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► CFD-DEM modelling, Department of Particulate Flow Modelling, Johannes Kepler Univ.
   28 Jul, 2014 
Job Record #12051
TitleCFD-DEM modelling
CategoryPostDoc Position
EmployerDepartment of Particulate Flow Modelling, Johannes Kepler Univ.
LocationAustria, Linz
InternationalYes, international applications are welcome
Closure DateSunday, August 31, 2014

Open Post Doc Position

Euler-Lagrangian Modelling of Fluid Particle Interaction

The Department of Particulate Flow Modelling at the Johannes Kepler University 
Linz, Austria intends to strengthen its research team by a new leading Post Doc 
position in the field of CFD-DEM modelling. 

This new colleague will be embedded in a team of 15-20 researchers (6 Post 
Docs) organized into three divisions: Rock’n’Roll (Lagrangian models), 
Dust’n’Dirt (Eulerian models) and Experiments. Our RnR division has been the 
origin of the prominent open source platform, which releases the 
software LIGGGHTS and CFDEMcoupling. This new Post Doc position should 
complementarily support pure software development by mathematical model 
development, focusing on new multi-scale functionalities (embedded and hybrid 
methods). All research activities will be strongly linked to industrial 
applications and will be subject to experimental validation. 

We are looking for an enthusiastic researcher who is willing/able to

guide a group of young researchers towards advanced CFD-DEM models,

closely collaborate with our Eulerian modelling group and our experimental 

develop new CFD-DEM models and publish new results in scientific journals,

collaborate with colleagues from industry (mostly process industry) and conduct 
applied research,

co-supervise a maximum of three PhD works and deliver advanced lectures,

collaborate with the core developers of LIGGGHTS and CFDEMcoupling, and 
communicate with the international open source community.  

Salary will account to about 4.400€/month 14 times a year.

Interested candidates are required to prepare a two sectioned application: 
While the first section should contain information on the applicant (typical 
CV: name, date of birth, email, career history, titles of selected projects and 
publications) the second section should contain an abstract of the applicant’s 
PhD thesis and/or an equivalent research project. 

This application is due to August 31st 2014 and should be sent by email (pdf 
file) to

Stefan Pirker, Simon Schneiderbauer & Stefan Puttinger

Contact Information:
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NameStefan Pirker
Email ApplicationYes
AddressDepartment of Particulate Flow Modelling
Johannes Kepler Universität
Altenbergerstr. 69
4040 Linz
Record Data:
Last Modified03:48:33, Monday, July 28, 2014

► Graphical User Interface Software , NUMECA International SA
   28 Jul, 2014 
Job Record #12052
TitleGraphical User Interface Software
CategoryJob in Industry
EmployerNUMECA International SA
LocationBelgium, Brussels
InternationalYes, international applications are welcome
Closure Date* None *
NUMECA, a worldwide operating CFD software company (, 
develops engineering flow simulation software widely used by engineers and 
designers in a large range of fluid engineering applications, from Aerospace, 
Power Generation, Energy to Race Cars and Yachts.  NUMECA is rapidly expanding, 
with a 2 digits growth rate over the last few years, and is continuously  
looking for young and senior talented coworkers. The company has its 
headquarters in Brussels (Belgium), subsidiaries in San Francisco (USA), Mons 
(Belgium), Tokyo (Japan), Bangalore (India), Beijing (China) and Hong-Kong and 
is active worldwide through its network of agents and partners in Asia, Europe 
and America. The company employs over 90 persons in Belgium and around 120 

NUMECA offers a stimulating, young and multicultural environment, competitive 
benefits (including profit sharing) and excellent job growth opportunities.

To further sustain and accelerate its growth, NUMECA International is looking 
for talented candidates.

Reference:  job number DEV 201401-02
Number of jobs:   1

NUMECA is looking for Software Engineers, to join its team in Brussels. 

