The Department of Aerospace Engineering at the University of Kansas is currently accepting applications for a full-time postdoctoral researcher. The preferred start date will be between 12/01/2021 and 01/03/2022. The postdoctoral researcher is expected to work on the development of data-driven and reduced-order model (ROM) for aerospace propulsion applications under the supervision of Dr. Cheng Huang.
Applications for postdoctoral researchers will be reviewed for consideration for a one-year research position (with possible extension based on performance and funding availability). Ideal candidates are expected to have in-depth expertise in one or more of the areas below:
45% Develop Reduced-Order Modeling framework and methodology for accurate and efficient predictions of combustion dynamics in aerospace propulsion applications.
40% Conduct CFD simulations of combustion dynamics in aerospace propulsion applications, including 1) CFD code development; and 2) model improvement.
10% Assist in mentoring graduate and undergraduate research assistants.
5% Help develop externally funded research programs.
On-site work required at University of Kansas Lawrence Campus
Candidates will be evaluated on the candidate’s research experience and communication skills, as evidenced by (i) a resume and cover letter, (ii) prior research publications and/or patent applications, (iii) references, and (iv) interview.
To be appointed at the Postdoctoral Researcher title, it is necessary to have the Ph.D. conferred at the time of hire. Appointments made without a diploma or certified transcript indicating an earned doctorate are conditional hires and are appointed on an interim basis not to exceed 6-months. Upon verification of degree, the appointment will be extended to its full duration.
Additional Candidate Instruction
Only complete application packages submitted online will be considered. A complete application includes online application form, resume, cover letter, names, and contact information for three professional references.
Advertised Salary Range
$58,000 commensurate with skills and experience
Application Review Begins
Anticipated Start Date
University of Kansas Lawrence Campus
U-Unclassified Professional Staff
8-5 M-F; 40 hrs./wk.
Conditions of Employment
Contingent on Funding
Work Location Assignment
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