Postdoctoral Fellowships in Fusion Data Science in Belgium


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The Research unit Nuclear Fusion of the department of Applied Physics at Ghent University is looking for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the field of Fusion Data Science. The research will be situated in integrated data analysis for fusion diagnostics, particularly in real-time applications in DEMO for the academic year 2022/2023.

Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in the field of fusion data science is situated at the interface between several research disciplines, involving plasma physics, fusion technology, probability theory, machine learning and information theory. Students are looking for a highly motivated candidate prepared to take on a challenge in this exciting research domain with links to many other areas in science and industry. Creativity and a good sense of initiative are highly desired in this position. Furthermore, candidates must collaborate within the European and international fusion community.

Summary

Nice chance for applicants in Belgium .

Established in 1817, Ghent University is a public research university in Belgium. Ghent is one of the largest Belgian universities, consisting of 44,000 students and 9,000 staff members. It is a top 100 university and one of the major universities in Belgium. It is the first European university on South Korea’s Songdo Global University Campus.

Why study at Ghent University? Ghent University is a public research university and one of the most prestigious universities in Belgium, currently ranked within the top 150 of the QS World University Rankings. Ghent University offers high-quality education to all of its students. Regardless of nationality, all that is needed to enter the school is a high school diploma. They will also be required to complete long-term activities while chasing short-term goals, necessitating great organizational abilities.

Application Deadline:  Applications must be received by July 31, 2022, 23:59 CEST.  

Brief Description

  • University or Organization: Ghent University
  • Department: Research unit Nuclear Fusion of the department of Applied Physics
  • Course Level: Postdoctoral research
  • Award: Salary
  • Number of Awards: N/A
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Nationality: Domestic
  • The award can be taken in Belgium

Eligibility     

  • Eligible Countries: Belgium
  • Eligible Course or Subjects: PhD in Engineering Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science or Electrical Engineering offered by the university.
  • Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following criteria:
  • A postdoctoral research position for one year, extendable to a total of 3 years.
  • An exciting research environment at the intersection of theory and application in the multi-disciplinary research domain of fusion data science.
  • The possibility to participate in international conferences and collaborations.
  • The field of fusion data science is situated at the interface between several research disciplines, involving plasma physics, fusion technology, probability theory, machine learning and information theory.
  • Creativity and a good sense of initiative are highly desired in this position. Furthermore, candidates must collaborate within the European and international fusion community. This may involve travel abroad to some of the international fusion laboratories with which the research unit collaborates.

How to Apply

  • How to Apply: To get involved in this program, you need to take admission in PhD degree at the university. After being enrolled at the university, you can only apply online. Please submit your application by email to Prof. Dr. Geert Verdoolaege (geert.verdoolaege@ugent.be). The application must consist of the following files.
  • Supporting Documents: The students are required to present the following documents to the university.
  • CV
  • Motivation letter
  • Diploma and all transcripts of records
  • Admission Requirements: For taking admission, applicants must check all the entry requirements of the university.
  • Language Requirement: Applicants must have a knowledge level of Dutch B2 applied to study programs in Dutch and English B2 to study programmes in English.

Benefits

  • The Postdoctoral researcher students will provide a salary package to the successful candidates.
  • A postdoctoral research position for one year, extendable to 3 years.
  • An exciting research environment at the intersection of theory and application in the multi-disciplinary research domain of fusion data science.
  • The possibility to participate in international conferences and collaborations.

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