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  • Plasma Physics PhD - detachment and edge physics

Aalto University in Helsinki is inviting applications for one PhD position and one post-doctoral position in the field of edge-plasma physics.

The PhD position involves analysing experimental data from the JET and DIII-D tokamaks, and interpreting these data using existing plasma edge codes, such as SOLPS-ITER and EIRENE. The candidate is expected to publish 3-4 peer-reviewed articles during the course of the PhD, as well as present results at external conferences. Additionally, the candidate will spend some time at either JET in the UK, DIII-D in the USA, or another fusion research facility.

Plasma Physics PhD - detachment and edge physics

Location
Location
Espoo, Finland
Candidate level
Candidate level
Master students (Master)
Duration of position
Duration of position
48
Compensation
Compensation
Yes
External Link
Host institute type
Host institute type
Academic
Contact Person Email
Contact Person Email
Position Type
Position Type
PhD position
Host institute name
Host institute name
Aalto University
Contact person
Contact person
Professor Mathias Groth
Required competences
Required competences
M.Sc. degree in plasma physics or a related field
Experience in computer programming languages, such as Fortran or C
Experience with data analysis programming languages, such as Python, MATLAB
Proficient verbal and written communication skills in English
In addition, experience with spectroscopy, data analysis, and/or high-performance computing is highly desirable
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