcher will conduct campaigns with the liquid-metal MagnetoRotational Instability experiment to investigate: mechanisms for fast angular momentum transport; aspects of geophysical, solar, and astrophysical flows; and the use of the apparatus as a high-efficiency centrifuge.  Candidates must have an extensive background in experimental physics, preferably fluid dynamics, liquid-metal MHD, or plasma physics.

Responsibilities

Major responsibilities include: handling liquid gallium in the laboratory; designing and implementing diagnostics; performing experiments; analyzing data; and interpreting, presenting and publishing results jointly with other researchers. Coordination with other technical, engineering and administrative personnel will also be essential.

Qualifications

Applicant should have a Ph.D. in plasma physics or related physics, with preference given to applicants with experience in fluid dynamics, liquid metal MHD and its diagnostics, data acquisition, data processing, and applications to astrophysics and geophysics.  Appointments will begin as soon as feasible.

Interested persons should submit a curriculum vita, bibliography, a statement of research interests, and provide contact information for three references.    For further inquiries, contact hji@pppl.gov or egilson@pppl.gov.

Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

More Info and Link to the orignal advertisment

 

Reader/Professor within the Fluid and Complex Systems Research Centre (Coventry, UK)

 

Job title Reader/Professor within the Fluid and Complex Systems Research Centre
Job reference REQ006189
Application closing date 09/11/2018
Faculty / School or Service Faculty of Engineering, Environment & Computing
Salary £50,141 – £62,558 per annum
Package As one of Coventry’s biggest employers, we offer some pretty impressive benefits including an excellent pension scheme and generous holiday allowances.
Job category/type Research

Job description

The Fluid and Complex Systems Research Centre, based at Coventry University is looking to recruit a Reader or a Professor to a new research leadership position. This leading Centre brings together over one hundred leading applied mathematicians, experimentalists, theoreticians, and specialists in scientific computing to tackle cutting edge challenges in fluid and complex systems.

The Centre currently consists of four research groups:

  • Fluid Dynamics
  • Advanced Computing
  • Statistical Physics
  • Flow Measurement and Smart Pipes

Our research benefits from an impressive and growing network of academic, commercial and government partnerships across the globe. We have a current portfolio of 35 active research projects, worth over GBP 11M ranging from prestigious research grants to industrial research contracts. Our unique combination of expertise and facilities allows us to work across multiple research topics industrial sectors to be one of the UK’s leading research centres in fluid mechanics.

We are looking for an experienced engineering fluid mechanics academic on the career pathway to a Professorship position, who will establish a fifth research group in the Centre to be focused on engineering applications of fluid mechanics. The new group will specialise in engineering problems with the unique advantage of the in-house support of world-leading experts in fundamental fluid mechanics, physics, computing and instrumentation from the existing groups.  You will have the passion to lead the development and delivery of a research area relevant to the Centre and capable of stepping into a strong leadership role.

The requirements for this post include:

  • leading in one or more academic disciplines aligned to engineering fluid mechanics, for example, flow control, material processing, fluid-structure interaction, or others.
  • record of success in achieving high quality research funding from UK and overseas bodies, or industrial partners.
  • strong record of PhD supervision with more than 3 successful completions within the last 5 years.
  • highly motivated individual.
  • extensive high quality publishing record.
  • willingness and ability to lead a multidisciplinary research team.

For further information or informal discussions regarding this appointment, please contact:

Please click here to view the Job Description and Person Specification

 

Interview date: w/c 3rd December 2018

Research Associate in experimental Fluid Mechanics at Coventry

Centre for Flow Measurement and Fluid Mechanics at Coventry University is looking for quick employment of Research Associate in experimental Fluid Mechanics.

Job title Research Associate

Job reference REQ006109

Application closing date 18/07/2018

Faculty / School or Service: Faculty of Engineering, Environment & Computing

Salary: £31,611 – £40,002 per annum

Package As one of Coventry’s biggest employers, we offer some pretty impressive benefits including an excellent pension scheme and generous holiday allowances.

Job category/type Research

 

Research Associate – Centre for Flow Measurement and Fluid Mechanics

Coventry University has established a significant Research Centre in Flow Measurement and Fluid Mechanics. The Centre has been in existence for 18 months and has established a solid and active portfolio of projects with substantial external funding success from funders. The Centre focuses on the high value to be gained from linking the applied art of flow measurement with the fundamental science of fluid mechanics and most of our work involves experimental, computational and theoretical foundations.

