Job Title: Post Doctoral Fellow 1
Posting Number: 000336
Hiring Department: Mathematics
Grade: RSE 203
Hiring Range: 2,092.17-3,085.33
Full Time/Part Time: Full Time
App Type Search By: External / Internal
Possesses, understands, and applies a comprehensive knowledge in area of specialization. Develops understanding and skills to allow for completion of assignments that cross fields of specialization. Develops leadership and management skills.
Reviews progress and evaluates results of experiments or projects under control or supervisory responsibility. Recommends changes in research procedure. May be responsible for a single highly technical and complex piece of research equipment.
Receives supervision. May plan for and assign personnel to projects under control. May review and evaluate the effectiveness of personnel. Operates with latitude for unreviewed action.
Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. Degree
Additional Posting Information:
A postdoctoral position is available in computational fluid dynamics in the Mathematics Department at the University of Houston.
Duties will include working on multiscale modeling and simulations for heterogeneous particulate flows and producing standard scientific outputs in the form of publications, presentations, and programming code.
The position requires knowledge of fluid mechanics/dynamics, numerical analysis, finite element approximation, as well as a solid background in PDEs and functional analysis. Solid programming skills and expertise in multiscale modeling/simulations are essential for this position.
Knowledge of parallel computing will be a plus but is not required.
The successful candidates would have a Ph.D. in Mathematics or closely related discipline; demonstrated ability to contribute to the advancement of research project through innovative research experience and publications.
The position is offered with an initial time period of 4.5 months with the option of an extension up to a year. Upon approval of the Provost’s office and successfully meeting additional qualifications, the successful applicant may have the opportunity to teach one course per semester in the Department of Mathematics at the University of Houston for an additional stipend.
Security Sensitive Position: No
Retirement Program: TRS
Expected Closing Date: On or Before 06/07/2012
Open Until Filled: Yes