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Research Fellow in Modelling of Multiphase Flows and Sprays

School of Computing, Engineering and Mathematics

Location:  Brighton - Moulsecoomb
Salary:  £35,845 to £42,792 per annum
Contract Length: 36 months
Closing Date:  Thursday 10 December 2020
Interview Date:  Friday 18 December 2020
Reference:  SM4123-20-294

Applications are invited from highly motivated researchers to work as part of a research team on the project ‘Next generation spray simulation model (NGSSM)’. 

This project is supported by the UK Research & Innovation’s flagship Future Leaders Fellowship scheme and includes theoretical and experimental studies as well as development of practical applications for inhalers and fuel sprays. This post will see you developing, planning and managing of research projects in consultation with a Principal Investigator, developing a publication record and learning to generate funding and supervise less experienced researchers. Research Fellows may also be expected to contribute to the teaching and/or consultancy activities in order to ensure continuous development of knowledge in the subject area.

In order to be successful in this post you should have:

  • A good (1 or 2:1) degree in fluid dynamics, mathematics, physics or engineering and a relevant post-graduate qualification/PhD
  • Competence in analytical and numerical modelling of multiphase flows and sprays, and the related processes, proven by publications in international refereed journals
  • Good oral and written communication skills in English
  • Competent IT skills and ideally effective use of IT for teaching and learning
  • Familiarity with (or willing to learn) the Fully Lagrangian method to be used during the work on the project

For an informal discussion please contact Dr Oyuna Rybdylova by email

This post is fixed-term for 3 years. Job sharers welcome.

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