Postdoctoral Scholar Position in Phase-Change Heat Transfer in Mechanical Engineering(Multiple Hire)
University of California, Merced
Location: Merced, California
Salary: $64,480 -$77,327
Higher Education Institution
A reasonable estimate for this position is $64,480 -$77,327
3 openings available.
Internal Number: JPF01674
The Water and Energy Technology Laboratory is looking for qualified postdoctoral researchers that are self-motivated, creative and enthusiastic to work on thermal desalination and phase change heat transfer. The duties of the postdocs will include: 1) studying heat and mass transport in thermal desalination processes; 2) writing papers describing the results of the evaluations and investigations, and 3) assisting with the oversight of graduate and undergraduate assistants working on these projects.
Must have a PhD in thermal science and engineering, or related field, and research experience in phase-change heat transfer. Strong written and verbal communication skills are required.
Preference will be given to those applicants with strong backgrounds in phase-change heat transfer, and experimental heat transfer. Highly self-motivated individuals who have demonstrated the ability to conduct independent scientific research successfully are desirable.
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UC Merced is the first new American research university built in the 21st century, with a mission of research, teaching and service. The campus opened Sept. 5, 2005, in the San Joaquin Valley. The university is about an hour north of Fresno, two hours south of Sacramento, two hours southeast of San Francisco and the Silicon Valley, and 90 minutes west of Yosemite National Park.
The University of California, Merced, is the newest of the University of California system’s 10 campuses. With over 9,000 undergraduate and graduate students (https://cie.ucmerced.edu/analytics-hub/student-statistics), UC Merced is committed to interdisciplinary excellence in research and teaching as well as to diversity, equity and inclusion. Ranked as one of the best public universities in the nation by U.S. News and World Report, UC Merced provides outstanding educational opportunities to highly qualified students from the heart of California, the nation, and abroad. The campus has special connections to nearby Yosemite National Park; is on the cutting edge of sustainability in construction and design; and supports the economic development of Central California. The Merced 2020 Project doubled the phys...ical capacity of the campus, and enhanced academic distinction, student success, and research excellence (https://merced2020.ucmerced.edu/).
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