Our client is seeking an experienced computational physicist to join their simulations team in building prediction and analysis models. The hydrocode models derived by this simulations group are used by a parallel experimental team to drive their work on fusion power generation.
To contribute successfully to this existing highly-qualified team, you will have a strong foundational understanding of numerical physics approaches alongside the ability to use this understanding to tackle unseen challenges.
- PhD level physics, maths or engineering together with a good first degree from a top-ranked university
- Excellent knowledge of physics with the ability to derive new strategies from first principles
- Good experience in computational modelling e.g. solving hydrodynamic equations, PDEs
- Enthusiasm and desire to work in a dynamic real-world team environment
- Excellent communication skills with evidence of taking the initiative
- Experience of architectural design and implementation of models in C++ and / or Python
This young and dynamic company is well-funded and offers a friendly working environment close to Oxford. In return, you will receive a very competitive salary with excellent benefits, including share options, flexible working and free lunches. In this role, you will work with a talented team of physicists and engineers on cutting-edge development.
Keywords: Computational physics, MHD, HEDP, simulation, numerical modelling, PDE, CFD, PhD, Oxford.
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