You will be responsible for developing, enhancing and maintaining the graphical 
user interfaces of the Numeca software product suite. In this position you will 
be in close contact with CFD scientists and will translate their requests into 
state-of-the-art interactive tools to be used by our users, worldwide. You will 
keep abreast of the latest trends and technology in the field of human-computer 
interaction design pushing forward innovation and creativity in this domain. 
Required skills:

- A degree in Computer Science is a minimum asset.
- In-depth knowledge of  C++ programming language
- In-depth knowledge of scripting and programming tools
- Prior experience with development of GUI for industrial CAE/CAD/CFD packages
- Knowledge of human-computer interaction design
- Experience in programming using Qt, Tcl/Tk
- Good analytical and communication skills

Applicants should be highly motivated and dynamic, have good analytical and 
communication skills,  be a team player able to meet the highest quality 
standards in software development.
Proven skills in engineering problem solving and written/oral communication are 

Please send motivation letter and resume  plus relevant technical papers, 
reports, references, etc. to:
Michel Pottiez, Technical Director, NUMECA International s.a. at
Indicate clearly the reference job number.

Contact Information:
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NameMichel Pottiez
Email ApplicationYes
Record Data:
Last Modified03:44:14, Monday, July 28, 2014

► Research Fellow Aerodynamics of High Speed Rail Ballast Flight, The University of Southampton
   28 Jul, 2014 
Job Record #12050
TitleResearch Fellow Aerodynamics of High Speed Rail Ballast Flight
CategoryContract Work
EmployerThe University of Southampton
LocationUnited Kingdom, Southampton
InternationalYes, international applications are welcome
Closure DateSunday, August 24, 2014
Research Fellow in Aerodynamics of High Speed Rail Ballast Flight

Aerodynamics & Flight Mechanics Research Group

Faculty of Engineering and the Environment

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £28,695 to £35,256 
Full Time, Fixed Term - 18 Months
Closing Date:  Sunday 24 August 2014
Reference:  435614AK

The Aerodynamics and Flight Mechanics (AFM) Research Group at the University of 
Southampton is seeking a Research Fellow to work on an EPSRC project.  You will 
investigate various aspects of rail tracks, together with Civil Engineering and 
ISVR at University of Southampton and the Railway Research and Education Centre 
at University of Birmingham. The AFM group is comprised of experts in 
theoretical, computational and experimental fluid mechanics and our aim is to 
provide an environment in which these different approaches can be combined and 
focused on particular topics of practical importance. You will join a vibrant 
team working in different areas of fluid mechanics ranging from environmental 
flows to biomedical applications.

You will carry out research aimed at developing fundamental understanding of 
rail track ballast flight aerodynamics through computational fluid dynamics 
modelling. You will perform massive parallel computations to model the flow of 
trains on railway with ballast tracks, which is expected to improve the 
understanding of train aerodynamics and to help design a model investigating 
other influencing factors on track ballast flight.

You should have or be close to completing a PhD in Fluid Mechanics or a related 
area with an emphasis on numerical modelling. A publication record in one or 
more of the following areas is desirable: complex geometry flow modelling, 
vortex dynamics, flow/structure interaction, and cavity flow aerodynamics. 
Experience in parallel computation is highly desirable. Strong communication 
and language skills, as evidenced by publications and presentations, are 

Application procedure

Please contact Dr Zhiwei HU ( for further details about the 

You should submit your completed online application form at If you need any assistance, please call Geraldine Lewis 
(Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 2507. Please quote reference 435614AK on 
all correspondence.

Contact Information:
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NameGeraldine Lewis
Email ApplicationNo
Phone+44 (0) 23 8059 2507
Record Data:
Last Modified03:02:10, Monday, July 28, 2014

► 2 x Senior CFD Thermal Design Engineer EUROPE ONLY, TAIT
   28 Jul, 2014 
Job Record #11805
Title2 x Senior CFD Thermal Design Engineer EUROPE ONLY
CategoryContract Work
LocationSweden, Available NOW!!, Kista
InternationalYes, international applications are welcome
Closure DateThursday, July 31, 2014
2 x Senior CFD Thermal Design Engineer EUROPE ONLY

Are you experienced and successful within Thermal Design for CFD at both 
detailed design and system level. Server cooling of large PCB’s systems? if so, 
this role will appeal to you. 


