Postdoctoral Researcher

POSITION #: 8371

DEPARTMENT: School of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering

POSITION SUMMARY: The School of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering (NAME) at the University of New Orleans (UNO) invites applications for a Postdoctoral Researcher position in naval architecture and marine engineering.


Perform advanced research in the areas of welded structures including advanced residual stress analysis procedures

-          Residual stress analysis

-          Distortion analysis

-          Laboratory measurements

Mentor graduate research assistants who are working in the same areaAssist the Professor/Principal Investigator of the project to oversee laboratory testing activities and Welded Structures Laboratory's day to day operation


Ph.D. in Naval Architecture and Marine EngineeringDemonstrated expertise in computational modeling of residual stress and distortions in welded structuresDemonstrated experiences with residual stress estimation schemes for pressure vessel and piping componentsPrior courses in Ship Production technologies, Finite Element Analysis procedures for welded structures, and fatigue of welded structuresDemonstrated experiences in working residual stress measurement specialists

SALARY: Commensurate with experience.


Your application should include: A resume detailing professional experience, major projects completed and academic papers published and 3 letters of reference. Applications may be submitted by e-mail to or mailed to:

Jan Felix, NAME Coordinator

School of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering

University of New Orleans, EN 911

2000 Lakeshore Drive

New Orleans, LA 70148

DATE POSTED: November 16, 2012

CLOSING DATE: Position will remain open until filled. To assure full consideration, applications should be received by 11/30/12.  

The University of New Orleans is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women, ethnic minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.