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Job Record #18011
TitleGranular and Multiphase Flows–Methods and Tools
CategoryPhD Studentship
EmployerTU Graz
LocationAustria, Styria, Graz
InternationalYes, international applications are welcome
Closure DateTuesday, October 25, 2022

We are looking for a university project assistant starting between December 2022 
and March 2023. This position will be financed for 4 years. It is expected that 
the successful 
applicant also enrolls in 
TU Graz’ doctoral program, specifically the Doctoral School of Chemical and 
Process Engineering 

In this position you will be working in the research group “Simulation Science” 
( at TU Graz. You will be given the opportunity to 
work with the group 
members, as well interact with a network of international partners. Your project 
aims to maintain 
and establish methods and tools for predicting multiphase flows, including 
verification and 
validation with latest experimental techniques (e.g., using μCT imaging data, Your project might include teaching activities, as 
well as the development 
of teaching material, especially at the later stages of your project.

Skills we are looking for
We are looking for outstanding candidates with the ability to excel in research. 
The candidates must 
be eager to learn and gain new experience. Specific skills needed for the 
position are:
• Physics background: you must hold a master’s degree in (fluid) mechanics, 
process engineering, 
chemical engineering, (technical) physics, particle technology or similar. You 
must have a basic 
understanding of the flow of granular materials and suspensions.
• Modeling and simulation expertise: You should bring a strong interest in 
modelling at the particle 
scale, and you must have a first experience with numerical simulations. Ideally, 
you are already a 
user of Discrete Element Method-based or CFD-DEM-based simulators such as 
CFDEM® or OpenFOAM®.
• Software and programming background: you must have at least basic programming 
skills in a compiled 
computer language, preferably C/C++. You should be open to use Linux-based 
operating systems, as 
well as computing clusters. Skills in Matlab/octave or Python are a strong plus.
• Personality and ability to communicate: you should have a goal-oriented and 
personality, you should have the capability to learn rapidly and sustainably. 
You should be able to 
communicate effectively using English as a language.

Details and How to Apply
A PDF with detailed instructions will be available mid of September 2022 here:

Note that applications MUST be uploaded to a cloud-server. Email applications 
will NOT be 

Contact Information:
Please mention the CFD Jobs Database, record #18011 when responding to this ad.
NameStefan Radl
Email ApplicationNo
AddressInffeldgasse 13/III
Record Data:
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