Research Associate 1 - Computational Mathematics - ( STA005498 )
Organization: H0110 Mathematics
Works under the direction of a faculty member. Provides expertise in the design, operation and analysis of experiments or research projects in areas such as chemistry, biology, psychology, sociology, mathematics, statistics, computer science, physics, optometry, all fields of engineering, etc. May prepare samples for testing. Performs advanced testing procedures and performs analyses of data. Prepares reports. Makes uses of a variety of specialized equipment typical within area of specialization. May contribute to grant proposal development.
Ensures experiments or research efforts are performed according to specifications. May make recommendations to changes in procedures, processes, or experimental design. May prepare and/or edit research papers, proposals and reports
Possesses, understands, and applies a comprehensive knowledge that crosses fields of specialization. Understands and uses effective management techniques.
Duties: Designs, operates and analyzes large experiments or research projects. May serve as liaison with other areas of specialization to obtain support or technical expertise for projects. Recommends major changes in procedures or processes for research investigations. May personally conduct important and/or technically complex investigations.
Supervision: Operates with considerable latitude for unreviewed action. Provides direction and supervision of graduate or undergraduate research assistants involved in experiments or research.
Ph.D. Degree with 1 year of experience.
Additional Posting Information:
The Department of Mathematics at the University of Houston invites applications for a research associate (postdoc) position in computational mathematics. The position is for 2 years and may involve teaching of up to one course per semester. We are especially interested in candidates that have a strong track record in Scientific Computing with experience in one or more of the following fields: numerical analysis, finite element method, parallel computing, fluid dynamics, thermodynamics and/or magnetohydrodynamics.
Duties: Carry out research activities (development, analysis and implementation of numerical models in fluid dynamics applied to energy problems) in collaboration with faculty at the University of Houston.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
The University of Houston is one of the most diverse research universities in the nation. It is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The University of Houston is the recipient of a National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation Award and is committed to increasing the participation of women in academic science and engineering careers.
Inquiries about the position may be directed to Loic Cappanera ( lmcappan@Central.UH.EDU ).
Salary : Commensurate with experience
Required Attachments by Candidate : Curriculum Vitae, Cover Letter/Letter of Application, Letters of Recommendation, Teaching Philosophy or Statement, Research Statement
University of Houston
Employee Status: Regular/Benefits
Job Posting: Dec 18, 2019, 6:34:35 PM