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PhD Student 100%

Paul Scherrer-Institut (PSI)

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PhD Student 100%

The Paul Scherrer Institute PSI is the largest research centre for natural and engineering sciences within Switzerland. We perform cutting-edge research in the fields of matter and materials, energy and environment and human health. By performing fundamental and applied research, we work on sustainable solutions for major challenges facing society, science and economy. PSI is committed to the training of future generations. Therefore about one quarter of our staff are post-docs, post-graduates or apprentices. Altogether PSI employs 2000 people.

For the Laboratory for Reactor Physics and Systems Behaviour we are looking for a

PhD Student

Multiscale Modelling of Nuclear Materials

Your tasks

  • Multiscale Modelling of the microstructural evolution in reactor vessel steels
  • Development and application of simulation and post-processing codes
  • Collaboration within the Horizon 2020 project SOTERIA
  • Present your scientific results at national and international conferences and publishing it in peer-reviewed journals

Your profile

  • You hold a Master degree in materials science, nuclear engineering or physics
  • Good programming skills (c/c++, Fortran, Python)
  • Experience in materials simulation
  • Good communication skills
  • Knowledge of nuclear technology is an advantage
  • Good English language skills are imperative and knowledge of German and/or French is a plus

You will be registered as a PhD student at KTH in Stockholm. Your main working place will be at the Paul Scherrer Institute.

We offer

Our institution is based on an interdisciplinary, innovative and dynamic collaboration. You will profit from a systematic training on the job, in addition to personal development possibilities and our pronounced vocational training culture. If you wish to optimally combine work and family life or other personal interests, we are able to support you with our modern employment conditions and the on-site infrastructure.

For further information please contact Dr Matthias Krack, phone +41 56 310 58 56.

Please submit your application online (including addresses of referees) for the position as PhD Student (index no. 4103-00).

Paul Scherrer Institut, Human Resources Management, Stefanie Whale, 5232 Villigen PSI, Switzerland