Assistant professor | UZ3 (DUZ)

Competition opened on: 
29 Sep 2023 - 15:45
Application submission deadline: 
19 Oct 2023 - 23:45

National Centre for Nuclear Research (NCBJ) in Otwock announces the opening of the competition for the position of

Assistant professor
at Laboratory for Nuclear Energy and Environmental Analyses

Location: Otwock - Świerk - in the outskirts of Warsaw with daily transport services provided. 

Job/tasks description: 

The job is related to the activities of the MANHAZ Analysis Center within Division of Nuclear Energy and Environmental Studies. It requires application of advanced computing technics to: safety analyses of nuclear facilities – safety assessment in the area of high performance (CFD) thermal-hydraulic analyses in operational states and design basis accidents of nuclear reactors, analysis of phenomena occurring in power reactors, research reactors, experimental installations and other facilities, development of models of phenomena, development and validation of computational tools. It will be necessary to use computational methods for computing clusters. It requires knowledge of turbulent model validation techniques, various modelling approaches (RANS, LES, DNS) and programming skills


  • PhD in physics or technical sciences; 
  • Documented scientific activity in:  computational fluid mechanics (CFD) in particular with applications in the following fields: single- and two-phase flow modelling in nuclear reactors, validation of turbulent models, numerical methods, turbulence modelling, heat transfer processes; 
  • Documented participation or leading (PI) own research and/or R&D projects;
    ? skills in organization of scientific activity; Analytical skills;
  • Capabilities in self-directed or team work;
  • Experience with High Performance Computers (Slurm); 
  • Good knowledge of engineering software for numerical modeling such as ANSYS, OpenFOAM, Star-CCM+, etc.; 
  • Good knowledge of the Linux environment; 
  • Advanced English skills in speaking and writing.

We offer

  • employment in one of the largest research Institute in Poland;
  • good learning environment. Support of an experienced team
  • excellence with full research autonomy and being part of a diverse and supportive team of professionals
  • external and internal trainings in hard and soft skills as well as participation in conferences
  • a chance to make ones’ own mark by participation in the creation of a interesting and ambitious projects
  • work in Polish and international networks with research institutes and industrial companies
  • personal and professional development with diverse range of tasks and challenges
  • employment based on an employment contract
  • stable working conditions without overtimes and friendly atmosphere
  • additional annual salary and  other social security benefits
  • company transport from Warsaw to Świerk and backwards (more information:
  • funding for external and internal trainings
  • working with cutting edge technology at one of the largest supercomputer centers in Poland

Required documents:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • full publication list
  • a list of 2 reference persons including their positions and contact details (e-mail address)
  • a scan/ copy of degree diploma
  • any other possible documents that might influence the assessment
  • a brief description of important scientific achievements and scientific outlook (max. 1 pp)

Contact:  Prof. dr hab. Mariusz Dąbrowski;

All applications should be sent by e-mail to:

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The National Centre for Nuclear Research is awarded by “HR Excellence in Research”. Recruitment is based on OTM-R system (Open, Transparent and Merit-based recruitment practices in Research Performing Organisations).