Postdoctoral Appointee Position in Sandia National Laboratories, California

Designation/Position- Postdoctoral Appointee

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Sandia National Laboratories, California offers postdoctoral appointee position on Simulation of Multi-Phase Flow Processes for the candidate having PhD in Engineering, the Physical Sciences, or a related field.

About- This postdoctoral position is a temporary position for up to one year, which may be renewed at Sandia’s discretion up to five additional years. The PhD must have been conferred within five years prior to employment.

Individuals in postdoctoral positions may bid on regular Sandia positions as internal candidates, and in some cases may be converted to regular career positions during their term if warranted by ongoing operational needs, continuing availability of funds, and satisfactory job performance.

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Research/Job area– Engineering, Physical Sciences or a related field

Project title- Simulation of Multi-Phase Flow Processes

Location- Sandia National Laboratories, California

Eligibility/Qualification-

Required Qualifications

  • PhD in Engineering, the Physical Sciences, or a related field;
  • A strong background and training in thermal sciences, fluid mechanics, and combustion sciences;
  • Demonstrated accomplishment in computational research.
     

Desired Qualifications

  • Knowledge of multi-phase, multi-component thermodynamic process at trans-critical conditions;
  • Experience in understanding/simulating the coupling between turbulence and cavitation processes;
  • Experience in coding for efficient  parallel computation;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • The ability to work effectively in a teaming environment. 

Job/Position Description- This postdoctoral position is a temporary position for up to one year, which may be renewed at Sandia’s discretion up to five additional years. The PhD must have been conferred within five years prior to employment.

Individuals in postdoctoral positions may bid on regular Sandia positions as internal candidates, and in some cases may be converted to regular career positions during their term if warranted by ongoing operational needs, continuing availability of funds, and satisfactory job performance.

The Engine Combustion Research Department, in conjunction with the Thermal-Fluids Science and Engineering Department, has an opening for a postdoctoral fellow focused on simulation of multi-phase flow processes;

On any given day, you may be called on to:

  • Work under the mentorship of Sandia technical staff to develop new, high-fidelity computational fluid mechanics models capable of capturing multi-phase processes in fuels sprays, and to apply these models to investigate spray physics;
  • Utilize the fundamental understanding gained through this research to create engineering-level models and predictive tools for engine and fuel behavior;
  • Conducting and reporting on independent research;
  • Participating in program development;
  • Participating in international collaborations with leading engineers and scientists from industry, universities, and other technical institutions.

How to Apply-

  1. Use Sandia’s Careers tool to create a username and password.
  2. Enter “postdoctoral” into the Keywords text field, and click Search. (You can also conduct a separate search with the keyword “fellowship.”)
  3. Browse the list of postdoc openings.
  4. Complete an online application for a specific postdoc opening.

Last Date for Apply– Till position filled.

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