•	To take on the challenge to design and compare future cooling concepts -
COOLING of Electronics

•	Responsible for Thermal analysis of various telecom equipment including 
requirement specification analysis

•	Technological studies in the electronic cooling design area

•	Cooperate and at times lead other associated design teams on a global 
basis regarding Thermal issues

•	Use CFD programs like Ice Pack, Flotherm and Fluent and produce results
•	Provide conceptual design of equipment and comparison of various 
thermal solutions in both the cost and the functionality perspective.

Skills Sought:
•	CFD cooling of electronics and understanding of "conceptual design" of 
equipment and comparison of various thermal solutions for both cost and 

•	At least 5 years+ within CFD Thermal design with the computer/server or 
telecom industry like Ericsson, Marconi, Nokia, Alcatel Lucent, Nortel - (not 
aerospace, defence or motor industry)  

•	Good knowledge and understanding of CFD cooling electronic systems and 

•	Proficiency with advanced CFD programs

•	Experience of the ‘platform, concept & product portfolio from initial 
phase of product lifecycle

•	Have a sincere interest of novel Thermal CFD techniques and development 

•	Fluency in English, both verbally and in writing

•	Bachelor Degree, Masters in electrical engineering or equivalent 

My client is one of the fastest growing ICT hi-tech solutions providers in the 
world. Global R & D budget and innovative new projects are increasing. 
Headcount is still rising... 43,600 employees engaged in R&D, 40,000+ patents 
and rising via 17 research institutes in countries worldwide. This company is 
highly successful and is continuing its investment in people and for the 
future, in leading edge solutions and products. They are looking for people who 
share their vision & commitment to providing innovative products, services and 
solutions and understand it as their mission to create long-term value and 
growth potential for their clients.

Start: 		Now to December 2014 - We can wait for the right people.
Status:		Consultancy, long...... term project

Only Candidates LEGALLY entitled to work in Europe will be considered for this 
role. Employee or long term consultant options apply.
Contact Information:
Please mention the CFD Jobs Database, record #11805 when responding to this ad.
NameChris Dye
Email ApplicationYes
Record Data:
Last Modified02:22:43, Monday, July 28, 2014

► PhD in Multiphase Flow Modelling, Aix Marseille University
   27 Jul, 2014 
Job Record #12049
TitlePhD in Multiphase Flow Modelling
CategoryPhD Studentship
EmployerAix Marseille University
LocationFrance, Marseille
InternationalYes, international applications are welcome
Closure DateSaturday, November 01, 2014
For EU applicants only.
PhD in reactive materials and dust explosion modelling in complex topographies.
Strong knowledge in computational fluid dynamics, hyperbolic equations, applied 
mathematics, unstructured mesh algorithms, combustion modelling, heat and mass 
Funding request has to be asked to a government agency selecting only yound (less 
than 24) and excellent EU applicants.

Contact Information:
Please mention the CFD Jobs Database, record #12049 when responding to this ad.
Email ApplicationYes
Record Data:
Last Modified15:56:47, Sunday, July 27, 2014

► CFD Developer, Newmerical Technologies Int.
   27 Jul, 2014 
Job Record #11804
TitleCFD Developer
CategoryJob in Industry
EmployerNewmerical Technologies Int.
LocationCanada, Quebec, Montreal
InternationalYes, international applications are welcome
Closure DateFriday, April 24, 2015
NTI  is  the  world’s  premier  developer  and  provider  of  commercial 
in-flight  icing simulation software and associated design, testing and
certification services.


Duties and responsibilities:
1.  Development of CFD meshing/re-meshing algorithms 
2.  Development of CFD mesh adaptation codes 
3.  MPI parallelization
4.  Validation and testing
5.  Supporting documentation


Applicants  must  have  a  Master  degree  or  a  Ph.D.  degree  in  Applied 
Mathematics, Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering.

Applicants must  be Canadian citizens or be eligible to obtain  a valid Canadian
work permit.

