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Position: Research Assistant/Associate in Experimental Fluid Mechanics
Institution: Newcastle University
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom
Duties: You will play a key role in performing the laboratory experiments, visualising, and measuring fluid flow, processing data, developing numerical simulations, and working as part of the wider team involved in the investigation. You will get the opportunity to collaborate with leading academics in the field and be encouraged to travel and disseminate your findings through conference participation and Journal publications
Requirements: PhD awarded (for Associate level) or close to completion in fluid dynamics (or a closely related discipline area); Honours degree (2.1 or higher) in mathematics, engineering, physical oceanography, or another relevant discipline
   
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Working at Newcastle View profile Search by Keyword Search by Location Show More Options Loading... Contract Type All Faculty/Service Cluster All Academic/Service Unit All Requisition ID All Location All Working Pattern All × Select how often (in days) to receive an alert: Create Alert × Select how often (in days) to receive an alert: Apply now » Already a colleague at Newcastle University? Click here for our Internal Careers page Research Assistant/Associate in Experimental Fluid Mechanics Requisition ID: 26881 Location: Newcastle, GB Contract Type: Fixed Term Working Pattern: Full Time Posted Date: 26 Mar 2024 Salary: Research Assistant £31,396 - £32,982 per annum Research Associate £33,982 - £36,024 per annum Newcastle University is a great place to work, with excellent benefits . We have a generous holiday package; plus the opportunity to buy more, great pension schemes and a number of health and wellbeing initiatives to support you. Closing Date: 30 April 2024 The Role We are excited to invite applications for a Research Assistant/Associate in experimental fluid mechanics. We are keen to hear from those of you who have an interest in the broad field of fluid mechanics. You will join a diverse community of colleagues based in the School of Mathematics, Statistics & Physics at Newcastle and will have access to our fluids laboratory housed in our newly renovated Stephenson Building. The position is funded through a Leverhulme Research Project Grant and includes a generous allowance for travel, training, and dissemination activities. The project will be supervised by Dr Magda Carr at Newcastle University and will involve collaboration with colleagues at the University of Bath, Loughborough University, Penn State University, the University of Waterloo and the New Jersey Institute of Technology. The project will investigate mode-2 internal solitary waves and involve a combination of laboratory-based research and numerical modelling. You will play a key role in performing the laboratory experiments, visualising, and measuring fluid flow, processing data, developing numerical simulations, and working as part of the wider team involved in the investigation. You will get the opportunity to collaborate with leading academics in the field and be encouraged to travel and disseminate your findings through conference participation and Journal publications. The role is full time, fixed term for a period of 30 months and the anticipated start date of 1 June 2024 is negotiable. You will be supervised by Dr Magda Carr at Newcastle University and in addition will work closely with co-investigators Dr Ricardo Barros (Loughborough University) and Prof Paul Milewski (University of Bath & Penn State University). This opportunity presents you with the following prospects: The opportunity to collaborate with world-leading academic experts on stably stratified flows, in the field of internal waves The opportunity to work in a cross-disciplinary team utilising a range of techniques including experiments, numerical modelling, and applied mathematics Publishing research in high quality journals and presenting papers at international conferences Please contact Dr Magda Carr at magda.carr@newcastle.ac.uk if you would like to discuss the opportunity further. To apply please upload a CV and a letter of application which outlines how you can evidence the knowledge, skills and experience required in the person specification below. Key Accountabilities Conduct experimental research in the field of mode-2 internal solitary waves Conduct numerical simulations in the field of mode-2 internal solitary waves Manage research work and the efficient use of resources Manage various research activities simultaneously Ensure project plans are completed and reviewed Monitor project progress and deliver results within given schedules Provide regular research project performance update reports to the project team The Person (Essential) Knowledge, Skills and Experience Experience in experimental flow visualisation and measurement technologies and/or computational fluid dynamics Knowledge in collection of data sets and data interpretation Ability to work in collaboration with a multi-disciplinary team Experience of, or exposure to article publications in high profile journals Experience of, or exposure to the dissemination of research outputs to a range of audiences in a variety of formats and settings (e.g. peers, students, public; journal papers, conferences and web material) Desirable Good understanding of experimental fluid dynamics including particle image velocimetry Good understanding of numerical computation of fluid dynamics including high-performance computing Understanding of internal solitary waves Very good communication and written skills Demonstrate teaching skills Knowledge in proposal writing Attributes and Behaviour Good inter-personal skills and the ability to liaise with the research team involved Experience of, or exposure to presenting and explaining research outputs in different ways Willingness to travel locally, nationally, or internationally at the discretion of the Principal Investigator Ability to work independently, and flexibly as part of a multi-disciplinary team Committed to embedding the values of equality and diversity in all aspects of the work Potential for leadership in research and innovation Qualifications PhD awarded (for Associate level) or close to completion in fluid dynamics (or a closely related discipline area) Honours degree (2.1 or higher) in mathematics, engineering, physical oceanography, or another relevant discipline Newcastle University is a global University where everyone is treated with dignity and respect. 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We are a Disability Confident employer and will offer an interview to disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for the role as part of the offer and interview scheme. In addition, we are a member of the Euraxess initiative supporting researchers in Europe. Requisition ID: 26881 Contact Us Apply now » Find similar jobs: Research/Clinical Research Careers Careers Home View All Job Categories Register Privacy Policy Contact Us © 2023 Newcastle University
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