Fluid Dynamicist

Introduction: The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL), a national leader in scientific research and development, located midway between Baltimore and Washington, DC is seeking a Fluid Dynamicist with experience in experimentation, data analysis and computational fluid dynamics to work on problems of national importance as part of the Fluid Physics section of the Oceanic, Atmospheric and Remote Sensing Sciences Group.

Job Summary: Fluid dynamicist with experience in experimentation, analysis and computational fluid dynamics to work on problems of national importance as part of the Fluid Physics section of the Oceanic, Atmospheric and Remote Sensing Sciences Group.

Duties:

  • Apply knowledge of fluid physics to problems of national importance (40%)
  • Apply and develop CFD models (30%)
  • Help plan, execute and analyze data from laboratory and at-sea tests (30%)

Note: This job summary and listing of duties is for the purpose of describing the position and its essential functions at time of hire and may change over time.

Required Qualifications: PhD (or MS with at least 5 years of relevant experience) in Mechanical Engineering or related discipline with a focus on fluid dynamics, including computational fluid dynamics.

Desired Qualifications: Experimentation and data analysis experience.

Special Working Conditions: Could spend up to 10% of time on travel including field tests.

Security: Top Secret Clearance is required. Applicants selected will be subject to a Government security investigation and must meet the eligibility requirements for an SSBI. Preference for current SSBI. Eligibility requirements include US citizenship.

Benefits: APL offers a comprehensive benefits package including a liberal vacation plan, a matching retirement program, significant educational assistance, a scholarship tuition program for staff with dependents, and competitive salaries commensurate with skills and experience. For more information about our organization, please visit our web site at www.jhuapl.edu.

Equal Employment Opportunity: Johns Hopkins University/Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that complies with Title IX of the Education Amendments Acts of 1972, as well as other applicable laws. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.


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