Manage and drive forward your research project
Attend doctoral school courses, trainings and events
Disseminate your results at conferences and seminars
Author scientific articles and your PhD thesis
Engage in the acquisition of research funding
Contribute to teaching, supervision of student projects
Master’s degree in Computational Mechanics, Computational Physics
Profound knowledge of Continuum Mechanics / Materials Science and Finite Element Methods
Familiar with Python programming, TeX-based documentation and associated software environments;
Experience with the FEniCS framework is an asset
Good English language skills (minimum certified B2 level, C1 level is a plus)
Willingness to work in a multilingual and international environment
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
A dynamic and well-equipped research environment
Intensive training in scientific and transferable skills, participation in schools, conferences and workshops
Personal work space at the University of Luxembourg
Application submission : Before proceeding with the submission of your application, please prepare the following documents.
Curriculum vitae (maximum two pages)
Motivation letter (maximum two pages) detailing how you meet the selection criteria
Research statement (maximum two pages) outlining your scientifc interests and describing your specific PhD research perspectives
Publication list (if any) and PDFs of those publications
Master’s thesis (final or draft, if draft, then state the expected submission date)
Full contact details of two persons willing to act as referees
Copies of diplomas, transcripts with grades, with English, French or German translation
All documents should be uploaded in PDF format via the UL online submission system until 30 October 2019 . Early submission is strongly encouraged;
applications will be processed upon arrival. Please note that incomplete applications as well as applications sent by e-
mail will not be considered.
Selection process : Candidates will be shortlisted based on the criteria detailed above. Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview and / or interviewed by phone.
Research work in Luxembourg : Please see the Foreign Researcher’s Guide to Luxembourg for more information on research employment in Luxembourg and the procedures that apply.
The University of Luxembourg is an equal opportunity employer.
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