KTH Royal Institute of Technology
Postdoc in Experimental Fluid Mechanics
KTH Royal Institute of Technology
KTH in Stockholm is the largest and oldest technical university in Sweden. No less than one-third of Sweden’s technical research and engineering education capacity at university level is provided by KTH.
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Application deadline: Jun 09
Location: Stockholm, Sweden
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Postdoc in Experimental Fluid Mechanics

KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm has grown to become one of Europe’s leading technical and engineering universities, as well as a key centre of intellectual talent and innovation. We are Sweden’s largest technical research and learning institution and home to students, researchers and faculty from around the world. Our research and education covers a wide area including natural sciences and all branches of engineering, as well as in architecture, industrial management, urban planning, history and philosophy.

The School of Engineering Sciences carries out a wide range of research at the international front line, from fundamental disciplines such as Physics and Mathematics, to Engineering Mechanics with applications such as Aeronautics and Vehicle Engineering. We also offer university degree programs in Engineering Physics, Vehicle Engineering, and 'Open entrance', as well as a number of international masters programmes

Job description

The postdoctor will conduct experimental studies of various types of flow instabilities. Initially, the instabilities of the boundary layers that develop on rotating cones of various sharpness will be investigated. The postdoctor will also be responsible for the development of an eccentric Taylor-Couette flow system with axial flow and for studies of flow instabilities in that system. For the first project measurement will be undertaken with hot-wire anemometry, for the second project multi-componant LDV and stereoscopic PIV will be used. The Postdoctoral position is one year, but can be extended with a second year.

Qualifications

We are looking for a candidate with a doctoral education (completed in the last three years) in experimental fluid dynamics with experience of velocity measurements using hot-wire anemometry and/or optical techniques. Good knowledge to communicate in english orally and in writing is required.

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Type of employment: Temporary position longer than 6 months
Contract type: Full time
First day of employment: 2017-09-01
Salary: Monthly salary
Number of positions: 1
Working hours: 100%
City: Stockholm
County: Stockholms län
Country: Sweden
Reference number: S-2017-0907
Contact:
  1. Rebecca Lingwood, +46 8 790 75 82, lingwood@mech.kth.se
Published: 2017-05-16
Last application date: 2017-06-09
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