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NASA-CAMEE Postdoctoral Researcher
University of Texas, San Antonio

Date Posted Sep. 30, 2019
Title NASA-CAMEE Postdoctoral Researcher
University University of Texas, San Antonio
San Antonio, TX, United States
Department Mechanical Engineering
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Post-Doc
  • Ocean Engineering
    Mechanical Engineering

The newly NASA funded Center for Advanced Measurements in Extreme Environments (CAMEE) is looking for a highly qualified candidate for a postdoctoral research position, for a one-year appointment, which can be extended to 2 years depending on performance. The position is available immediately. Ph.D. from Mechanical Engineering, Geosciences, Atmospheric or Oceanic Sciences or related areas is preferred.

The candidate is expected to have excellent programming skills, familiarity with turbulence simulation, arge scale models such as Atmosphere, WRF or ocean models. The job involves developing coupled Atmospheric/Ocean/Polar sea ice models, data analytic tools . Knowledge of CFD, Fluid Dynamics, experience working with models (either Atmosphere or Ocean) is required, and knowledge of python and deep learning algorithms is preferred. The candidate will be working with researchers from UTSA, UCLA (Los Angeles), University of Colorado, Boulder, and NASA centers (JPL, GSFC). The researcher will have access to state-of-the-art supercomputing facilities, field measurements and data. Job duties including conducting original research, model development, writing academic manuscripts. The position is at UTSA (San Antonio, Texas). Some travel involves going to NASA labs and collaborators at UCLA and U Colorado, Boulder. If interested, please send your application to, including cover letter, CV, brief research statement, representative publications. For any question, please contact Prof. Kiran Bhaganagar, Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering,

University of Texas at San Antonio at email:

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Contact Information

  • Dr. Kiran Bhaganagar
    Mechanical Engineering
    University of Texas, San Antonio
    1 UTSA Boulevard
    San Antonio, TX 78249
  • 2104586496


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