Thursday, September 27, 2007

Postdoc Position in Fundacion Universidad Empresa, Spain

The SIMUMAT group is seeking to hire two postdocs in the general area of Mathematical Modeling and Numerical Simulation. Positions would start on January 1st, 2008.

SIMUMAT is a newly created research group in Applied Mathematics, funded by the Regional Government of Madrid, and including researchers from several research and higher education institutions. SIMUMAT seeks a new integrative approach of mathematics and simulation, in order to address fundamental and applied questions in a variety of fields through the integration of mathematical analysis, advanced computing and empirical data. Active research areas include fluid mechanics, aircraft design, geometrical mechanics, control, optimization, complex systems in biology, sociology and economics, and computational mathematics.

The successful candidate will work with one or more members of the SIMUMAT team and function in a multidisciplinary environment, working with mathematicians, physicists, and computer scientists.

* Large experience in mathematical, computational, and theoretical modeling.
* Experience working effectively in a team effort.
* Excellent written skills as demonstrated by publication record.
* One of the positions will involve help with the management of the SIMUMAT linux cluster ODISEA. For this position, some experience in these tasks is required.
* Familiarity or experience with high-performance computing.
* Good oral presentation skills.
* Demonstrated ability to collaborate and communicate with researchers with diverse scientific backgrounds.

The net stipend will be around 24,000 EUR per year, plus medical insurance. A limited budget will also be available for traveling. The post is within any of the Institutions participating in SIMUMAT (Instituto de Matemáticas y Física Fundamental, CSIC, Madrid; Departamento de Matemáticas, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid; Departamento de Matemáticas, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid; Instituto Nacional de Técnica Aerospacial (INTA), Madrid).

Please submit a resume, publications list, a cover letter outlining current research interests and at least 1 letter of recommendation by email to Sara Cebrián Robles (sara.cebrian[ at ] Further information can also be requested from this e-address.

Additional information about the team can be found at