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Job Record #17961
TitleResearch fellow on modelling and simulation of flow with icing
CategoryPostDoc Position
EmployerBeijing Institute of Technology
LocationChina, Beijing
InternationalYes, international applications are welcome
Closure Date* None *
Job specification

Prof. Xuerui Mao’s research group at Beijing Institute of Technology (BIT) is seeking postdoctoral researchers 

on the modelling and simulation of the icing process on flexible structures.

The duty of the role is within the range of: 1) developing and programming novel algorithms on the interaction 

between fluid and flexible structures in flow with icing, 2) performing large-scale simulations, 3) co-

supervising postgraduate students and co-writing reports and papers.

The annual salary will be from 250K to 375K RMB depending on the experience and track record. Candidates 

from top 100 universities will be eligible to compete for an extra salary of 200K RMB per annum in a national 

scheme (the group was granted three in the past year). The university offers on-campus one-bedroom 

accommodation with 1000 RMB per month. 

These positions last for two years and towards the end, outstanding candidates will be considered for faculty 


Introduction to the research group

The research group manages three labs in different campuses of BIT and all of its five academic staff are 

from world top 30 universities. The group maintains extensive collaborations with overseas universities via 

joint projects, e.g. Imperial College London, University of Nottingham, Oxford University, KTH, Johns Hopkins 

University and there are sufficient financial supports for regular mutual exchanges of researchers. The group 

has been funded by research councils and major industries in aerospace engineering and energy in the UK, 

EU and China. More information of the group can be found at

Mao-2 or

BIT is located in the centre of Beijing, and despite its small size, it is in the first groups of national higher 

education projects “211” and “985”, among a few other giant universities. It is ranked the 1st in China in 

research funding per staff. For international candidates, the university and the group will offer assistance in 

accommodation and settle down, and it is totally comfortable to speak English on campus. 


1.	PhD in math, mechanical engineering, aerospace engineering or equivalent.

2.	Publication record in top journals.

3.	Capacity to communicate fluently in English.

4.	Experiences on programming, developing numerical algorithms and high-performance-computing are 


5.	Experiences on fluid and structure interaction and phase change (e.g. the phase field method) are 


Please send (1) Covering letter (2) CV and (3) two references to or 

Contact Information:
Please mention the CFD Jobs Database, record #17961 when responding to this ad.
NameXuerui Mao
Email ApplicationYes
Record Data:
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