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Postdoctoral Research Fellow
George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia
 
 
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Date Posted 07/21/2021
Category
Admin-Laboratory and Research
Employment Type FullTime
Application Deadline Open until filled
 
 
 
 
 

Position Information


Department Physics & Astronomy (P&A)
Alternate Department Description
Criminal Background Check Standard Background Check
Motor Vehicle Background Check No
Statement of Economic Interest Not Applicable
Job Category Postdoctoral Faculty
Role (State) Job Title Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Working Title Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Job Type Full-Time
Position Number F271Az
Recruit Number FAC8385
Working Hours
Location Fairfax, VA
Other Location Work location will initially be in Fairfax, Virginia. Once set up, work location may be negotiable.
Pay Band
Salary The anticipated starting salary is between $75,000 - $80,000 annually, commensurate with education and experience.
Web Announcement
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
 
The George Mason University Department of Physics and Astronomy, within the College of Science, invites highly qualified candidates to apply for a Postdoctoral Fellow position. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason’s academic and culturally inclusive environment. 
About the Position:
 

The Center for Computational Fluid Dynamics at George Mason University is seeking a qualified Post-Doctoral candidate for a new effort in the field of multiscale high-yield blast physics.
Responsibilities:

  • Development, modification and application of large-scale, production codes to multiscale high-yield blast physics problems;
  • Running large-scale problems on supercomputing platforms;
  • Interaction with several national teams working on this project;
  • Attendance of meetings with the aim of briefing other groups and progress and developments;
  • Independent compilation of data, results of runs, and writing of progress reports and publications.

 
Required Qualifications: 

  • Completed a PhD in the field of Physics or Aerospace Engineering;
  • Demonstrated working and authorship (i.e. code-writing) experience with large-scale computational fluid dynamics codes;
  • Solid knowledge of shock physics;
  • Knowledge of the FORTRAN and C programming languages;
  • Knowledge and experience with high-performance computing platforms;
  • US citizenship.

 
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Ability to work independently, as well as collaborate with a multidisciplinary team;
  •  Experience in managing and reporting on large data sets;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English.

Special Instructions to Applicants
For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number F271Az at http://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, CV,  and a list of three professional references with contact information. The applicant also has the option to upload a recent publication related to physics. EO/AA/Vet/Disabled Employer
For Full Consideration, Apply by: August 20, 2021
Posting Date 07/20/2021
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled? Yes
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Mason Ad Statement
Great Careers Begin at Mason!
 
George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report “Up and Coming” spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education. 
Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason’s diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create. 
 
If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at jobs.gmu.edu/! 
 
George Mason University, Where Innovation is Tradition.
Equity Statement
George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.
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