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Postdoctoral Appointee - Energy Systems

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Job Details
Job Order Number
JC147719357
Company Name
Argonne National Laboratory
Physical Address

Lemont, IL 60439
Job Description

Postdoctoral Appointee \- Energy Systems

Requisition Number: 407035 Location: Lemont, IL

Functional Area: Research and Development Division: ES\-Energy Systems

Employment Category: Temporary 6 Months or Greater Education Required: Doctorate Degree or equivalent

Level \(Grade\): 700 Shift: 8:30 \- 5:00

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Basic PurposeAssist Principal Investigator \(PI\) in conducting computational fluid dynamics \(CFD\) studies of ignition and combustion processes in advanced spark\-ignition \(SI\) internal combustion engines \(ICEs\)\.Perform engine multi\-dimensional CFD simulations, expand/develop state\-of\-the\-art ignition and combustion models for multi\-dimensional simulations, and evaluate the impact of fuel properties and kinetics on ignition and combustion processes, including analyzing data, and reporting results\.The Candidate must have considerable knowledge of internal combustion engine theory and a solid background in CFD applied to engine multi\-dimensional modeling\. The Candidate is also required to have a good knowledge of the physics underlying ignition and turbulent combustion processes in SI engines and be familiar with conventional ignition technologies, thermal plasma properties, fuel kinetics, and turbulent combustion\.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience/QualificationsMinimum Education/Experience Requirements: Ph\.D\. Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related engineering field and 0\-1 year of experience or equivalent\.

Additional Requirements:

1\. Considerable knowledge of multi\-dimensional engine modeling and reactive flows\.

2\. Good skills to use engine CFD tools \(CONVERGE or others\)\.

3\. Good knowledge of spark\-ignition and turbulent combustion processes in engines\.

4\. Good knowledge of fuel properties, fuel kinetics and detailed mechanisms\.

5\. Good knowledge of advanced engines and fuels for transportation\.

6\. Good skill using Microsoft Office \(Word, Excel, PowerPoint\)\.

7\. Good skills in oral and written communications\.

8\. Good skill in working in a team environment\.

This level of knowledge and skill is typically achieved through achieved through a Ph\.D\. degree in engineering, with 0\-1 year of experience or equivalent\.

As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, Argonne National Laboratory is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that fosters collaborative scientific discovery and innovation\. In support of this commitment, Argonne encourages minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply for employment\. Argonne considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, ancestry, citizenship status, color, disability, gender, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law\.

Argonne employees, and certain guest researchers and contractors, are subject to particular restrictions related to participation in Foreign Government Talent Recruitment Programs, as defined and detailed in United States Department of Energy Order 486\.1\. You will be asked to disclose any such participation in the application phase for review by Argonne’s Legal Department\.


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