Computational Modelling Group

CFD research engineer at Wolfson Unit MTIA, University of Southampton

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4th April 2011
C++, CFD, Cloud computing, Finite volume, Fluent, Fortran, Iridis, Linux, Marine Renewable Energy, OpenFOAM, ParaView, Python, Star CCM+, VTK
Alexander Wright

The engineer’s primary role will be solving hydrodynamic and aerodynamic problems using computational techniques for commercial clients. This comprises of using, maintaining and developing the computational modelling capabilities of the Wolfson Unit. In addition, the successful applicant will be expected to formulate and write a range of software and participate in the other activities of the Wolfson Unit.

The applicant should have at least an engineering or physics based degree; a higher level qualification and/or professional experience will be of benefit. An ability to demonstrate knowledge and use of CFD is essential, preferably with code development skills and/or a working knowledge of OpenFOAM.

Applications are welcomed from suitably qualified candidates (as detailed above). The appointment and appointment title will be dependent on your skills, experience and expertise in line with the requirements of the post.

Please click here to access the job description / person specification for the role. More information on the Wolfson Unit at the University of Southampton can be found by visiting:

The closing date for applications is 4th April 2011 at 12.00 noon.

To apply online please visit Alternatively please call 023 80 592750. When applying online you should provide a copy of your CV and a personal statement that shows how your previous experience maps to the requirements of the job and person specifications.

Please quote reference number 5300-11-B on all correspondence.