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Research Fellow (Plasma physics and simulation for fusion energy)
Nanyang Technological University

Date Posted Feb. 26, 2024
Title Research Fellow (Plasma physics and simulation for fusion energy)
University Nanyang Technological University
Singapore, Singapore
Department School of Physical and Mathematical Sciences
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available Immediately
  • Post-Doc
    Professional Staff
    Research Scientist/Associate
  • Physics - Atomic/Molecular/Optical/Plasma
    Sciences - General

A Research Fellow position is currently available in the School of Physical and Mathematical Sciences (SPMS).

The College of Science seeks a diverse and inclusive workforce and is committed to equality of opportunity. We welcome applications from all and recruit on the basis of merit, regardless of age, race, gender, religion, marital status and family responsibilities, or disability.

The NTU theoretical and computational plasma physics group is seeking to hire a research fellow to work on the simulation of energetic-particle-driven instabilities in fusion plasmas.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Understand the role of energetic particles and resonant magnetic perturbations in plasma instabilities

  • Perform numerical simulations of energetic-particle-driven instabilities using a plasma simulation code

  • Benchmark the result with standard cases and literature

  • Analyze the data and draw a relationship. Conduct a parameter scan to quantify the relationship.

  • Derive a reduced model for physical understanding or compare to experimental data

Job Requirements:

  • Ph.D. in plasma physics, computational mathematics, or other related fields

  • Research experience in plasma physics and/or numerical simulation

  • Strong track record in terms of publications

  • Experience in high-performance computing is favourable


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