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Los Alamos National Laboratory Theoretical and Computational Fluid Dynamics Postdoc in Los Alamos, New Mexico

Vacancy Name: IRC73261


Job Title Theoretical and Computational Fluid Dynamics Postdoc

Location Los Alamos, NM, US

Organization Name T-3/Fluid Dynamics And Solid Mechanics

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What You Will Do

The Fluid Dynamics and Solid Mechanics group, T-3 of the Theoretical Division at Los Alamos National Laboratory seeks a postdoctoral candidate in theoretical and computational fluid dynamics. The successful candidate will pursue theoretical analysis and development of two-point spectral closuresfor turbulence in variable density and multi-fluid flow regimes and will implement the models into code for validation. The candidate will be expected to work both independently and within a small team environment.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Expertise in theoretical and computational fluid dynamics andturbulence

  • Knowledge of single-point and two-point closure fundamentals

  • Experience with using and writing code (Fortran,C/C++)

  • Good written and verbal communication skills

  • Record of research via publications in peer-reviewed journals

Desired Skills:

  • Knowledge of compressible and multi-fluid flows

  • Knowledge of standard numerical methods for nonlinear flows

  • Experience working in a Linux environment

Education: PhD in a field such as Physics, Applied Mathematics or Engineering completed in the last 5 years.

Notes to Applicants: For additional information please contact Susan Kurien, skurien@lanl.gov .

Additional Details:

Position does not require a security clearance. Selected candidates will be subject to drug testing and other pre-employment background checks.

New-Employment Drug Test: The Laboratory requires successful applicants to complete a new-employment drug test and maintains a substance abuse policy that includes random drug testing.

Candidates may be considered for a Director's Postdoc Fellowship and outstanding candidates may be considered for the prestigious Richard P. Feynman, Darleane Christian Hoffman, J. Robert Oppenheimer, or Frederick Reines Distinguished Postdoc Fellowships.

For general information go to Postdoc Program .

Equal Opportunity: Los Alamos National Laboratory is an equal opportunity employer and supports a diverse and inclusive workforce. All employment practices are based on qualification and merit, without regards to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation or preference, marital status or spousal affiliation, physical or mental disability, medical conditions, pregnancy, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, or citizenship within the limits imposed by federal laws and regulations. The Laboratory is also committed to making our workplace accessible to individuals with disabilities and will provide reasonable accommodations, upon request, for individuals to participate in the application and hiring process. To request such an accommodation, please send an email to applyhelp@lanl.gov or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1.

Where You Will Work

Located in northern New Mexico, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security. LANL enhances national security by ensuring the safety and reliability of the U.S. nuclear stockpile, developing technologies to reduce threats from weapons of mass destruction, and solving problems related to energy, environment, infrastructure, health, and global security concerns.

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Req ID: IRC73261