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Postdoctoral Research Scholar

The University of Iowa

Iowa City , Iowa 52242
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IIHR—Hydroscience & Engineering, THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA, has an immediate opening for a Postdoctoral Research Scholar in the area of computational fluid dynamics (CFD). Candidates must have earned a doctorate in mechanical or aerospace engineering, or a closely related discipline, and have interests in CFD modeling and numerical methods for code development and practical applications. Current focus areas include high order discretization schemes on non-orthogonal curvilinear grid; conservative convection schemes; multi-grid and local-grid refinement methods; two-phase interface tracking and modeling; two-phase turbulence simulation and modeling; and ship hydrodynamics applications. Strong coding experience and skills using HPC with MPI and programming languages (Fortran or C) are required. Excellent written and oral communication skills are essential. Knowledge of multi-block structured grid, dynamic overset grid, and grid generation technologies is a plus. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.


Applicants should submit a resume with a list of at least three references and copies of selected publications, if appropriate, to Zhaoyuan Wang, IIHR—Hydroscience & Engineering, The University of Iowa, 223-B SHL, Iowa City, IA 52242-1585 or by e-mail to zhaoyuan-wang@uiowa.edu AND iihr-employment@uiowa.edu with the subject header Job Posting #108706 CFD/PD.


Applications will be screened as they are received and accepted until the position is filled. Information about IIHR is available on the web at: http://www.iihr.uiowa.edu. Information regarding the Office of Postdoctoral Scholars can be found at http://postdoc.grad.uiowa.edu.


The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. The University also affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities and equal access to University facilities. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply for all employment vacancies. For additional information on nondiscrimination policies, contact the Coordinator of Title IX and Section 504, and the ADA in The Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity, 319/335-0705 (voice) or 319/335-0697 (text), The University of Iowa, 202 Jessup Hall, Iowa City, Iowa, 52242-1316.


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