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Associate Research Scientist

Columbia University, Civil Engineering & Engineering Mechanics Department

Job Title: Associate Research Scientist
Job Location: New York , NY
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Engineering & applied sciences
Sciences and technology: other
Physics & Astronomy
Date Posted: 2018-12-18
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Associate Research Scientist
Columbia University

The Department of Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics at Columbia University seeks applications for a position as an Associate Research Scientist. The candidate will work under the supervision of Prof. Jacob Fish.

As an Associate Research Scientist, the incumbent will work to further the research of the laboratory, and occasionally may be asked to supervise student projects related to the research and other topics within the scope of the research group. In addition, the candidate will be expected to assist in the development and submission of research proposals to funding agencies offering sponsor research programs in areas related to the research. The immediate research area mathematical and computational modeling of energy absorption of ship structures at multiple scales.

The Associate Research Scientist is a professional officer of research whose qualifications are equivalent to those of an assistant professor with at least 3 years prior experience. ARS are expected to be able to coordinate independent research in the area of their training.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills required. Independent research capability is of high value.

Job Requirements

PhD degree or equivalent in engineering required. Interested candidates should have a strong research background in the area of multiscale-multiphysics analysis, computational mechanics and scale-separation free methods. Ability to handle a multitude of tasks under the pressure of deadlines.

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