PhD position in numerical modelling

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PhD position in numerical modelling

#1 Post by mmagaldi » Fri May 17, 2019 4:04 pm

The Department of Civil, Chemical and Environmental Engineering, University of Genoa (Italy), has three openings for PhD positions in the field of coastal engineering and oceanography. One of the three positions will be focused on numerical modeling of coastal circulation, in collaboration with CNR-ISMAR, Lerici (Italy).

Candidates, in order be admitted to the selection, are expected to contact a member of the scientific committee of the PhD program ( ... maces.html) in order to discuss a possible research project to be developed during the PhD and to obtain a local support letter.

Please feel free to contact the Curriculum Coordinator Prof. Giovanni Besio ( for further information.

The official call can be found here

Candidates should apply to the Course in Civil, Chemical and Environmental Engineering (Curriculum FLUID DYNAMICS AND ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING) and to the Course in Marine Sciences and Technologies (Curriculum in ENGINEERING FOR MARINE AND COASTAL ENVIRONMENTS). Deadline to submit the applications is June 12, at noon Italian time.

The conditions of the scholarship will match the University of Genoa Doctoral scholarship, which provides funding for 3 years, with a net salary of 1100 €/month (social security included). Medical care is assured by the national health care system.

  • - Experience in computer programming (numerical modeling, Matlab, Python, Fortran, C/C++, netcdf and grib files handling),
    - Successful candidates will preferentially hold MS Degrees in Civil Engineering, Coastal Engineering, Ocean Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, Earth Science or a in closely related field,
    - Strong mathematics and physics background,
    - Very good knowledge of spoken and written English,
    - Teamwork ability.
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