Post-Doc for Fire and Explosion Protection Research
Company: FM Global
Posted on: January 6, 2022
More information about this job:Overview:FM Global is a leading
property insurer of the world's largest businesses, providing more
than one-third of FORTUNE 1000-size companies with
engineering-based risk management and property insurance solutions.
FM Global helps clients maintain continuity in their business
operations by drawing upon state-of-the-art loss-prevention
engineering and research; risk management skills and support
services; tailored risk transfer capabilities; and superior
financial strength. To do so, we rely on a dynamic, culturally
diverse group of employees, working in more than 100 countries, in
a variety of challenging roles.
Responsibilities:This position is for a limited term of up to three
years, renewable each year. -The role is typically focused on
performing publishable work as part of a strategic research program
under the guidance of a program manager or other senior research
staff member(s).-This post-doc position is aimed at developing new
scientific knowledge, innovative experimental techniques and
advanced computational methods for fire and explosion protection.
The objective is to provide the foundation and tools to support
solving business problems for industrial and commercial property
protection. Research areas of interests may include flame dynamics
in gas and dust explosion, water-based suppression mechanism,
innovative suppression methods without using water, and advanced
diagnostic technologies for challenging environments with turbulent
fire plumes and water sprays.The experimental and numerical studies
will have unique opportunities to be implemented and validated at
full scale at FM Global Research Campus.-- Qualifications:The
qualification of suitable candidates will include:
- Ph.D. degree in relevant field such as mechanical engineering,
chemical engineering, aerospace engineering, and physics.
- Strong fundamental background in combustion, fluid mechanics,
heat transfer, thermodynamics, and applied mathematics.
- Extensive experiences in experimental and/or numerical methods
in thermal-fluid science, especially combustion/fire research.
- Research experience in fire suppression and explosion
protection is desirable!
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Demonstrated expertise in developing innovative solutions to
challenging technical problems.
- US Work Authorization (Required)We offer our employees a wide
range of benefits including career long learning opportunities,
tuition reimbursement, 401 (k), pension, flexible schedules, rich
health and well-being programs, generous time off allowances,
volunteer days and so much more!-FM Global is an Equal Opportunity
Employer and is committed to attracting, developing and retaining a
Keywords: FM Global, Somerville , Post-Doc for Fire and Explosion Protection Research, Other , Somerville, Massachusetts
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