International Call 2011 - CFD

BCAM - Basque Center for Applied Mathematics
Job Description: 

BCAM ( is a Research Center in Applied Mathematics, whose mission is to develop high quality interdisciplinary research. With an international team of researchers, the scientific program is structured in several research areas covering various fields of Applied Mathematics. BCAM is a recently established center with the ambition of becoming a reference center in the applied mathematics.

During the last fifty years, BALTOGAR ( has developed the technology of industrial fans, particularly high performance fans. Since 1995 it is part of the BRUNNSCHWEILER group, an organization that employs three hundred people in various countries. Baltogar is aiming to develop new products, (axial and centrifugal compressors) and increase the effort in applied and basic Fluid Dynamics research.

BCAM and BALTOGAR decided to launch an innovative Joint Research Line on CFD, and now we are opening an International Call for Researchers in order to build the team, including Senior Researcher and Computational Software Engineer:

• IC2011-CFD-RP for Research Professor, skills required:
Knowledge and master of the following techniques:
o Modelling in Fluid Mechanics.
o Applied Fluid Mechanics and, in particular, Turbomachinery.
o Numerical methods for Partial Differential Equations.
o Optimization.
Proven experience in the development of SW code in CFD (C++, open-source projects, commercial SW packages, etc.).
Leading competences to manage research teams and achieve grants and projects.
Pro-active attitude and willingness to develop a challenging research project.

• IC2011-CFD-CSE for Computational Software Engineer, skills required:
o A Master in software engineering, computer science or comparable from an internationally recognized university,
o Good knowledge and experience in design and development of large computational/numerical software packages,
o Excellent knowledge in C++ and MPI,
o Good knowledge of CUDA,
o Interest in computational physics,
o Pro-active attitude and willingness to develop a challenging research project.

Applications must be submitted on-line at: before April 4th 2011. As part of our internal commitment and policy to enhance the attractiveness of the research career in the Basque Country, candidates can expect support and attention for settling down, including those more complex situations, with mates in the R&D business.

More information can be found at:

We kindly ask you to distribute this call among colleagues and potential candidates. Please do not hesitate to contact us for any additional information IC2011@BCAMATH.ORG

Thank you in advance for your co-operation.

BCAM - Basque Center for Applied Mathematics
Bizkaia Technology Park, Building 500
E-48160 Derio - Spain
Tel. +34 946 567 842
( matematika mugaz bestalde )

Job Categories: 
Universities and colleges
Research institutes
Deadline for Application: 
Apr 4 2011