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Job Record #16926
TitlePostdoctoral Research Associate in CFD
CategoryJob in Academia
EmployerNewcastle University
LocationUnited Kingdom, Select, Newcastle-upon-Tyne
InternationalYes, international applications are welcome
Closure DateFriday, February 05, 2021
The Role

We are delighted to be seeking a dedicated individual to join the Fluid 
Dynamics and Thermal Systems research group, which has cutting-edge 
expertise in Computational Fluid Dynamics and multi-phase flows.

 You will work on the subject of Direct Numerical Simulations of Premixed 
Flame-Wall Interaction in Turbulent Boundary Layers utilising high-
performance computing at the School of Engineering of Newcastle University.  
You will be involved in presenting research outcomes in international 
conferences and interaction with industrial colleagues, thus requiring 
excellent interpersonal skills as essential.

This position is full time (37 hours per week) on a fixed term basis, 
available immediately for 3 years

For more information about the School of Engineering, please click here 

Further particulars and informal enquiries may be addressed to Prof Nilanjan 
Chakraborty, , Tel: 0191-208 3570.

 As part of our commitment to career development for research staff, the 
University has developed 3 levels of research role profiles.  These profiles 
set out firstly the generic competences and responsibilities expected of 
role holders at each level and secondly the general qualifications and 
experiences needed for entry at a particular level.

Key Accountabilities

You will be expected to carry out computational analysis of turbulent 
premixed flame-wall interaction in turbulent boundary layers
You will also be expected to perform DNS simulations using high performance 
computing resources and post-process the data to develop improved models for 
Reynolds Averaged Navier Stokes and Large Eddy Simulations
Responsibility of reporting duties and meetings associated with the work
Taking a leading role in the dissemination of research outcomes including 
the preparation of research papers describing the research work performed.

The Person (Essential) Knowledge, Skills and Experience

• Experience in using/developing decision-support tools and/or assessment of 
innovation and technology using performance indicators
• Understanding and experience of Direct Numerical Simulations (Desirable)
• Understanding and experience in using high performance computing and 
parallel programming (Desirable)
• Understanding and experience in mathematical modelling and analytical 
reasoning (Desirable)
• Knowledge of FORTRAN programming (Desirable)
• Experience in parallel programming and high performance computing 

Attributes and Behaviour

Ability to write computer programmes
Ability to successfully write research journal papers
Ability to carry out original research
Ability to communicate and present the research outcomes in front of 
academic and industrial colleagues
Excellent written and oral skills


PhD in a relevant subject (combustion, computational fluid dynamics, 
turbulence, applied mathematics, applied physics)
First or upper second class honours degree in an engineering or applied 
physics or applied mathematics

For application please follow the instructions: 
Contact Information:
Please mention the CFD Jobs Database, record #16926 when responding to this ad.
NameProf. Nilanjan Chakraborty
Email ApplicationNo
AddressSchool of Engineering
Newcastle University
Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE1 7RU, UK
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