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Research Associate in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Charlottesville

Research Associate in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

  • R0042885
  • Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
  • Professional Research Staff
  • The University of Virginia
The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering in the School of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Virginia seeks candidates for Postdoctoral Research Associate positions to work in the lab of Professor Hilary Bart-Smith.

Professor Bart-Smith is the director of the BIER Lab ( https://www.bartsmithlabs.com/ ), which specializes in research of bio-inspired engineering, with an emphasis on underwater swimming and hydrokinetics. We seek candidates for work on research related to fast, efficient swimming as it pertains to multibody swimming systems (i.e., fish schooling). Category of Professional Research Staff will be determined upon the qualifications of the selected candidate.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering or related field is required by the start date. Experience in bio-inspired robotics, hydrodynamics, control, and/or 3D particle image velocimetry techniques. A strong publication record and experiences with biological hydrodynamic performance and energetics are preferred.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Apply online at https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs and attach a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references.

Please note that multiple documents can be uploaded in the box.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin on January 1, 2023, but the positions will remain open until filled. The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment.

This is a one-year appointment; however, the appointment may be renewed for an additional two, one-year appointments, contingent upon funding and satisfactory performance.

For questions regarding this position, please contact Hilary Bart-Smith, Professor, at hb8h@virginia.edu .

For questions about the application process, please contact Richard Haverstrom, Faculty Search Advisor, at rkh6j@Virginia.edu .

For more information on the benefits available to postdoctoral associates at UVA, visit postdoc.virginia.edu and hr.virginia.edu/benefits.

COVID Vaccination Requirement and Guidelines

Please visitthe UVA COVID-19 Job Requirements and Guidelines webpageprior to applying for current information regarding vaccination requirementsandguidelines for employment at UVA.

The University of Virginia, i ncluding the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

 

Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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