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PhD Computational Physicist (25766)

South Coast
c£35k depending on experience

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Numerical modelling of fluid flows - security clearance required

This small engineering consultancy specialises in research and project studies for highly complex fluid dynamics and aerodynamics. They develop models and solutions for problems that CFD packages can’t handle. The work is mathematically intensive and involves developing models for high-profile projects with a strong space and defence bias (including rockets, missiles, space probes and Mars-landers).

You will be a PhD graduate in Physics, Maths or Aerospace Engineering (or similar) with a strong mix of scientific and software skills. The ideal experience lies in computational fluid dynamics or plasma physics research / simulation with software development skills. A background in developing numerical models would be of interest.

Prior to your PhD, you will have gained an undergraduate degree at a highly-ranked university following A levels graded at A* and A.

This is an excellent opportunity to join this small and innovative company at the cutting edge of technology.

*Due to the defence nature of some of their projects you must be a UK national (applicants with dual nationality are, unfortunately, unable to be considered).

Keywords: UK national, PhD, 1st, CFD, Physics, Aerospace Engineering, Fluid Flow, Hampshire, Consultancy.

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