Project researcher IV – Aerodynamic analysis of a tree using Computational Fluid Dynamics

Mendel University in Brno announces a selection procedure for the position of non-academic staff member:

Project researcher IV for Department of Wood Science and Technology

Research field: Aerodynamic analysis of a tree using Computational Fluid Dynamics

In its academic and scientific activities, the institute has long been devoted to the study of the properties of wood, wood-based materials, wood processing technologies and the construction of wooden buildings.

What will you do?

  • research activity in the field of mechanical response of a tree to aerodynamic loads
  • building of numerical models of dynamic response of the tree to loads in the environment of simulation tools including calibration and validation
  • cooperation in the preparation and implementation of experiments in the climatic tunnel and in-situ
  • publication of results in IF journals, etc.

What do we require from you?

  • technical education in doctoral or master's degree
  • ability to publish in English
  • experience working in Comsol Multiphysiscs, ANSYS, Matlab, with aerodynamic measurements, using PIV
  • ability to work independently on research tasks
  • publication of results in IF and Scopus journals
  • knowledge of theoretical and experimental mechanics

What can we offer you?

  • very diverse and interesting academic and scientific research environment
  • work-life balance - flexible working hours, 6 weeks holiday
  • meal allowance (Edenred Restaurant Card/Canteen)
  • discounted MultiSport Card
  • employer's contribution to pension or life allowance insurance after 3 years of employment
  • advantages of the university environment, such as sports courses of the Center for Sports Activities, Counseling and Professional Center, libraries (these activities are mostly free)
  • Alive card (something like ISIC), with which you will have various discounts
  • work in an institution that has received the HR Excellence in Research Award from the European Commission

Expected start: June/July 2022, or on-boarding according to the agreement, fixed-term employment contract until 31.12.2024

Job status: 0,5 - 1,0

Place of work: Brno

Are you interested in the position and would you like to become a member of the team?

Send an electronic application to the Department of Human Resource Management of Mendel University in Brno by June 8th, 2022, supported by:

  • professional CV
  • cover letter
  • list of publications

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