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Computational Solids Scientist (PhD)


Spring, TX, US

Company:  ExxonMobil

Job Summary

ExxonMobil is looking for a full-time staff position in the area of Computational Sciences in Houston, Texas. We are looking for dynamic, creative, and resourceful individuals to join our research team in the general area of mathematical modeling of physical processes. The hired individual will conduct independent research in the areas such as numerical solutions to PDEs using Continuous/Discontinuous Galerkin Finite Element, Finite Volume, Boundary Integral, Immersed Boundary, Phase Field etc., computational poro-mechanics and fracture mechanics, nonlinear contact mechanics, metal and soil constitutive modeling, computational geometry, topology optimization, inverse problems and reduced order modeling.

The successful candidate will join a multi-disciplinary, geographically distributed team of researchers and engineers dedicated to advance application of numerical methods and scientific computing to develop simulation technologies for a broad variety of upstream applications. ExxonMobil offers an excellent working environment and a competitive compensation and benefits package.

Expected Level of Proficiency
  • The applicant should have a Ph.D. in Mechanical/Aerospace/Civil engineering/Theoretical and Applied Mechanics/Material Science/Applied Mathematics or other related scientific/engineering disciplines.
  • Strong background in mathematical modeling and various numerical discretization schemes, programming in C/C++ is required.
  • Experience with developing scientific software on HPC environments is desirable.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work effectively in a collaborative environment is important. 

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ExxonMobil is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Nearest Major Market: Houston

Job Segment: Scientific, Engineer, Civil Engineer, Engineering, Research

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