The George Mason University Department of Physics and Astronomy, within the College of Science, invites highly qualified candidates to apply for a Postdoctoral Fellow position. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.
About the Position:
The Center for Computational Fluid Dynamics at George Mason University is seeking a qualified Post-Doctoral candidate for a new effort in the field of multiscale high-yield blast physics.
Development, modification and application of large-scale, production codes to multiscale high-yield blast physics problems;
Running large-scale problems on supercomputing platforms;
Interaction with several national teams working on this project;
Attendance of meetings with the aim of briefing other groups and progress and developments;
Independent compilation of data, results of runs, and writing of progress reports and publications.
Completed a PhD in the field of Physics or Aerospace Engineering;
Demonstrated working and authorship (i.e. code-writing) experience with large-scale computational fluid dynamics codes;
Solid knowledge of shock physics;
Knowledge of the FORTRAN and C programming languages;
Knowledge and experience with high-performance computing platforms;
Ability to work independently, as well as collaborate with a multidisciplinary team;
Experience in managing and reporting on large data sets;
Excellent oral and written communication skills in English.
Salary: The anticipated starting salary is between $75,000 - $80,000 annually, commensurate with education and experience.
Location: Fairfax, VA
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