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Job Record #17066
TitleSoftware Engineer - Phd Candidate (SseCOID)
CategoryJob in Industry
EmployerNUMECA International SA
LocationBelgium, Brussels
InternationalYes, international applications are welcome
Closure Date* None *
NUMECA International is a worldwide company developing simulation software for 
fluid flows, multiphysics and optimization, widely used by engineers and 
designers in a large range of fluid engineering applications, in Aerospace, 
Power Generation, Energy, Automotive, Marine, oil and gas, as well as many 
industrial areas of manufacturing.

Our teams are fully committed to develop and implement creative solutions. 

We believe that quality, rigor and innovation are the keys for success. With a 
team of highly skilled and motivated co-workers, NUMECA offers a stimulating, 
young and multicultural environment.

NUMECA has its headquarters in Brussels (Belgium), and subsidiaries in 
different countries in Europe, USA and Asia. 

In the framework of the Marie Sklodowska-Curie H2020 project SseCOID, an Early 
Stage Researcher (ESR) position is open and NUMECA is looking for a PHD 
Candidate in Software Engineering for a project entitled: 

“High fidelity simulations of a transitional flow over a tri-dimensional wing 
by means of high-fidelity methods”.

Main Objectives:

The main objectives of SseCOID* are: 

(*Stability and Sensitivity Methods for Flow Control and Industrial Design)

1) to investigate the detailed flow around a 3D wing in a transitional mode. 
Transition and buffet scenarios will be considered. 

2) To optimize the high-fidelity  methods applied to steady and unsteady 


The PhD will be based at NUMECA International, in Brussels and supervised by 
Prof. Ch Hirsch and Dr. Kunal Puri, and secondments are foreseen at partner 
institutions of the SseCOID network. 

To be able to assume this role, the minimum qualifications are:

*Degree in engineering, aeronautics, applied mathematics or physics, or 
equivalent expertise: MEng or MSc grade and less than 4 years of full time 
research experience (entitled to enter in a PhD programme);

*Excellent computational skills and interest in CFD programming (e.g. C++, 
Fortran) and fluid modelling are expected;

*Not have been working or studying in Belgium more than 12 months during the 
last 3 years;

*Fluent English language is a prerequisite for the role. 

The additional qualifications are:

*Familiarity with turbulence modelling would be an asset;

*Familiarity with scale resolving simulations and their post-processing.


You should be highly motivated and dynamic, have good communication and 
analytical skills, be a stress-resistant problem solver, be a team player able 
to meet the highest quality standards, and ideally have a passion for 

What do we offer?

The position includes a very competitive 3 year scholarship based on European 
project standards. We also offer to work in a stimulating, young and 
multicultural environment. 

How to apply?

Please apply via our web site and send a cover letter, a resume, plus relevant 
technical papers, reports, references, etc.              
Contact Information:
Please mention the CFD Jobs Database, record #17066 when responding to this ad.
NamePaloma Hasselwander
Email ApplicationNo
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