Research Associate in Modelling Turbulent Flow in Porous Media

University of Manchester

Applicants are invited for the post of Research Associate in Transport in Porous Media to perform high-fidelity computational modeling aiming revolutionize our fundamental understanding of, and predictive modelling capabilities for, the turbulent heat transfer in porous materials. You will be responsible for the development, running, and interpretation of computational fluid dynamics (CFD) as part of a collaborative team. You should possess a PhD (or be near completion with thesis submitted) in engineering, physics, or applied mathematics, and have a background in turbulent CFD research (LES/DNS) and parallel computation with an interest in experimental studies.

The Department of MACE is the largest engineering centre within the Faculty of Science and Engineering at the University of Manchester. Manchester was the birthplace of the engineering discipline, and MACE has historical routes in the Institute of Mechanics in founded in 1824. Today the Department hosts 1300 undergraduate and 450 postgraduate students, delivers undergraduate programmes across Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering, and MSc programmes in both technical engineering subjects and management. With 120 academic staff, 90 technical and support staff, and 300 postgraduate research students and post-docs, the Department is at the forefront of engineering education in the UK.

The School/Department is strongly committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN charter for gender equality in higher education. The School/Department holds a Bronze Award for their good practice in relation to gender; including flexible working arrangements, family-friendly policies, and support to allow staff to achieve a god work-life balance. We positively welcome applications from women for this post. All appointments will always be made on merit. For further information, please visit:

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Blended working arrangements may be considered       

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Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Yasser Mahmoudi Larimi

Email: [email protected]

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This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.

Please see the link below for the Further Particulars document which contains the person specification criteria.

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