08/07/2022
European Research Council

Post-doctoral position ZARATHUSTRA-P1

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    EngineeringAerospace engineering
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    31/07/2022 23:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Spain › Leganes
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    To be defined
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    37,5
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    03/10/2022
  • EU RESEARCH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMME
    H2020 / ERC
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    950466

OFFER DESCRIPTION

Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M, www.uc3m.es) invites applications to fill Post-doctoral position ZARATHUSTRA-P1.

The selected candidate will study the instabilities that are present in the discharge of electrodeless plasma thrusters and magnetic nozzles, developing models and codes amenable to linear and nonlinear stability analysis techniques. The contract will be funded by the recently awarded ERC Starting Grant project ZARATHUSTRA (Revolutionizing advanced electrodeless plasma thrusters for space transportation). The candidate will join the Space Propulsion and Plasmas Team (EP2, http://ep2.uc3m.es/) at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, and collaborate closely with other researchers fully dedicated to the project under the supervision of Dr. M. Merino.

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More Information

Benefits

  • 2-year contract (with optional 1-year extension); annual gross salary in the 30k – 32k € range.
  • Become part of a young, dynamic, highly qualified, collaborative team.
  • Flexible working environment and schedule.
  • Opportunity to travel to international conferences to present research activities.
  • Opportunity to carry out research internships abroad.
  • Health coverage under the National Health System.

Selection process

Interested candidates must send their applications to cbackenk@pa.uc3m.es indicating in the e-mail subject the reference “ZARATHUSTRA-P1,” and attaching in pdf format the following documents:

  • A motivation letter of experience, interests, and research goals (max. 1 page).
  • CV, including relevant education, experience and knowledge.
  • Sample of best works of the candidate
  • The contact information of up to two references (will be contacted during the hiring process).

Submissions from female candidates are particularly encouraged. Reception of applications closes by July 31, 2022. Early applications are strongly encouraged, while later applications may be considered until the vacancy is occupied. Contract will begin in October 2022, though an earlier/later start date can be agreed.

 

Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVEL
    Engineering: PhD or equivalent
  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES
    ENGLISH: Good

Specific Requirements

  • PhD holder in Aerospace Engineering, Plasma Physics, Fluid Dynamics, or other relevant fields.
  • Demonstrable experience on modeling, code development, numerical analysis, postprocessing.
  • Outstanding academic record; critical & creative thinking.
  • International experience; team-working and communications skills.
  • Good proficiency in English (oral & written).
  • Ability to lead independently with a research line, and to deal proactively with scientific and engineering challenges.

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
Spain
Madrid
Leganes
28911
Avenida de la Universidad 30

EURAXESS offer ID: 810358

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