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  • Post Doc | Neutronics for DONES

One of 13 positions offered by the University of Granada aimed at university graduates and doctoral degree holders to carry out a research, training and mobility programme at international research centres and laboratories related to the IFMIF-DONES project

 

Task descriptions

  • Conducting neutronics simulations in support of IFMIF-DONES design optimizations and radiation protections for target system, accelerator system, lithium system and other systems.
  • Developing of neutronics simulation models from CAD data.
  • Performing radiation transport, activation and shutdown dose rate simulations with appropriate level of verifications and quality assurance measures (technical checking, review, cross-comparisons, sensitivity studies, etc.)
  • Evaluating nuclear performances and radiation protection capabilities and identifying further areas of work.
  • Reporting and presenting all aspects of work, interacting with multidisciplinary design teams and consulting on suitable design modifications

Post Doc | Neutronics for DONES

Position Type
Position Type
Postdoc position
Host institute type
Host institute type
Academic
Host institute
Host institute
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
Location
Location
Karlsruhe, Germany
Format
Format
Requires physical presence
Starting Date
Starting Date
01-11-2021
Date for Application Deadline
Date for Application Deadline
Duration of position
Duration of position
18 (min)- 24 (max) Months
Candidate level
Candidate level
Doctoral or post-doctoral (in progress)
Doctoral or post-doctoral (completed)
Compensation
Compensation
Yes
Contact person
Contact person
Rafael Esteban
Contact person email
Contact person email
Required competences
Required competences
• PhD degree or equivalent in a relevant field
• At least 3 years of relevant work experiences in the following areas:
• Radiation transport simulations using MC codes, preferably
• Creating and modifying the MCNP geometry using CAD modeling
tools and conversion tools.
• Performing activation inventory calculations using
FISPACT/ACAB.
• Performing data analysis using scientific visualization codes, e.g.
ParaView, VisIt, Origin.
• Fluid communication and documentation using English.



Additional recommended skills
• Scientific computation using supercomputers.
• Programing using language Fortran, python or other programing
languages.
• Knowledge in accelerator physics and fusion neutron physics
Location