Research Scientist

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Work type: Faculty Full-Time
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Engineering/Computer Science, Research/Scientific/Grants
Department:19020000 - EG-MECHANICAL / AEROSPACE ENG

Classification Title:

Research Scientist

Job Description:

The Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering in the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering at the University of Florida invites applications for a twelve-­month non-tenure track, full-time position at the rank of Research Scientist in the Center for Compressible Multiphase Turbulence.

The unique and exciting aspects of this position are the possibility of working with some of the world's largest massively parallel computing platforms, the opportunity to work on a complex multi-disciplinary, multi-physics, multi-scale problem of national importance, being exposed to a wide-ranging problems involving physics, mechanics, computer science, and numerical methods, and, finally, the possibility to work with Department of Energy National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) scientists and spend extended periods working at the DOE NNSA labs.

Advertised Salary:

$64,000 - $65,000 commensurate with qualifications and experience

Minimum Requirements:

The successful candidate will have a PhD in Engineering or related field with preferred prior experience in microfluidics.

The successful candidate will be expected to conduct research in the area of compressible multiphase turbulence, advance very large-scale simulation science, and perform integrated tasks across multiple disciplines.

Preferred Qualifications:

The successful candidate will have a PhD in a related engineering field, a minimum of five years of post-doctorate experience, a demonstrated record of individual initiative in research, strong analytic skills, and potential to become an independent academic researcher. It is preferred that candidates possess experience in two or more of the following areas: (1) CFD; in particular high-order finite elements, discontinuous Galerkin methods, front-capturing methods, (2) large (peta) scale simulations, and (3) high performance computing.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

To be considered for this position, interested persons must apply through the Careers at UF website and provide a letter of interest, detailed curriculum vitae, a teaching summary and long-term goals, along with the names and email addresses of three or more references.

Final candidates will be required to provide an official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not considered "official" if a designation of "Issued to Student" is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

University of Florida counts among its greatest strengths - and a major component of its excellence -
that it values broad diversity in its faculty, students, and staff and creates a robust, inclusive and
welcoming climate for learning, research and other work. UF is committed to equal educational and
employment opportunity and access and seeks individuals of all races, ethnicities, genders and other
attributes who, among their many exceptional qualifications, have a record of including a broad
diversity of individuals in work and learning activities. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352/392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800/955-8771 (TDD).

The selection process will be conducted in accord with the provisions of Florida's 'Government in the Sunshine' and Public Records Laws. Search committee meetings and interviews will be open to the public, and applications, resumes, and many other documents related to the search will be available for public inspection. The University of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

This requisition has been reposted. Previous applicants are still under consideration and need not apply.

Health Assessment Required: No


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