PhD student (R1)

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PhD student (R1)

Data de tancament

Dilluns, 30 Setembre, 2019
Reference: 268_CASE_GMS_R1
Job title: PhD student (R1)


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Context And Mission
The CASE department is looking for a PhD student in geometry and meshing for simulation with a strong background in applied mathematics. The candidate will be engaged in the project "Optimal curved adapted meshes for space-time flow simulation", offered through the European Research Council Starting Grant contract TESSERACT, to work under the supervision of the project principal investigator.
Key Duties
  • Conduct a PhD research on four dimensional curved mesh generation
  • Research assistant to the TESSERACT project
  • Implementation of prototypes of the research results
  • Education
    • Masters degree in Applied Mathematics
    • Higher University Degree in Mathematics or equivalent
  • Essential Knowledge and Professional Experience
    • Strong background on geometry, numerical methods and partial differential equations
    • Experience in the development of software tools
  • Additional Knowledge and Professional Experience
    • C, C++, Matlab, Python
    • Finite element method: continuous Galerkin, discontinuous Galerkin
    • A master thesis or final project in applied mathematics
  • Competences
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Fluent in in English and Spanish
    • Capacity to interact and build strong relations with a diverse members/stakeholder/staff base
    • Ability to work both independently and within a team
  • The position will be located at BSC within the CASE Department
  • We offer a full-time contract, a good working environment, a highly stimulating environment with state-of-the-art infrastructure, flexible working hours, extensive training plan, tickets restaurant, private health insurance, fully support to the relocation procedures
  • Duration: Temporary - 4 years renewable
  • Salary: we offer a competitive salary commensurate with the qualifications and experience of the candidate and according to the cost of living in Barcelona
  • Starting date: as soon as possible
Applications Procedure
All applications must include:

  • A Cover Letter with a statement of interest in English, including two contacts for further references - Applications without this document will not be considered

  • A full CV in English including contact details

The vacancy will remain open until suitable candidate has been hired. Applications will be regularly reviewed and potential candidates will be contacted.
Diversity and Equal Opportunity Employment
BSC-CNS is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or any other basis protected by applicable state or local law.


Application Form

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