To  be  considered,  applicants  must  demonstrate  competence  in  most  of 
these subjects:
1.  Mesh generation and mesh adaptation algorithms for hybrid meshes
2.  Error estimators and their use in mesh adaptation
3.  In-depth knowledge of C++, C, FORTRAN 90/95, Linux and shell languages
4.  MPI parallel programming, mesh partitioning, load balancing
5.  Splines and parametric surface representation
6.  Code development, testing, validation and maintenance

Note:  experience  solely  based  on  utilizing  commercial  grid  generation 
software  is insufficient to fulfill these requirements and will not be taken
into consideration.

In addition, knowledge of these subjects is highly desirable:
1.  CAD packages, such as Pro/Engineer or AutoCAD
2.  Mesh generation experience with packages such as ICEMCFD, Gridgen

Personal qualities:
Maturity,  good  work  ethics  and  organization,  quick  learning  abilities, 
initiative  and ability  to  integrate  and  participate  in  a  dynamic  team,
 good  verbal  and  written communication. 

Contact Information:
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NameRecruitment Manager
Email ApplicationYes
Record Data:
Last Modified10:39:54, Sunday, July 27, 2014

► Marie S. curie PostDoc in CFD -Membrane Technology, Cologne University of Applied Sciences
   26 Jul, 2014 
Job Record #12048
TitleMarie S. curie PostDoc in CFD -Membrane Technology
CategoryJob in Academia
EmployerCologne University of Applied Sciences
LocationGermany, NRW, Cologne
InternationalYes, international applications are welcome
Closure Date* None *
I am professor of chemical engineering at the Cologne University of Applied Sciences an I am 
searching for candidates for a Marie Curie PostDoc PostDoc Fellowship. The Project is collaboration 
between the Cologne University of Applied Sciences, the Sartorius Group (membrane manufacturer) 
and the Goettingen University.

Our objective is to combine state of the art CFD techniques, modern algorithms and advanced 
analytical methods (e.g. Small Angle Neutron Scattering) in order to simulate the complex 
phenomena that occur in polymeric films during the industrial manufacture of membranes. You will 
work in close collaboration with students and industrial partners.

The successful candidate will prepare the proposal with me. Eligible Candidates should own a PhD 
or have 4 years of research experience after obtaining the university degree. Interested candidates 
can send me an email with a cv at this address

If you feel interested, don't hesitate to contact me!

Best regards

Contact Information:
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Namestephan Barbe
Email ApplicationYes
Record Data:
Last Modified04:06:40, Saturday, July 26, 2014

► Computational Scientist , Science & Technology Facilities Council, The Hartree Centre
   25 Jul, 2014 
Job Record #12047
TitleComputational Scientist
CategoryPostDoc Position
EmployerScience & Technology Facilities Council, The Hartree Centre
LocationUnited Kingdom, Warrington
InternationalYes, international applications are welcome
Closure DateSunday, August 24, 2014
About Us
The Science and Technology Facilities Council is a world-leading multi-
disciplinary science organisation, and our goal is to deliver economic, 
societal, scientific and international benefits to the UK and its people – and 
more broadly to the world.

Underpinned by £37.5 million of Government investment and combining the UK’s 
premier supercomputing environment with an unrivalled depth and breadth of 
related skills and experience, The Hartree Centre accelerates research and 
innovation and pushes the boundaries of the possible.

About the Role
We have an exciting opportunity available for a highly motivated and talented 
Computational Scientist in Computational Fluid Dynamics & Industrial 
Applications to work in the field of computational fluid dynamics 
(CFD) and high performance computing (HPC) and apply their knowledge to 
industrial projects. 

You will play a key role supporting and delivering industrially-led 
computational engineering research on major HPC facilities.  The role will 
involve working closely with project partners on a diverse set of topics 
ranging from capillary filling, fluid-structure interaction, non-Newtonian 
flows, through to advanced turbomachinery applications. To meet this 
challenging role, you will need to have a broad interest in the application of 
CFD and to have a flexible approach with projects.

