Los Alamos National Laboratory Fluid Dynamics And Solid Mechanics Postdoc in Los Alamos, New Mexico


Job Title Fluid Dynamics And Solid Mechanics Postdoc

Location Los Alamos, NM, US

Organization Name T-3/Fluid Dynamics And Solid Mechanics

What You Will Do

The Fluid Dynamics and Solid Mechanics Group (T-3) of the Theoretical Division seeks outstanding candidates for post-doctoral research positions in the areas of theoretical and computational fluid dynamics, solid mechanics, materials modeling, molecular dynamics, and algorithm development for multi-material, multi-phase and coupled-physics applications. The Fluid Dynamics and Solid Mechanics Group (T-3) conducts research in theoretical and computational continuum dynamics including modeling and simulation of deforming fluid and solid systems over multiple physical length and time scales. The group's portfolio of research projects places an emphasis on coupling advanced models and numerical methods for materials dynamics at all velocities with models for physical processes; including multiphase flows, granular flows, chemical reactions, phase change, heat and mass transfer, plasma behavior, and combustion. This is a multi-disciplinary group with backgrounds and experience in diverse fields of engineering, physics, and applied mathematics. Our customers include the National Nuclear Security Administration's Nuclear Weapons Program, other Department of Energy offices, the Department of Defense, and private industry. Collaborations with academia are strongly encouraged.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

A strong background and demonstrated research experience in theoretical modeling and numerical computation of multiphase or granular flows, molecular systems, fluid or solid deformations, or a related field of physics, mathematics, or engineering; demonstrated programming experience in combination with excellent oral and written communication skills; and the ability to work in both team and independent research environments.

Education: A Ph.D. in engineering, physics, or a related field completed within the last five years or soon to be completed also is required.

Notes to Applicants: For questions please contact Duan Zhang at dzhang@lanl.gov .

Additional Details:

Position does not require a security clearance. Selected candidates will be subject to drug testing and other pre-employment background checks.

New-Employment Drug Test: The Laboratory requires successful applicants to complete a new-employment drug test and maintains a substance abuse policy that includes random drug testing.

Candidates may be considered for a Director's Postdoc Fellowship and outstanding candidates may be considered for the prestigious Richard P. Feynman, Darleane Christian Hoffman, J. Robert Oppenheimer, or Frederick Reines Distinguished Postdoc Fellowships .

For general information go to Postdoc Program .

Equal Opportunity:

Los Alamos National Laboratory is an equal opportunity employer and supports a diverse and inclusive workforce. All employment practices are based on qualification and merit, without regards to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation or preference, marital status or spousal affiliation, physical or mental disability, medical conditions, pregnancy, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, or citizenship within the limits imposed by federal laws and regulations. The Laboratory is also committed to making our workplace accessible to individuals with disabilities and will provide reasonable accommodations, upon request, for individuals to participate in the application and hiring process. To request such an accommodation, please send an email to applyhelp@lanl.gov or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1.

Where You Will Work

Located in northern New Mexico, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security. LANL enhances national security by ensuring the safety and reliability of the U.S. nuclear stockpile, developing technologies to reduce threats from weapons of mass destruction, and solving problems related to energy, environment, infrastructure, health, and global security concerns.

Appointment Type Postdoc


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Contact Details

Contact Name Leyba, Deborah Lee (Debbie)

Email dleyba@lanl.gov

Work Telephone

Req ID: IRC69202