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Computational Physicist, Shock Waves (26463)

£50k to £75k DoE plus top benefits

Design and develop complex multiphysics simulations for extreme environments

This focused company seeks a Computational Physicist to join their innovative team to develop and run simulations and understand the dynamics and physical processes in extreme speed and pressure experimental conditions.

The role involves using theoretical physics designs to invent new complex systems, requiring a good understanding of the effects of massively high temperatures and pressures on components’ shapes and materials. There are unusually complex physical processes at play and the team will work together to create modelled solutions. The systems are manufactured in-house with the resultant experimentation and analysis used to maximise performance.

The requirements are:-

  • PhD from a highly-ranked university in physics or engineering (or relevant industry experience)
  • Robust post-doctoral or industry experience in simulation tools for complex multiphysics systems
  • Excellent knowledge of high-energy shock physics or inertial fusion physics
  • Experience in using Python for analysis of experimental data
  • Enthusiasm and desire to work in a multidisciplinary team environment

This dynamic company is well-funded and offers a friendly working environment close to Oxford. The team works closely with both computational and experimental physicists. An excellent package is on offer, including competitive salary and share options.

Keywords: Shock Physics, HEDP, Plasma Physics, Simulations, Modelling, Multiphysics, Fusion, Python, Oxford.

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