PhD Positions and Postdoctoral Fellow in Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering Department
University of Illinois at Chicago
The Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Department (MIE) at University of Illinois-Chicago is seeking applications for three highly motivated PhD students to conduct research in the area of complex fluid mechanics and fluid dynamics. Our Lab also seeks a Postdoctoral fellow to assist in developing and testing the objectives.
The positions will start immediately or in Spring 2019.
Applicants are expected to have a strong foundation in Fluid mechanics and Fluid dynamics. Candidates with experience on suspension flows and/or flow over porous media are preferred. MATLAB and Machine shop experience are a plus. Excellent communication and written skills are required along with demonstrated success in previous academic research. The postdoctoral fellow must have a PhD in an engineering discipline, good mechanical design skills, and experience in technologies such as MRI, and/or PIV. Additionally, the selected candidate will be expected to oversee students, write reports and publish peer-reviewed journal articles.
The appointment includes a stipend, full tuition, and benefits. Outstanding candidates are invited to submit a letter of application detailing their relevant background, providing the names and e-mail addresses of at least three references, a CV, and copies of relevant reprints and pre-prints.
Send the application (single PDF file) to Dr. Parisa Mirbod (firstname.lastname@example.org). Send email to Dr. Parisa Mirbod for more information about the research program.
Parisa Mirbod, PhD Associate Professor
Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
University of Illinois-Chicago
The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
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