PhD position in numerical methods determining vibrations of coupled structures

University of Twente
November 07, 2022
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You will model the physics of the coupled structure using dual variables, develop mixed numerical schemes and study the corresponding compatibility condition between the approximation spaces. Eventually, you can relax these conditions and quantify under which conditions the numerical error is still within a given tolerance or focus on solver strategies including preconditioning, possibly with multigrid or domain decomposition.

Your profile
  • You are an enthusiastic and highly motivated researcher.
  • You have, or will shortly, acquire a Master degree in applied mathematics, with advances courses in finite element methods.
  • You have a good team spirit and like to work in an interdisciplinary and internationally oriented environment.
  • You are proficient in English.
  • Our offer
  • As a PhD student at UT, you will be appointed to a full-time position for four years, with a qualifier in the first year, within a very stimulating and exciting scientific environment;
  • The University offers a dynamic ecosystem with enthusiastic colleagues;
  • Your salary and associated conditions are in accordance with the collective labour agreement for Dutch universities (CAO-NU);
  • You will receive a gross monthly salary ranging from € 2.541,- (first year) to € 3.247,- (fourth year);
  • There are excellent benefits including a holiday allowance of 8% of the gross annual salary, an end-of-year bonus of 8.3%, and a solid pension scheme;
  • A family-friendly institution that offers parental leave (both paid and unpaid);
  • You will have a training programme as part of the Twente Graduate School where you and your supervisors will determine a plan for a suitable education and supervision;
  • We encourage a high degree of responsibility and independence, while collaborating with close colleagues, researchers and other staff.
  • Information and application

    Are you interested in this position? Please send your application via the 'Apply now' button below before November 7, 2022 and include:

  • A detailed CV
  • An academic transcript of BSc and MSc education, including grades
  • A motivation letter (1-2 pages)
  • For more information regarding this position, you are welcome to contact Fleurianne Bertrand, f.bertrand@utwente.nl

    About the organization

    The faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science (EEMCS) uses mathematics, electronics and computer technology to contribute to the development of Information and Communication Technology (ICT). With ICT present in almost every device and product we use nowadays, we embrace our role as contributors to a broad range of societal activities and as pioneers of tomorrow's digital society. As part of a people-first tech university that aims to shape society, individuals and connections, our faculty works together intensively with industrial partners and researchers in the Netherlands and abroad, and conducts extensive research for external commissioning parties and funders. Our research has a high profile both in the Netherlands and internationally. It has been accommodated in three multidisciplinary UT research institutes: Mesa+ Institute, TechMed Centre and Digital Society Institute.

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    Apply. When you see a vacancy that appeals to you, you can apply online. We ask you to upload a CV and motivation letter and/or list of publications. You will receive a confirmation of receipt by e-mail.

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    Selection. The selection committee will review your application and you will receive a response within 2 weeks after the vacancy has been closed.

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    1st interview. The 1st (online or in person) meeting serves as an introduction where we introduce ourselves to you and you to us. You may be asked to give a short presentation. This will be further explained in the invitation.

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    2nd interview. In the second interview, we will further discuss the job content, your skills and your talents.

    Step 5

    The offer. If the conversations are positive, you will be made a suitable offer.

    Want to know more? Bertrand, F.H.C. (Fleurianne) Bertrand, F.H.C. (Fleurianne)

    Do you have questions about this vacancy? Then you can contact Fleurianne for all substantive questions about this position and the application procedure. For general questions about working for the UT, please refer to the chatbot.

    Contact

    Phone:+31534897870

    Email:f.bertrand@utwente.nl

    Your Colleagues
  • Bertrand, F.H.C. (Fleurianne)
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