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Lead Research Scientist - Fire Modeling

Company: FM Global
Location: Quincy
Posted on: November 17, 2021

Job Description:

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: The position is expected to function as part of a dynamic team of scientists to develop and validate physics-based, practical models of fire growth and suppression as related to industrial and commercial fire scenarios. Key areas of research include the Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) modeling of fire and its induced flows, convective and radiative heat transfer, soot formation and oxidation, atomization and transport of droplets, radiation interaction of water droplet/vapor with gas phase flame, and other related combustion and suppression phenomena. The position is also expected to work closely with other team members to design and conduct experiments in the area of fire dynamics/suppression and analyze results.
Qualifications: The position requires a PhD in Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, or related fields with a strong fundamental background in multiple areas. Including, combustion, heat transfer, fluid mechanics, multiphase flow, applied mathematics, and computational fluid dynamics (CFD). Advanced experience in high-performance computing (HPC), C++, OpenFOAM is a plus.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as effective teamwork performance are required. A demonstrated ability of solving complex problems, developing new methods and algorithms, or providing innovative solutions to challenging problems is highly desirable!
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 diverse workforce.

Please note that all FM Global visitors, including external candidates interviewing for open positions will be required to be vaccinated and should be prepared to provide proof of vaccination.

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Keywords: FM Global, Quincy , Lead Research Scientist - Fire Modeling, Other , Quincy, Massachusetts

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