The Academy of Sciences of the Czech rebublic - ASCR


Numerical modeler in plasma physics
Institute of Plasma Physics of the Czech Academy of Sciences (IPP CAS) offer a unique opportunity to contribute to the development of cutting-edge scientific project in the field of thermonuclear fusion research – the COMPASS Upgrade tokamak. We are looking for a plasma physicist who will be involved in plasma core transport and equilibrium modelling.  
The duration of the position is for 2 years and can be extended further.   
Job description:
  • Core transport modelling for COMPASS Upgrade
  • Contribution to the development and maintenance of the flight simulator for the COMPASS Upgrade
  • Participation in scientific activities of the Theory and Modelling Department
Requirements and skills:
  • Education: University education in plasma physics, mathematics or computational engineering 
  • Programming languages: Python, Matlab
  • Working knowledge: English 
Beneficial is:
  • Experience in numerical modelling in equilibrium and core transport in magnetic confinement fusion devices.
  • C and/or C++, Fortran
  • git, CI/CD, Linux
We offer:
  • work in an inspirational environment on a cutting-edge scientific project.
  • full-time employment. 
  • five weeks of vacation per year, sick days. 
  • possibility of partial work from home.
  • flexible working time.
  • contribution to pension insurance and other benefits. 
David Tskhakaya,