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  • Numerical modelling in fusion

The Fusion Group at Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC) is looking for candidates holding a PhD in a nuclear fusion related field (see below) or with a research engineering background.

The candidates should have good knowledge of scientific programming languages (in particular Fortran) and possess excellent communication skills including a good command of the English language. The candidates should have demonstrated experience at least in one of the following fields:

  • Numerical modelling and simulations of neutron transport
  • Multiphysics simulations
  • Computational fluid dynamics
  • Electromagnetism including preconditioning techniques for large linear systems and domain decomposition methods

The position is for an initial duration of 2 years and the successful candidates will be able to join the group as soon as possible. The positions are available within the emerging sector project FusionCAT (2019-2023) coordinated and led by the BSC Fusion group. The FusionCAT project with reference number 001-P-001722 has been co-financed by 50% with € 1,923,463.66 by the European Regional Development Fund of the European Union within the framework of the 2014-2020 ERDF Operational Program of Catalonia, with the support of the Generalitat of Catalonia.

The vacancy will remain open until suitable candidates have been hired. Applications will be regularly reviewed and potential candidates will be contacted.

Numerical modelling in fusion

Location
Location
Barcelona, Spain
Candidate level
Candidate level
Professional
Duration of position
Duration of position
24 (+)
Compensation
Compensation
Yes
External Link
Host institute type
Host institute type
Research Institute
Position Type
Position Type
Job position
Host institute name
Host institute name
Barcelona Supercomputing Center
Contact person
Contact person
See the link provided
Required competences
Required competences
* Strong skills in Fortran and in Linux environment.
* Experience in numerical methods, code development and numerical modelling
* Ability to communicate about their areas of expertise
* Flexible team player capable of working with others and also independently
* Problem-solving, pro-active, result-oriented work attitude
* Fluent English, both written and spoken
* Good interpersonal skills, including in multi-cultural environments
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