• Handle the OpenFOAM workflow and assess all parts of the simulation setup
  • Apply the workflow to real world cases and identify potential gaps
  • Improve existing models and potentially develop new ones
  • Communicate project results in regular meetings, both internal and external
  • Disseminate the project results in the form of scientific publications and a doctoral thesis

Your profile

  • Qualified degree (MSc, Dipl.-Ing.) in applied mathematics, physics, chemical engineering or mechanical engineering
  • Profound programming skills
  • Knowledge of fluid mechanics, basic knowledge of combustion engines
  • Basic knowledge of OpenFOAM
  • High level of precision and independence
  • Technical writing skills
  • Fluent in English and/or German

Our offer

  • Doctoral thesis related to an exciting research field
  • Outstanding research infrastructure
  • Independent work in an excellent team and with international partners
  • Personal and professional development opportunities
  • Full-time position with a monthly gross salary of € 3.277,-
  • Earliest starting date: immediately


The LEC supports equal opportunities and diversity. We are looking for dedicated and motivated individuals with research talent.


Herlinde Kohlmaier