[ES_JOBS_NET] PhD Research Assistantship at IIHR-Hydroscience and Engineering

Markfort, Corey D corey-markfort at uiowa.edu
Thu Jul 23 10:19:57 MDT 2015

The Environmental Fluid Mechanics and Renewable Energy Laboratory of IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering at The University of Iowa has an opening for a motivated PhD student to work in the area of renewable energy and environmental fluid mechanics. The successful candidate will work on a project aimed to improve understanding and prediction of complex environmental flows related to wind and hydrokinetic energy and interactions with ecosystems. Our research involves a combination of experimental (LDV and PIV), computational (WRF, OpenFOAM, LES) as well as field methods.

As a PhD student you will be part of IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering. She/he will have access to an exceptional range of resources, including research computing support, laboratories, instrumentation and equipment, mechanical and electrical shops, etc.

The University of Iowa is located in Iowa City, Iowa. Iowa City has been ranked one of the nation’s most livable cities (USA Today, 2006), and one of the best small metropolitan areas for careers (Forbes Magazine, 2013). This small city has a population of about 62,000. It is a community built around higher education, with vibrant cultural opportunities and a long history of international connections, leadership, and accomplishment. Iowa City offers the safe, friendly quality of life for which the Midwest is known.

Required Qualifications:

BS or MS in engineering or applied physics and mathematics with good scientific programming skills
Experience with one or more of the following: experimental fluid dynamics laboratory measurements, micrometeorology measurements, and wind energy

Ability to work independently and as a member of a collaborative research team

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

To apply: Send CV, cover letter, and three references to Professor Corey Markfort (corey-markfort at uiowa.edu<mailto:corey-markfort at uiowa.edu?subject=Job%20at%20AcademicKeys.com,%20PhD%20opportunity%20in%20Environmental%20Fluid%20Dynamics%20and%20Renewable%20Energy>) with questions about the position.

Visit our website for more information: www.iihr.uiowa.edu/efre<http://www.iihr.uiowa.edu/efre>

EEO/AA Policy

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/ affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Corey D. Markfort

Assistant Professor
IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering
Civil and Environmental Engineering
The University of Iowa
corey-markfort at uiowa.edu<mailto:corey-markfort at uiowa.edu>

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