PhD Position offer

TITLE: PhD position on Numerical modelization of biomedical flow in microchannels via Lattice-Boltzman, OpenFoam and commercial codes.

The Department of Mechanical Engineering of the University Rovira i Virgili of Tarragona is looking for an outstanding and committed candidate for PhD studies in the field of computational and experimental fluid dynamics.

PROJECT TITLE: Characterization by Lattice Boltzmann methods of heat and mass coupled transport in a microchannel absorber.

REQUIREMENTS:: Candidates should have a graduate degree in a relevant engineering, mathematics or physics subject, and be highly motivated to undertake research in this field. Candidates with a background in computational and/or experimental fluid dynamics are strongly encouraged to apply.

Candidates will be refused if
- they have previously initiated their PHD funded by current or previous National Plan for R+D
- they are already doctors
- they have had previously a PHD contract for a period longer than 12 months Candidates can only apply for a single project. Please ensure that you apply for our project (reference DPI2016-75791-C2-1-P).

STUDENTSHIP:: The project is planned for 4 years, with a gross salary of 16.422 euros/year. Also cost of tuition is covered, as well as funding of stay in another R+D centre during the project.

APPLICATION PROCESS:: To apply for this position, you should take the following actions:

1. Candidate registration
All candidates must be registered as researchers in the Online Register of Spanish Ministry of Economy, Industry and Competitiveness

2. Documentation required
Copy of the passport
Curriculum Vitae (no format limitations: language: Spanish or English)
Copy of academic degree

3. Dead line: October 18th (2017), 15h

4. Application
All applications must be entered through the electronic system

Please don't forget to apply for our project (reference DPI2016-75791-C2-1-P).

Let us know in case you are interested in applying for this position or you need further information.

Contact Person

Lluís Vàzquez (
Department of Mechanical Engineering - ETSEQ
Av. Països Catalans, 26 , 43007 Tarragona, Spain
Phone: (+34) 977 558 775