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Fellow (Post Doc)

Apply now Department: 3670020120 Geology
Job no: 504510
Work type: Post Doc
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Categories: Research / Scientific / Grants, Natural / Quantitative Sciences
Pay Grade: 001

About This Role:

Porous Media Research (PMR) Lab has an opening for a postdoctoral research fellow to perform pore-scale numerical simulations of multiphase flow in networks of pores.  Numerical modeling techniques such as pore networks and lattice-Boltzmann simulations have been successfully applied to better understand mechanisms and factors controlling fluid flow and transport in porous media. 

The position is available starting Fall 2018, for an initial duration of 1 year, with the possibility of renewal based on satisfactory progress and availability of funds. The successful candidate will join the Porous Media Research (PMR) Lab at the Geology Department. Kansas State University offers competitive salary/benefits and a collaborative research environment

Why Join Us:


We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and promotes inclusion in every sector of the institution. The university actively seeks individuals whose commitments and contributions will advance the University's dedication to the Principles of Community.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Requirements:

  • PhD in geoscience, petroleum engineering, civil engineering or relevant areas

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong practical knowledge of pore-network models and lattice-Boltzmann simulations
  • Strong experience and knowledge of pore-scale numerical modeling
  • Excellent computer programming and parallel computational skills
  • Excellent writing skills and demonstrated publication record

Other Requirements:

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment.

How to Apply:

Applicants must send a combined electronic (pdf) file containing a letter of application, explaining how you fit this position, as well as CV with a complete record of publications.

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until position is filled.

Salary Range/ Pay Rate:

$47,500 - $57,500

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

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