About You
To join us you will need:
• Must hold, or be about to finish, a Doctorate degree (or equivalent). 
• A high standard of English, both written and oral, is essential as the work 
will entail close dialogue with industrial partners
• To have the ability to work on your own initiative and within a team on a 
range of projects

Ideally you will have a track record of using your expertise to solve problems 
with an industrial focus and be familiar with commercial CFD packages and/or 
major open-source CFD software, including advanced pre- and post-processing 

If you have a good knowledge of fluid dynamics, partial differential equations, 
or numerical methods you are welcome to apply and the post may be particularly 
suitable to researchers with appropriate CFD experience in fields such as 
Numerical Analysis, Applied Mathematics or Mechanical Engineering. Experience 
with HPC, high level programming languages such as Fortran, Python, C++ or C, 
and parallelisation with MPI and/or OpenMP, would be considered an advantage.

In return for your talents, we offer a competitive benefits package including 
30 days annual leave, an excellent index linked pension scheme and learning and 
development opportunities.

Applications are handled by UKSBS Shared Services Centre; to apply please visit 
our job board at  

Applicants who are unable to apply online should contact us by telephone on 
01793 867000. Please quote reference number IRC131993.

Contact Information:
Please mention the CFD Jobs Database, record #12047 when responding to this ad.
NameRecruitment Manager
Email ApplicationNo
Record Data:
Last Modified02:38:51, Friday, July 25, 2014

► Research Fellow, University of Warwick
   24 Jul, 2014 
Job Record #12046
TitleResearch Fellow
CategoryPostDoc Position
EmployerUniversity of Warwick
LocationUnited Kingdom, Coventry
InternationalYes, international applications are welcome
Closure DateSunday, August 31, 2014
A Research Fellow position is available in the School of Engineering at 
University of Warwick, United Kingdom. The purpose of the Fellowship is 
twofold. Initially the fellow is expected to contribute to an existing project 
by conducting large eddy simulation of premixed syngas flames using open source 
computational fluid dynamics (CFD) code OpenFOAM until September 2015. 
Following that, the fellow will work on Warwick’s part of joint project 
on “Integrated safety strategies for on-board hydrogen storage systems”. The 
collaborative project between three institutions aims to develop novel safety 
strategies and engineering solutions to increase the fire resistance of onboard 
hydrogen storage systems. Key activities at Warwick will include hazards 
identification and associated risk assessment, consequence analysis of 
potential fires in hydrogen fuel cell vehicles as well as fire attacks from 
adjacent vehicles (including gasoline vehicles) and finite element analysis of 
tank response in fire environment. The Fellow will need to work in close 
collaboration with fellow researchers based at partner institutions and other 
industrial and academic collaborators of the consortium.  

The applicants should have a PhD in numerical combustion and experience in CFD 
code development for combustion applications. Experience with OpenFOAM and 
finite element analysis is desirable but not essential. 

Salary range: £30 to £37K. 

Informal enquiries about the post may be addressed to: Professor Jennifer Wen,

Contact Information:
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NameJennifer Wen
Email ApplicationYes
AddressSchool of Engineering
University of Warwick
Record Data:
Last Modified11:08:50, Thursday, July 24, 2014

► Research Assistant, IIT BOMBAY
   24 Jul, 2014 
Job Record #12045
TitleResearch Assistant
CategoryJob in Academia
LocationIndia, Maharashtra, Mumbai
InternationalNo, only national applications will be considered
Closure DateSunday, August 31, 2014
Specialization: OpenFOAM

Salary: Consolidated salary Rs.21000/- p.m.


B.E/B.Tech/M.E/ in Mechanical/Aerospace/Chemical Engineering.


Candidates should have basic knowledge about OpenFOAM software package.Ability
to work on LINUX platforms

Knowledge of the following will be an added advantage:

-Knowledge about Fluid Mechanics, Heat Transfer and basics of Computational
Fluid Dynamics

-Experience of working with any CAD and Meshing software

-Basic knowledge of C or C++

-Some earlier project work or published work using CFD

Job Responsibilities:

Candidate will have to create spoken tutorials and work on TBC (Text Book
Companion ) for OpenFOAM. 

Location : Mumbai
Contact Information:
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NameOpenFOAM Team IIT Bombay
Email ApplicationYes
Record Data:
Last Modified04:09:06, Thursday, July 24, 2014

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