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Employment: Full Time

Job Description
A Postdoctoral Researcher position is available under the supervision of Dr. Ki Sun Park at the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, UAE University. The successful candidate will work on one or more of the following topics:

Conjugate heat transfer analysis of regenerative cooling channels
Numerical modeling of two phase flow in motors
Numerical simulations of liquid/liquid pintle injectors

The position is for one year with possibility of one additional year renewal or extension depending on the availability of funding. Salary is tax-free and will be 9,000-12,000 AED per month (depending on qualification and experience).


Minimum Qualification
Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree and demonstrated expertise in computational fluid dynamics and/or gas turbine/rocket engines. The candidate is required to know the basics about C/C++. He/she must have experiences in a commercial CFD tool, ANSYS Fluent, and an open-source tool, OpenFOAM. He/she will perform CFD Analysis using Fluent and implement mathematical models into OpenFOAM. He/she must have experiences in heat transfer analysis.

Preferred Qualification
Experiences in gas turbine/rocket engines

About the Company

Founded in 1976 by the late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, UAEU is a comprehensive, research-intensive university enrolling about 14,000 Emirati and international students. As the UAE’s flagship university, UAEU offers a full range of accredited, high-quality graduate and undergraduate programs through nine Colleges: Business and Economics; Education; Engineering; Food and Agriculture; Humanities and Social Sciences; IT; Law; Medicine and Health Sciences; and Science. With a distinguished international faculty, state-of-the art new campus, and full range of student support services, UAEU offers a living-learning environment that is unmatched in the UAE.

As a research-intensive university of international stature, UAEU works with its partners in industry to provide research solutions to challenges faced by the nation, the region, and the world. The University has established research centers of strategic importance to the country and the region which are advancing knowledge in critical areas ranging from water resources to cancer treatments. UAEU is currently ranked the number one research university in the GCC, number two in the Arab World, and #370 globally.

UAEU’s academic programs have been developed in partnership with employers, so our graduates are in high demand. UAEU alumni hold key positions in industry, commerce, and government throughout the region. Our continuing investments in facilities, services, and staff ensure that UAEU will continue to serve as a model of innovation and excellence.

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