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Michigan State University Research Associate-Fixed Term in East Lansing, Michigan

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Research Associate-Fixed Term

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Work type:Faculty/Academic Staff

Major Administrative Unit / College:College Of Engineering

Department:Mechanical Engineering 10016576

Sub Area:FAS- Fac./Acad Staff

Salary:Salary Commensurate with Experience

Location:East Lansing

Categories:Full Time (90-100%), Fixed Term Academic Staff, Engineers/Architects, Research/Scientific

Position Summary

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.

Required Degree

Doctorate -Mechanical Engineering or equivalent

Minimum Requirements

  • Excellent 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

  • Experience in developing numerical simulations of heat and mass transfer

  • Good background in three or more of the following programming languages: Fortran, C, C++, Matlab, Python

  • Experience in designing, assembling, and testing experimental devices for thermal fluid systems,

  • Background in data acquisition and analysis,

  • Background in mass transport kinetics,

  • Good English writing and presentation skills,

  • Good teamwork and interpersonal skills.

  • Background in CFD

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience in simulating multiphase flow through complex media

  • Heat exchanger design

  • Background in water chemistry

  • Strong understanding of thermodynamics of multicomponent mixtures

Required Application Materials

Please submit a CV and cover letter.



MSU Statement

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.

Advertised:Sep 4, 2019Eastern Daylight Time