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Post-doctoral Fellowship - Fire Dynamics

Norwood, Massachusetts

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Overview

You’ll quickly learn that we’re not like other property insurance companies. We’re guided by the belief that most losses can be prevented. So we do everything we can to understand your business needs and reduce your risk.

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Success Profile

What makes a successful Candidate at FM Global? Check out the traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right mix.

  • Client/Customer Focus
  • Decision Quality
  • Collaboration and Teamwork
  • Ensures Accountability
  • Change Agent
  • Communicates Effectively

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Our People

Hear what our employees have to say about working at FM Global

Kevin

Account manager
employee since 2008

My parents have always instilled in me the concept of working hard, having fun, thinking long term and planning for the future. FM Global is exciting, innovative and dynamic, and with so many professional opportunities here, it's also a company where you can spend your whole career and never get bored. I remember back during one of my initial interviews with FM Global, a manager shared that over 80% of the office staff had been with the company since they graduated college. That kind of longevity is one of the reasons I decided to work at FM Global. I'm proud to work for a company that invests in its employees and trains them to be the best. The willingness to learn is universal, the exposure to knowledge is infinite and the different career paths are endless. The opportunities to think long term don't get much broader.

–Kevin

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Benefits

  • Retirement

    Your financial goals are important to us, so we offer retirement programs that reflect local policy and custom.

  • Career Development

    Your time at FM Global should be valuable and enriching, with plenty of opportunities for skills development and career growth.

  • Employee
    Incentive Plan

    Eligible employees participate in an incentive plan based on the company achieving its annual financial goals.

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Responsibilities

Job ID 2020-10185 Date posted 12/22/2020 Locations Norwood, Massachusetts;

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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:

This position is for a limited term of up to three years, renewable each year.  The role is typically focused on performing publishable work as part of a strategic research program under the guidance of a program manager or other senior research staff member(s).


The purpose of this position is to develop new scientific knowledge, technologies and engineering solutions to problems in fire dynamics and material flammability, which can be used for the prevention or control of industrial property loss. Key areas of research include Lithium-ion battery fire hazard analysis, advanced laser diagnostic for buoyant turbulent flames, material flammability and flame heat transfer. The experimental and theoretical studies will be closely integrated with Computational Fluid Dynamic (CFD) model development and validation within the work group.



Qualifications:

PhD degree in Mechanical, Chemical Engineering, or related technical fields
Strong fundamental background in heat transfer, fluid mechanics, combustion, and applied mathematics
Extensive experience in experimental methods in thermal fluids, combustion/fire
Research experience with advanced laser diagnostics in flame and experimental measurement in turbulent flame is desirable
Research experience with Li-ion battery is a plus
Basic understanding of numerical methods and modeling
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as demonstrated expertise in developing solutions to challenging technical problems

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