As part of our research strategy the Centre is now looking for a talented Research Associate to join our team to support the delivery of a growing portfolio of research projects.  The post-holder will predominantly assist in the delivery of externally-funded research projects for a variety of UK and international organisations.

With experience in a research environment and a good understanding of research methods with strong experimental focus, you should have a good level of knowledge in fluid flow and flow instrumentation and an ability to apply this knowledge in a multi-disciplinary environment. The post-holder must be comfortable working in a laboratory or industrial environment.

You must have a PhD or have equivalent professional experience in fluid dynamics, applied mathematics, applied physics or a similar discipline. Excellent critical analysis, project management, communication skills and well-developed interpersonal skills are essential, as is the ability to work effectively in a team and on your own initiative. Some of the projects will involve working away from Coventry, with the need to travel elsewhere in the UK and Europe for short periods.

 

To find out more about our work and to tell us more about how you can contribute, visit our website and register your interest or apply online.

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Dr Alex Pedchenko at aa3025@coventry.ac.uk

Apply online at: Link

 

PhD Student at HZDR, Dresden (7/01/2018) — numerical simulations on the magnetic field assisted electrodeposition

Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf, HZDR

A member of the Helmholtz Association of German Research Centers, the HZDR employs about 1,100 people. The Center’s focus is on interdisciplinary research in the areas energy, health, and matter. All research is conducted in close collaboration with other members of the Helmholtz Association as well as with universities, non-university affiliated research institutes, and industry.
For additional information please visit: https://www.hzdr.de.  The Institute of Fluid Dynamics invites applications for

PhD Student (m/f) for numerical simulations on the magnetic field assisted electrodeposition of nano-structured metal layers

The position will be available from 01 March 2018. The employment contract is limited to three years. The regular weekly working time will be 29,25 hours. The salary is based on the collective agreement TVöD-Bund.
The place of work is Dresden-Rossendorf. This position is part of a joint German-Polish DFG-NCN research project and offers interplay with corresponding experimental work and cooperation with the partner institutions TU Dresden, IFW Dresden and AGH University of Applied Sciences, Krakow. A corresponding call of the experimental position at TU Dresden exists. A graduation at the Technische Universität Dresden is possible.

Requirements:

Distinct university graduation in engineering or natural science, preferably in fluid mechanics, physics, mathematics, chemistry, process engineering or material science

Desirable: experience in numerical simulations and programming skills as well as knowledge of mathematical modelling of multi-physics problems strong interest in interdisciplinary scientific work good proficiency in the English language

Tasks:

Development of numerical models for the electrodeposition of metals and alloys in external magnetic fields simulations of the influence of Lorentz- and magnetic gradient force on the deposition at ferromagnetic cones from the mm down to the nano-meter scale interplay with experimental work performed at partners to validate the results and to jointly formulate empirical models for optimizing the nano-structuring effect

If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Gerd Mutschke, Tel.: +49 351 260 – 2480 or Prof. Dr. Kerstin Eckert, Tel.: +49 351 260 – 3860.

Kindly submit your completed application (including cover letter, CV, diplomas/transcripts, etc.) by 7 January 2018 only via Online application https://www.hzdr.de/jobs.
The HZDR is committed to equal opportunity employment and we strongly encourage applications from qualified female candidates. We also carefully consider all applications from job candidates with severe disabilities.

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Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf
Personnel Department
Bautzner Landstraße 400
01328 Dresden

Postdoc in fluid mechanics (31/12/2017)

KTH Royal Institute of Technology, School of Engineering Sciences (original post https://www.kth.se/en/om/work-at-kth/lediga-jobb/what:job/jobID:175557/where:4/ )

KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm has grown to become one of Europe’s leading technical and engineering universities, as well as a key centre of intellectual talent and innovation. We are Sweden’s largest technical research and learning institution and home to students, researchers and faculty from around the world. Our research and education covers a wide area including natural sciences and all branches of engineering, as well as in architecture, industrial management, urban planning, history and philosophy.

