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Associate Research Physicist (MRI) Position at Princeton Plasma Lab, US

Department:  PPPL Plasma Science,  Category:  Research and Laboratory,  Full-Time.


The successful candidate will perform the experimental campaigns with both the liquid metal Magnetorotational Instability (MRI) experiment and the Hydrodynamic Turbulence Experiment (HTX) by continuously improving device and diagnostics capabilities to study physics of rotating fluids including: MRI; geophysical, solar, and astrophysical flows; and centrifuge applications.

The Princeton Department of Astrophysical Sciences and Plasma Physics Laboratory seek to fill an Associate Research Physicist position. Under supervision by senior personnel, the researcher will conduct campaigns with the liquid-metal MagnetoRotational Instability experiment to investigate: mechanisms for fast angular momentum transport; aspects of geophysical, solar, and astrophysical flows; and the use of the apparatus as a high-efficiency centrifuge.  Candidates must have an extensive background in experimental physics, preferably fluid dynamics, liquid-metal MHD, or plasma physics.


Major responsibilities include: handling liquid gallium in the laboratory; designing and implementing diagnostics; performing experiments; analyzing data; and interpreting, presenting and publishing results jointly with other researchers. Coordination with other technical, engineering and administrative personnel will also be essential.


Applicant should have a Ph.D. in plasma physics or related physics, with preference given to applicants with experience in fluid dynamics, liquid metal MHD and its diagnostics, data acquisition, data processing, and applications to astrophysics and geophysics.  Appointments will begin as soon as feasible.

Interested persons should submit a curriculum vita, bibliography, a statement of research interests, and provide contact information for three references.    For further inquiries, contact hji@pppl.gov or egilson@pppl.gov.

Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

More Info and Link to the orignal advertisment



Reader/Professor within the Fluid and Complex Systems Research Centre (Coventry, UK)


Job title Reader/Professor within the Fluid and Complex Systems Research Centre
Job reference REQ006189
Application closing date 09/11/2018
Faculty / School or Service Faculty of Engineering, Environment & Computing
Salary £50,141 – £62,558 per annum
Package As one of Coventry’s biggest employers, we offer some pretty impressive benefits including an excellent pension scheme and generous holiday allowances.
Job category/type Research

Job description

The Fluid and Complex Systems Research Centre, based at Coventry University is looking to recruit a Reader or a Professor to a new research leadership position. This leading Centre brings together over one hundred leading applied mathematicians, experimentalists, theoreticians, and specialists in scientific computing to tackle cutting edge challenges in fluid and complex systems.

The Centre currently consists of four research groups:

  • Fluid Dynamics
  • Advanced Computing
  • Statistical Physics
  • Flow Measurement and Smart Pipes

Our research benefits from an impressive and growing network of academic, commercial and government partnerships across the globe. We have a current portfolio of 35 active research projects, worth over GBP 11M ranging from prestigious research grants to industrial research contracts. Our unique combination of expertise and facilities allows us to work across multiple research topics industrial sectors to be one of the UK’s leading research centres in fluid mechanics.

We are looking for an experienced engineering fluid mechanics academic on the career pathway to a Professorship position, who will establish a fifth research group in the Centre to be focused on engineering applications of fluid mechanics. The new group will specialise in engineering problems with the unique advantage of the in-house support of world-leading experts in fundamental fluid mechanics, physics, computing and instrumentation from the existing groups.  You will have the passion to lead the development and delivery of a research area relevant to the Centre and capable of stepping into a strong leadership role.

The requirements for this post include:

  • leading in one or more academic disciplines aligned to engineering fluid mechanics, for example, flow control, material processing, fluid-structure interaction, or others.
  • record of success in achieving high quality research funding from UK and overseas bodies, or industrial partners.
  • strong record of PhD supervision with more than 3 successful completions within the last 5 years.
  • highly motivated individual.
  • extensive high quality publishing record.
  • willingness and ability to lead a multidisciplinary research team.

For further information or informal discussions regarding this appointment, please contact:

Please click here to view the Job Description and Person Specification


Interview date: w/c 3rd December 2018

Research Associate in experimental Fluid Mechanics at Coventry

Centre for Flow Measurement and Fluid Mechanics at Coventry University is looking for quick employment of Research Associate in experimental Fluid Mechanics.

Job title Research Associate

Job reference REQ006109

Application closing date 18/07/2018

Faculty / School or Service: Faculty of Engineering, Environment & Computing

Salary: £31,611 – £40,002 per annum

Package As one of Coventry’s biggest employers, we offer some pretty impressive benefits including an excellent pension scheme and generous holiday allowances.

Job category/type Research


Research Associate – Centre for Flow Measurement and Fluid Mechanics

Coventry University has established a significant Research Centre in Flow Measurement and Fluid Mechanics. The Centre has been in existence for 18 months and has established a solid and active portfolio of projects with substantial external funding success from funders. The Centre focuses on the high value to be gained from linking the applied art of flow measurement with the fundamental science of fluid mechanics and most of our work involves experimental, computational and theoretical foundations.

As part of our research strategy the Centre is now looking for a talented Research Associate to join our team to support the delivery of a growing portfolio of research projects.  The post-holder will predominantly assist in the delivery of externally-funded research projects for a variety of UK and international organisations.

With experience in a research environment and a good understanding of research methods with strong experimental focus, you should have a good level of knowledge in fluid flow and flow instrumentation and an ability to apply this knowledge in a multi-disciplinary environment. The post-holder must be comfortable working in a laboratory or industrial environment.

You must have a PhD or have equivalent professional experience in fluid dynamics, applied mathematics, applied physics or a similar discipline. Excellent critical analysis, project management, communication skills and well-developed interpersonal skills are essential, as is the ability to work effectively in a team and on your own initiative. Some of the projects will involve working away from Coventry, with the need to travel elsewhere in the UK and Europe for short periods.


To find out more about our work and to tell us more about how you can contribute, visit our website and register your interest or apply online.

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Dr Alex Pedchenko at aa3025@coventry.ac.uk

Apply online at: Link