Cummins Inc. PhD Applied Mechanics/Thermal and Fluid Science Full-Time Positions (College Entry Level) in Columbus, Indiana

PhD Applied Mechanics/Thermal and Fluid Science Full-Time Positions (College Entry Level)


Please note: Your application will be considered for all of our open Applied Mechanics and Thermal and Fluid Science College full time positions in our US locations.

Degree Programs Considered:


Major Programs Typically Considered:

All Engineering Majors

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Engineering Categories

Applied Mechanics

Test and analyze engines and components for stress, strain, fatigue, noise and vibration.

Uses existing technical engineering methods, performs specific and limited portions of a broader assignment of an experienced engineer in the area of testing and analysis of engine and engine related components for stress, strain, fatigue, noise and vibration. Applies (as acquired via formal education or technical experience) standard practices and techniques in specific situations, analyzes and correlates data, recognizes discrepancies in results, and follows established procedures and operations through a series of related detailed steps or processes to derive a solution or conclusion.

Thermal and Fluid Sciences

Analyze our products in test cells or test rigs in the field, as well as model performance aspects of the engine, fuel system, filtration, or aftertreatment systems.

Applies basic knowledge of engineering principles and practices to assigned tasks in one of the following areas: combustion/performance/emissions, cool/lube/fuel systems, air handling, system integration, after treatment integration, cycle simulation, vehicle system simulation, combustion system simulation, flow simulation, filtration, or after treatment simulation.


Degree Programs Considered: PhD

Major Programs Typically Considered: Engineering Majors - Mechanical Engineering, Aeronautical Engineering, and Chemical Engineering preferred.

Cummins Full Time Requirements:

  • College, university or equivalent technical experience required

  • Minimum 3.0 GPA preferred

  • Must be able to complete 40 hours per week

  • 0-2 years in a position/internship relating to your field of study preferred

Compensation and Benefits

Base salary rate commensurate with experience. Additional benefits vary between locations and include options such as our 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan, Cash Balance Pension Plan, Medical/Dental/Life Insurance, Health Savings Account, Domestic Partners Coverage and a full complement of personal and professional benefits.

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At Cummins, we are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer dedicated to diversity in the workplace. Our policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, gender, color, disability, national origin, age, religion, union affiliation, sexual orientation, veteran status, citizenship, gender identity and/or expression, or other status protected by law. Cummins validates right to work using E-Verify. Cummins will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.

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Primary Location United States-Indiana-Columbus-US, IN, Columbus, Corporate Office Building

Job Type College / University

Recruitment Job Type Professional - Entry Level

Job Posting Jun 6, 2018, 2:54:38 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 180003CT