Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Posting Number: S02719P
Department: Mechanical Engineering
Salary Range: DOQ
Pay Basis: Monthly
Position Status: Regular full-time
The University of Texas at Dallas is seeking a highly-qualified postdoctoral research fellow in the area of aeroelastic modeling and design optimization of floating offshore wind turbines. This position is in support of a new multi-institution project lead by UT-Dallas funded by ARPA’E’s Atlantis program in the area of floating vertical axis wind turbines. Candidates should have interests and expertise in analysis and design of aero-elastic systems; more specifically, candidates should have background and interests in aerodynamics, structural dynamics, dynamic modeling, and optimization.
Ph.D in a related field.
Preferred Education and Experience:
Preferred qualifications include experience in one or more of the following areas: aero-elasticity, wind energy systems, multi-disciplinary design optimization, hydrodynamics, floating systems, and mentoring student researchers. Anticipated research activities include development and analysis of new control-oriented coupled models of aero-hydro-elastic models for floating verticle axis wind turbines, as well as range of other activities in design optimization.
1) The University of Texas at Dallas is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer (M/F/D/V).
2) All employees serve as a representative of the University and are expected to display respect, civility, professional courtesy, consideration of others and discretion in all interactions with members of the UT Dallas community and the general public.
Internal Number: 13694
About The University of Texas at Dallas
The University of Texas at Dallas is an innovative institution in the heart of North Texas on the path to achieving Tier One national research university status.UT Dallas has grown since its founding in 1969 to include 132 degree programs, with cutting-edge curricula serving a variety of undergraduate and graduate student interests.The University continues its original commitment to providing some of the state's most-lauded science and engineering programs and has also gained prominence for a breadth of educational paths, from criminology to biomedical engineering to arts and technology.The wealth of learning resources available to UT Dallas students is the result of a concentrated effort to attract the top minds on both ends of the classroom relationship. Joining the faculty's Nobel laureate and four National Academies members since 2005 are more than 200 tenure and tenure-track professors hailing from the world's best colleges, including Harvard, MIT, Cambridge and Columbia University. In addition, UT Dallas is home to more than 50 centers, labs and institutes that facilitate research and opportunities for hands-on learning. Students, meanwhile, arrive at UT Dallas well-prepared ...to succeed in higher education: In 2011, nearly 39 percent of freshmen ranked in the top 10 percent of their high school class, and 75 percent ranked in the top 25 percent.With an eye on building a future as bright as its beginnings, UT Dallas will continue its push to attain Tier One research university status and produce graduates who are well-equipped to succeed professionally.