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Research Associate in SPH on GPUs
Sackville Street, Manchester

Job reference: S&E-12366

Location: Sackville Street, Manchester

Closing date (DD/MM/YYYY): 22/04/2019

Salary: £31,604 - £38,833 per annum according to experience

Employment type: Fixed Term

Faculty/Organisation: Science and Engineering

Division: -

Hours per week: Full Time

Contract Duration: Available For 24 Months From Start Date

School / Directorate: School of Mechanical, Aerospace & Civil Engineering

A postdoctoral Research Associate position is available for an outstanding and ambitious individual to undertake computational research on the implementation of SPH software on single and multi-GPUs.

The software has been developed on CPUs for SPH in Eulerian form enabling high-order flow modelling in complex domains. This is a parallel part of the project which will extend to thermal hydraulics and flow-induced vibration problems in nuclear applications. Existing GPU software for a single GPU will provide a start point for this position and be extended to multi-GPUs.  

You should have, or be working towards, a PhD or equivalent in mathematics, physics, or engineering, and have specialist knowledge in GPU computing. Expertise in developing numerical methods and parallel code for research in fluid mechanics is essential.

You should be capable of working under your own initiative. Excellent communication and organisational skills are also required.

The School is committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN charter for promoting women’s careers in STEMM subjects (science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine) in higher education. The School holds a Bronze Award for their commitment to the representation of women in the workplace and we particularly welcome applications from women for this post. Appointment will always be made on merit. For further information, please visit:

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies

Enquiries about vacancy shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Dr Ben Rogers


General enquiries:


Tel:      0161 275 4499

Technical support:


Tel:      0161 850 2004

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date

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