Research Associate-Fixed Term
Michigan State University

East Lansing, Michigan

Posted in Education and Training

Job Info

Job no: 759360
Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Natural Science
Department: Computational Math Sci And Engr Cns 40000838
Sub Area: FAS- Fac./Acad Staff
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Research/Scientific, Fixed Term Academic Staff, Full Time (90-100%), Non-Union
Position Summary

The research topic focuses on developing data-learning methods to address challenges on computational modeling of multi-scale dynamic systems.

The method development is based on model reduction, stochastic simulation, and machine learning approach, with direct

applications to constructing high-fidelity models of multi-scale fluid and soft matter systems. The project aims to

establish predictive modeling of the mesoscale transport process.

The position starts with 07/2022 (or earlier) for a full-time 1-year appointment with the possibility of renewal for the additional years.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Degree

Doctorate -Applied Mathematics, Mechanical Engineer

Minimum Requirements

The candidate is expected to have a background in applied mathematics, fluid dynamics, stochastic modeling, scientific computing, or related areas.

Desired Qualifications

Research experiences with multi-scale modeling, micro-scale simulation, or model reduction would be a plus.

Required Application Materials

Applicants are required to provide their CV, 3 reference letters and their research statement

Together-we-will StatementThe university is requiring all MSU students, faculty and staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19 with limited exceptions. Learn more at: Instructions

Inquiries can be directed to Dr. Huan Lei (


MSU Statement

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Advertised: Jan 28, 2022 Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: Jan 28, 2024 Eastern Standard Time

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