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R & D Engineer (NCCHE)

Location: 

University, MS, US, 38677

Department:  Nat'l Ctr Computational Hydrosci & Engin (10000920)
Employee Designation:  Regular Full-time (Benefits Eligible)

Job Information

The National Center for Computational Hydroscience and Engineering at the University of Mississippi is looking for a Research and Development Engineer to assist the Principal Investigators and their designees to conduct computational modeling of flows, sediment transport, and morphodynamic processes in rivers as required by the funded projects to design, develop GIS-based interfaces for NCCHE System Models, GIS and remote sensing applications, visualization software, computational geometry modules, numerical models.

MS or equivalent degree of Engineering Science, Computer Science and/or Geology, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Two (2) years of experience related to the above described duties.

Assisting the Principal Investigators and their designees to conduct computational modeling of flows, sediment transport, and morphodynamic processes in rivers as required by the funded projects to design, develop GIS-based interfaces for NCCHE System Models, GIS and remote sensing applications, visualization software, computational geometry modules, numerical models. Performs similar or related duties as assigned or required.

The incumbent will be required to work in the following areas:

• Two dimensional computational fluid dynamics and open channel flow, or related disciplines.

• Innovative algorithm design and implementation in modern Fortran.

• A thorough understanding of CPU and GPU based Parallel programming concepts and implementation details.

• The ability to rewrite existing serial programming codes to OpenMP and/or CUDA based parallel codes.

• Ability to manipulate, present and analyze geospatial data using ArcGIS, GDAL, Google Earth, etc. and create new tools using these to satisfy the needs of numerical models.

• Ability to improve and maintain a web-based automated numerical modeling system.

• Develop, maintain, and manage scientific model software in a collaborative environment

using a distributed version control system.

• Assign tasks to team members, monitor project progress and provide technical management for funded projects.

• Expected to contribute in publications, assist with proposal submissions, and other associated duties.

• Work independently to achieve project goals while closely coordinating within the development team.

This is a full-time position with a competitive salary, employee benefits and opportunities to pursue an advanced degree, if so desired. Excellent working and living environment, state of the art equipment and facilities.

 

Resume is required.

 

MS or equivalent degree of Engineering Science, Computer Science and/or Geology, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Two (2) years of experience related to the above described duties.

During the application process, candidates will have the opportunity to attach a resume/CV and cover letter.  If the position is requiring other documents, you will need to combine those documents into one file and attach in the cover letter slot.

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EEO Statement

The University of Mississippi complies with all applicable laws regarding equal opportunity and affirmative action and does not unlawfully discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or genetic information.


Nearest Major Market: Oxford Mississippi