The Focused Research Group on Thin Liquid Films at North Carolina State University invites applications for a postdoctoral position beginning Fall 2010 or soon thereafter. The research group studies free-surface flow problems with a combination of modeling, analysis and laboratory experiments. Current research topics include surfactant-driven flows, vibrated films, and dynamics of films for which inertia is significant.
We seek individuals whose research includes relevant mathematical and/or experimental experience. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in the mathematical or physical sciences, or engineering, and a commitment to teaching and mentoring.
To apply, visit http://jobs.ncsu.edu and search for position number 101623. You should upload a vita, and a description of research interests and accomplishments. Three letters of recommendation should be sent to Dr. Michael Shearer, Department of Mathematics, NC State University, Box 8205, Raleigh, NC 27695-8205. One of the letters can address teaching experience.
EOE/AA. In addition, NC State welcomes all persons without regard to sexual orientation. Review of applications will begin on August 1st, 2010.
Duties: The successful candidate will join the interdisciplinary research group headed by Dr. Michael Shearer (Mathematics) and Dr. Karen Daniels (Physics). The postdoc will be based in the Department of Mathematics, will conduct research related to the current projects within the FRG group, and will teach one course per year. The initial appointment is for two years, with the possibility of a one year renewal.