Michigan State University(MSU) Research Associate-Fixed Term in East Lansing, Michigan
h3Position Summary/h3 The department of mechanical engineering is looking for a research associate (postdoc) in multiphase flow and heat transfer. The postdoctoral research associate will work to develop and study novel mass, momentum, and thermal transport for a novel process water remediation technology. Successful candidates bring along a well-balanced combination of experimental and analytical capabilities in the thermal and fluid sciences. h3Required Degree/h3 Doctorate -Mechanical Engineering or equivalent h3Minimum Requirements/h3 liExcellent analytical skills, in particular the ability to develop analytical and numerical heat and mass transfer models of complex multiphase flow systems with evaporation and condensation/li liExperience in developing numerical simulations of heat and mass transfer/li liGood background in three or more of the following programming languages: Fortran, C, C++, Matlab, Python/li liExperience in designing, assembling, and testing experimental devices for thermal fluid systems,/li liBackground in data acquisition and analysis,/li liBackground in mass transport kinetics,/li liGood English writing and presentation skills,/li liGood teamwork and interpersonal skills./li liBackground in CFD/li /ul h3Desired Qualifications/h3 liExperience in simulating multiphase flow through complex media/li liHeat exchanger design/li liBackground in water chemistry/li liStrong understanding of thermodynamics of multicomponent mixtures/li /ul h3Required Application Materials/h3 Please submit a CV and cover letter. h3Website/h3 me.msu.edu h3MSU Statement/h3 Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.