Employment

*New Employment Opportunity at PECOS*

The Center for Predictive Engineering and Computational Sciences (PECOS) in the Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences at The University of Texas at Austin has an open position for a postdoctoral researcher to work with Prof. Robert Moser and the PECOS team in the area of computational fluid dynamics. The successful candidate will be involved in the simulation of thermally driven vortices and other advanced applications using modern computational techniques, including finite elements.

The successful candidate will have a PhD in Computational Sciences, Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering, or a related field, and is expected to excel in:

  1. numerical solution of partial differential equations
  2. scientific computing
  3. supercomputing environments, including Linux/unix
  4. mathematical modeling of fluid dynamic phenomena.

Experience with C++ software development and familiarity with the libMesh finite element library will be particularly helpful.

Applications (consisting of a letter of interest, a current CV and list of three references) should be sent as a single PDF file to pecos_recruit@ices.utexas.edu
The University of Texas at Austin is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. This job is a security-sensitive position.

Updated 2/27/2013

Current Employment Opportunities at PECOS

The Center for Predictive Engineering and Computational Sciences (PECOS) at The University of Texas at Austin is currently hiring postdoctoral researchers in the following fields.

For information on how to apply, please read on.

The University of Texas at Austin is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All jobs posted below are security-sensitive positions.

Postdoctoral Fellow in Computational Engineering and Sciences

Responsibilities: to develop computational methods and algorithms for verification, validation, and uncertainty quantification of computer models for predictive simulations of complex physical phenomena.
Background: applicants should have a solid background in numerical and functional analysis, discretization and theory of partial differential equations, scientific computing, and in at least one of the following topics: stochastic partial differential equations, statistics, probabilities, or inverse problems. Experiences in large-scale parallel code development, in C++, and in modern software engineering practices are also essential.
Required Qualifications: applicants must have a Doctorate in Engineering, Applied Mathematics, or in any related field.

Postdoctoral Fellow in Uncertainty Quantification

Responsibilities: to develop computational algorithms and tools to enable calibration, validation and uncertainty quantification of complex physical models.
Background: applicants are sought with a strong background and experience in scientific computing, numerical PDEs and one or more of the following: stochastic PDEs, inverse problems, large-scale optimization, model reduction, and Bayesian inference. Experience with large-scale parallel code development, C++, and modern software engineering practices is essential.
Required Qualifications: applicants must have a Doctorate in Engineering, Science, Applied Mathematics, or a related field.

Postdoctoral Fellow in Turbulence

Responsibilities: computational modeling of atmospheric entry vehicles, and development of algorithms and tools to enable calibration, validation and uncertainty quantification of complex physical models.
Background: candidates are sought with experience in turbulence simulation and modeling, particularly with interest in compressible, hypersonic and/or chemically reacting flows. Interest or experience in error analysis, uncertainty quantification, model validation and software engineering is also valuable. Experience in large-scale scientific computing, parallel code development and modern software engineering practices is essential.
Required Qualifications: applicants must have a Doctorate in Engineering, Science, Applied Mathematics, or a related field.

How to Apply

To apply, please send a cover letter indicating your interest, a current CV, and the names and contact information of at least three references to Prof. Moser at the following email address: pecos_recruit@ices.utexas.edu . The University of Texas at Austin is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.