KTH Royal Institute of Technology, School of Engineering Sciences

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Job description

The post-doc will work in the EU project UHURA. The research concerns analysis of the transient turbulent flow around aircraft wings associated with deflection of the so-called Kruger flap. As a part of KTH’s involvement in the project, the post-doc will contribute to development of a novel approach for accelerated unsteady hybrid RANS-LES computations for a correct representation of the important slow dynamics when simulating the rapid turbulence scales. The validity of this approach will be assessed by using 2D and 3D URANS as well as hybrid RANS-LES on generic cases. Moreover, flow-structure interaction (FSI) analysis with modal representation of the structure together with hybrid RANS-LES as well as URANS will be performed.

The Linné FLOW Centre (www.flow.kth.se) organizes research in fundamental fluid mechanics at KTH and is one of twenty original centers of excellence set up by the Swedish Research Council (VR). The centre was established with a vision as an outstanding environment for fundamental research in fluid mechanics, where innovative research is born and future research leaders are fostered. It has become one of the internationally-leading research groups in fluid mechanics.


We are looking for a candidate with a doctoral education (completed in the last three years or completed early 2019) in computational fluid mechanics. 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 According to the agreement, early 2019
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100%
City Stockholm
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number S-2018-1681
  • Stefan Wallin, +46 733 30 34 53, stefanw@mech.kth.se

Published 20.Nov.2018
Last application date 15.Jan.2019 11:59 PM CET

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