The University of Cincinnati, College of Engineering and Applied Science is currently accepting applications for a Senior Research Associate position at the UC Simulation Center.
The UC Simulation Center is a UC Engineering and Procter & Gamble collaboration. The Center was established to support undergraduate, graduate and postdoctoral students providing them with the opportunity to perform research activities with P&G technical staff. It is located in UC’s 1819 Innovation Hub. For more information, please visit our website at http://www.min.uc.edu/ucsc.
The Center is seeking a computational scientist to lead the development and application of mathematical models which are required to develop innovative new products and materials which interact with skin.
Projects typically involve modeling of transport phenomena, sorption, and partitioning of chemical species in skin layers. The individual must be able to work with a team to define the model requirements, develop the equations which govern a given phenomenon, implement the equations, verify the model implementation, and validate the model.
A Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering or equivalent level of knowledge with a specialization in the mathematical modeling of transport phenomena, applied mathematics, and numerical methods is required.
The candidate will have a deep understanding of chemical engineering science, mathematical optimization and model validation techniques.
Ability to operate independently
A Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering or closely related field with a specialization in the mathematical modeling of transport phenomena, applied mathematics, and numerical methods is required.
Professional experience or previous post-doc with skin and transport phenomena.
Experience with biological systems dynamics
Experience with gPROMS software.
Programming in Python
Excellent oral and written communication skills are required. The individual must be able to effectively collaborate with Research and Development, management, and the academic community.
Applicants must supply CV, cover letter and minimum of two references.
The University of Cincinnati has a strong commitment to the principle of diversity and, in that spirit, seeks a broad spectrum of candidates including women, minorities, and people with disabilities. Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process should notify the Human Resources Department as (513) 556-6381 by the application deadline.
The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.
As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).
The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.
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