Job Title: Postdoctoral Researcher opening at Purdue – Computational biomechanics and fluid dynamics

Location of Position: West Lafayette, Indiana

Employing Institution: Purdue University

Description of Position: We have an opening for a postdoctoral researcher to perform original computational research on biomechanics and fluid dynamics. The successful candidate will develop numerical methods to model coupled processes on high-performance computing platforms. This position is in the Gomez Research Group ( in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Purdue. This is a one-year postdoctoral appointment with the possibility of extension to a maximum of three years.


  • Conduct original research on biomechanics and fluid dynamics.
  • Develop numerical algorithms on high-performance computing platforms.
  • Publish programmatic reports and peer-review publications summarizing research findings.
  • Present results at program meetings and scientific conferences.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Recent PhD in Mechanical Engineering or related field.
  • Knowledge of flow dynamics and biomechanics.
  • Knowledge of numerical methods, including discretization schemes and solution techniques.
  • Experience with software development.
  • Experience producing reports, publications, and proposals.
  • Exceptional ability and knowledge in the applicant’s area of specialization.
  • Proficient written and verbal communication skills.

Application Procedure: Please send an email expressing your interest, together with a CV, two relevant publications,and the names of three references, to Prof. Hector Gomez ([email protected]). Reviews of applications will start on October 7, 2020 and continue until the position is filled.

Contact Information: Hector Gomez - [email protected]