We are seeking a post-doctoral researcher for a position in the St. Anthony Falls Laboratory. The successful candidate will perform research in one or more of the following areas: computational and experimental fluid-particle dynamics, with applications of geophysical fluid flows like debris flows, sediment transport, hillslope creep, beneficial uses of dredged materials, and environmental restoration of oil sands tailings. Responsibilities include conducting experimental, computational, and theoretical multi-phase research, publishing scientific papers, and assisting supervisor in grant application and project reporting, and helping supervise students. The initial appointment is for the period of 12 months. The appointment is renewable pending the availability of funds and satisfactory performance and progress review.
Candidate must have a PhD degree in mechanical engineering, mechanics, aerospace engineering, civil engineering, environment engineering, geo-engineering, applied mathematics, physics, atmospheric science, physical oceanography, or a related field. Experience with experimental, computational, and theoretical work on multi-phase particle-fluid flows is required. Excellent oral and written communication skills in English are preferred along with a strong publication record.
Internal Number: 337895
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