Job Title: Acoustics and Hydrodynamics Postdoctoral Researcher – University of Michigan

Date of Postdoc Position Posting: 2/3/2022

Postdoctoral Position Discipline: Engineering – Naval Engineering

  • Application Deadline: until filled
  • Position Location: Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • RUA Affiliated Institution: University of Michigan
  • Link to Lab Website

Position Description

A post-doctoral-level scientist or engineer is sought for basic research studies into acoustics and hydrodynamics of enduring interest to the US Navy. The successful applicant will have or be willing to develop a mixture of experimental, computational, and analytical skills; a desire to work with and assist undergraduate and graduate students; and a sincere interest in performing research that leads to publications in top journals. Preferred applicants will have expertise in one or more of the following areas (and a willingness to learn about the others): array signal processing, acoustic wave propagation, structural wave propagation, wall-bounded turbulence, and machine learning. The position is supported by US Government grants and contracts, and University of Michigan resources.

Required Qualifications

US citizenship is required. Eligible applicants will have completed their Ph.D. in physics, math, acoustics, engineering, or another relevant field.

Desired Qualifications

Underwater acoustics and/or array signal processing experience is preferred, but all candidates are encouraged to apply.

Additional Position Details

  • Salary: Min 
  • Opportunity for teaching: Yes
  • Opportunity for supervision/mentoring: Yes 
  • Opportunity for community outreach and engagement: No

How to Apply:

Contact Professor David Dowling at or 734 936 0423.

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