Postdoctoral Research Associate, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

New York, United States
Salary Not Specified
Nov 16, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
Position Summary

The Center for Hybrid Rocket Exascale Simulation Technology ( CHREST ) at University at Buffalo, State University of New York (UB- SUNY ) has an opening for a Postdoctoral Research Associate, available immediately.

CHREST is a newly funded PSAAP III Center by the Department of Energy focusing on investigating turbulent reacting flow physics of hybrid rocket motors through exascale computing coupled with model reduction strategies and machine learning algorithms for design optimization and uncertainty quantification.

In this position, you will be focusing on the numerical simulations of turbulent reacting flows. You will be expected to be a key player in the Center and capable of collaborating with other researchers from academia and National Labs. In addition, you should have the ability to mentor undergraduate and graduate students and compose proposals.

Successful candidates will be appointed on a year-to-year basis, renewable upon satisfactory annual review. Interested applicants should send their application package, including a cover letter, CV, and names of at least three professional references. All applications should be submitted through UB Jobs.

Outstanding Benefits Package
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit – all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages .

About UB
The University at Buffalo is SUNY’s most comprehensive public research university, and an outstanding place to work. UB amplifies ambition for faculty and staff by offering endless possibilities to achieve more. Here, people from all backgrounds and cultures challenge and inspire each other to discover, learn and succeed. Dedicated staff and engaged faculty collaborate to further knowledge and understanding, and develop tenacious graduates who are valued for their talents and their impact on global society. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo .

As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer, the Research Foundation will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin and veteran or disability status.

Minimum Qualifications
  • A PhD degree in mechanical or aerospace engineering or a closely related field
  • Experience in Lagragian droplet tracking algorithms, multiphase reacting flows and turbulence simulation ( DNS & LES )
  • A proven track record of publications in leading journals

  • Preferred Qualifications

    Candidates with experience in machine learning are preferred.

    For more information, click the "How to Apply" button.

Similar jobs

Similar jobs