Senior Researcher DEM in Steyr, Austria


  • PhD degree in one of the following subjects
    • Mathematics / Physics / Mechanical Engineering or any related Stream
  • Specialized in DEM for computational fluid or solid mechanics
  • Knowledge of Coupling DEM with other meshless methods. Example SPH.
  • Experienced in Non-Homogeneous DEM implementation
  • Adequate C++ and CUDA programming skills
  • Good English Language communication skills and social skills


  • German language skills
  • Other programming skills (Python, Java, etc.)
  • Experience with tools Qt, VTK, Paraview

Tasks and Responsiblities

  • Researching new and enhanced methods for a simulation tool called “SENSE”
  • Working on research for customer-oriented projects
  • Implementing the methods efficiently in C++ and CUDA
  • Solver stability and robustness along with high accuracy
  • Documentation of the work
  • Writing and contributing to publications
  • Maintenance of build related to the current code development using GIT and cmake files.


Classification and payment are based on qualifications and previous work experience. The lowest rating for this position starts with € 2,393.00 gross according to the collective agreement.

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Please send your motivation letter and resume along with relevant technical papers, references, etc to Please mention the job reference number CFDKD18-01.