Postdoc in fluid mechanics, KTH, Stockholm, Sweden

Postdoctoral Position in KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden

Postdoc in fluid mechanics: The School of Engineering Sciences at KTH invites applications for a Postdoctoral Researcher position in experimental fluid mechanics. The successful candidate will conduct experimental and numerical studies on flow instabilities within boundary layers on rotating cones and in an eccentric Taylor-Couette-Poiseuille (eTCP) flow setup. This project, in collaboration with researchers from OsloMet, FAU Erlangen, and KTH, aims to advance understanding of centrifugally driven instabilities in rotating flow configurations.

Postdoc in experimental fluid mechanics

Designation: Postdoctoral Researcher

Research Area: Fluid mechanics

Location: Stockholm, Sweden


  • A doctoral degree or equivalent in Mechanical/Aerospace Engineering or related field.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English.
  • Relevant submitted/published work in the field of fluid mechanics.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Doctoral degree obtained within the last three years prior to the application deadline.
  • Background in experimental fluid mechanics with knowledge of computational methods.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in an international setting.
  • Awareness of diversity and equal opportunity issues.

Job Description:
The postdoctoral researcher will conduct experimental and numerical studies on flow instabilities within boundary layers and eccentric Taylor-Couette-Poiseuille (eTCP) flow. Responsibilities include performing measurements using LDV and stereoscopic PIV, collaborating with international partners, and contributing to publications and presentations.

How to Apply:
To apply, log into KTH’s recruitment system and submit the following documents:

  • CV including relevant experience and publication list.
  • Copies of diplomas and grades from previous university studies.
  • Motivation letter (max two pages) explaining research interests and academic goals.
  • Contact information for at least two references.

The complete application must be received by KTH no later than the last day of application, 08.Apr.2024, midnight CET/CEST.

Last Date for Apply: 08.Apr.2024

For more information about the position, contact Ramis Örlü at +4687907624.

Please note that KTH is committed to gender equality, diversity, and equal conditions.



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