NUMERIWAVES Project International Call for Researchers: PhD Research Contracts

Organization: 
BCAM - Basque Center for Applied Mathematics
Email: 
numeriwaves@bcamath.org
Job Description: 

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PhD Research Contracts
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ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Scientific research and PhD thesis on some of the following topics:

• A posteriori analysis techniques for the propagation of numerical waves.
• Dispersive properties in discrete heterogeneous media.
• Numerical analysis of optimal design problems.
• Numerical methods for flow control in the presence of shocks.

MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• Bachelor degree in a field related to Mathematics, Physics, Engineering or Computer Sciences;
• Good qualifications; and
• 2 reference or support letters.

STARTING DATE AND DURATION:
• Starting date will be agreed with the candidate; a tentative starting date is June 2010.
• 4 years. Position may revert in a Postdoctoral position, based on available funding and a positive evaluation.

GROSS YEARLY SALARY:
It will be negotiated with each candidate, depending on the qualifications and research track, and it will be revised yearly, in accordance with the candidate’s performance and merits. In addition, the selected candidates will also receive Spanish Social Security coverage, comprising health care and contribution towards retirement pension.

LOCATION:
BCAM is a recently established research center in Bilbao (Basque Country, Spain) that provides excellent working conditions and opportunities for advanced research.

DEADLINE: Open Call.

Applications must be submitted on-line at: http://www.bcamath.org/joboffers

Job Categories: 
Graduate student fellowships