Master Student - R0

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Master Student - R0

Closing Date

Friday, 31 May, 2019
Reference: 119_19_CASE_FUSION_R0
Job title: Master Student - R0

About BSC

The Barcelona Supercomputing Center - Centro Nacional de Supercomputación (BSC-CNS) is the leading supercomputing center in Spain. It houses MareNostrum, one of the most powerful supercomputers in Europe, and is a hosting member of the PRACE European distributed supercomputing infrastructure. The mission of BSC is to research, develop and manage information technologies in order to facilitate scientific progress. BSC combines HPC service provision and R&D into both computer and computational science (life, earth and engineering sciences) under one roof, and currently has over 500 staff from 44 countries.

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Context And Mission

The Computer Applications in Science and Engineering (CASE) department is looking for an internship student to work in the BSC Fusion group ( The successful candidate will become an active member of the group. The group is a multidisciplinary team that includes mathematicians, physicists and computer scientists. The research project will be decided based on the research interests of the successful candidate and the needs of the projects.

Key Duties

  • Computer-based modeling using state-of-art simulations tools.
  • Development and validation of simulations tools.


  • Education
    • Degree in physics or computer science.
    • Master degree in plasma physics, fusion, material physics, nuclear engineering, HPC, mathematics or numerical modeling for science is advantageous.
  • Essential Knowledge and Professional Experience
    • Experience in programming/modeling, especially in FORTRAN.
    • Knowledge of plasma physics, fusion, nuclear engineering, material physics and/or HPC is advantageous.
    • Previous experience in research projects is favorable.
  • Competences
    • Flexible team player capable of working with others but also independently.
    • Problem-solving, pro-active, result-oriented work attitude.
    • Capability to work in an international and fast-paced work environment towards tight deadlines.
    • Excellent communication skills including a good command of the English language (written and spoken) are required.


  • 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 hours, extensive training plan, tickets restaurant, private health insurance, fully support to the relocation procedures
  • Duration: Temporary - 1 year renewable 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: 01/06/2019

Applications Procedure

All applications must include:

  • A motivation 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 including contact details in English


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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