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Job Record #16964
TitlePost-doc position for optimisation of thermal processing plants
CategoryJob in Academia
EmployerUniversity of Luxembourg
LocationLuxembourg, Luxemburg
InternationalYes, international applications are welcome
Closure DateThursday, April 01, 2021
The University of Luxembourg within its multi-disciplinary and –cultural 
environment seeks a post-doc collaborator for participating in an advanced grant 
at the interface of academia and industry. The objective of this proposal is to 
integrate Modelica ( in conjunction with the Numerical 
Optimizer into the simulation platform of ASETS-LUX s.a.r.l Luxembourg 
( as the industry partner. 
Modelica is a one-dimensional simulation framework for representing an entire 
plant with its devices. Based on a Modelica model, the performance and design of 
a plant are carried out that subsequently optimised with Dakota. The goal of the 
project is to apply this technology for biomass2energy and waste2energy plants 
and furthermore onto other technology plants.
The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, in the heart of Europe, a multilingual country, 
and headquarters of many European institutions and businesses, offers a 
particularly interesting setting. The University of Luxembourg offers students 
the opportunity to pursue post-doctoral studies under the supervision in 
cooperation with other host institutions.

Profile of the successful candidate:
    • PhD in applied science or similar with focus on fluid dynamics
    • Familiar with simulation environments preferably DWSim or Modelica
    • One of the working languages: English, German or French
    • Willingness to work in an inter-cultural environment
    • Highly independent, motivated and with persistence in tackling and 
completing difficult tasks;

We offer:
    • A dynamic and well-equipped research environment within XDEM research team
    • Intensive training in scientific and transferable skills, participation in 
schools. conferences and workshops.
    • Fixed term employee contracts, subject to review, at UL
    • Personal work space at UL.

Gender policy:
UL strives to increase the proportion of female PhD students in its faculties. 
Therefore, we explicitly encourage women to apply.

Application submission:
Before proceeding with the submission of your application, please prepare the 
following documents.
    • Curriculum vitae
    • Motivation letter (maximum one pages) detailing how you meet the selection 
criteria for the given research direction.
    • Publication list and PDFs of those publications.
    • Copies of diplomas, transcripts with grades, with English, French or 
German translation.
Interested candidates are invited to send an application electronically by 
August 31st, 2020 to: 
Prof. B. Peters
Campus Kirchberg
6, rue Richard Couldenhove-Kalgeri
L-1359 Luxembourg
Phone: +352 4666 44 5496 Fax: +352 4666 44 5500
Email: http: and
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NameBernhard Peters
Email ApplicationYes
Phone+352 4666 44 5496
Fax+352 4666 44 5500
Address6 Rue Coudenhove=Kalergi
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