The Linné FLOW Centre (www.flow.kth.se) organizes research in fundamental fluid mechanics at KTH and is one of twenty original centers of excellence set up by the Swedish Research Council (VR). The centre was established with a vision as an outstanding environment for fundamental research in fluid mechanics, where innovative research is born and future research leaders are fostered. It has become one of the internationally-leading research groups in fluid mechanics.

Job description

The research topic is fluid mechanics in the context of one of the following areas:

  • Stability and Control
  • Turbulence and Geophysical Flows
  • Micro- and Complex Flows
  • Aeroacoustics and Compressible Flows
  • Heat Transfer and Reactive Flows
  • e-Science in Fluid Mechanics

The exact topic of the work is not fixed. The applicant is invited to contact researchers at Linné FLOW Centre (www.flow.kth.se), who then act as FLOW Principal Investigator, to define a specific research topic. A potential second year of Postdoc should be agreed upon with the FLOW PI.

Qualifications

We are looking for a candidate with a doctoral education (completed in the last three years or completed latest March 2018) in a relevant scientific field.

Trade union representatives

You will find contact information to trade union representatives at KTH:s webbpage.

Application

Log into KTH’s recruitment system in order to apply to this position. You are the main responsible to ensure that your application is complete according to the ad.

Your complete application must be received at KTH no later than the last day of application, midnight CET/CEST (Central European Time/Central European Summer Time).

Applications should contain the following:

  1. Max. 2 pages project description written by the applicant
  2. CV of the applicant including list of publications
  3. At least one letter of recommendation
  4. Short statement of FLOW Principal Investigator (support letter)

NOTE: Applications without support letter from the FLOW PI will not be considered.

Others

We firmly decline all contact with staffing and recruitment agencies and job ad salespersons.

Disclaimer: In case of discrepancy between the Swedish original and the English translation of the job announcement, the Swedish version takes precedence.

Type of employment Temporary position longer than 6 months
Contract type Full time
First day of employment According to the agreement (early 2018)
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100%
City Stockholm
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number S-2017-1975
Contact
  • Philipp Schlatter, Docent, +46 8 790 71 76, pschlatt@mech.kth.se
Published 30.Oct.2017
Last application date 31.Dec.2017 11:59 PM CET

Research Associate at Coventry University [ Flow Measurement ], UK (03/01/2018)

Research Associate

Coventry University – Faculty of Engineering, Environment & Computing

Full Time, Fixed Term 3 years

Coventry University has established a significant Research Centre in Flow Measurement and Fluid Mechanics. The Centre has been in existence for 18 months and has established a solid and active portfolio of projects with substantial external funding success from funders. The Centre focuses on the high value to be gained from linking the applied art of flow measurement with the fundamental science of fluid mechanics and most of our work involves experimental, computational and theoretical foundations.

As part of our research strategy the Centre is now looking for a talented research associate to join our team to support the delivery of a growing portfolio of research projects.  The post-holder will predominantly assist in the delivery of externally-funded research projects for a variety of UK and international organisations.

With experience in a research environment and a good understanding of research methods with strong experimental focus, you should have a good level of knowledge in fluid flow and flow instrumentation and an ability to apply this knowledge in a multi-disciplinary environment. The post-holder must be comfortable working in a laboratory or industrial environment.

You must have a PhD or have equivalent professional experience in fluid dynamics, applied mathematics, applied physics or a similar discipline. Excellent critical analysis, project management, communication skills and well-developed interpersonal skills are essential, as is the ability to work effectively in a team and on your own initiative. Some of the projects will involve working away from Coventry, with the need to travel elsewhere in the UK and Europe for short periods.

As one of Coventry’s biggest employers, we offer some pretty impressive benefits including an excellent pension scheme and generous holiday allowances.

To find out more about our work and to tell us more about how you can contribute, visit our website and register your interest or apply online.

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Dr Alex Pedchenko at aa3025@coventry.ac.uk.

Closing date: 3rd January 2018

Interviews w/c : 22nd January 2018.

To apply, please visit:

https://staffrecruitment.coventry.ac.uk/tlive_webrecruitment/wrd/run/ETREC107GF.open?VACANCY_ID%3d896132H0ic&WVID=1861420Izv&LANG=USA

Original advert: http://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/BGC463/research-associate/