Postdoctoral researcher position “SPH modelling of point absorbers and survivability analysis”

Place and term:

Research group: EPHYSLAB (FA9), Universidade de Vigo

Location: Edificio Campus da Auga, Ourense (Spain)

Duration: 12 months, full time (37.5 hours per week)

Planned start date: June (estimated time) or after the resolution of applications


Your future role:

– Numerical modelling of point absorbers

– Validation with our own experimental data

– Survivability study of WECs using numerical modelling

– Researching and improving open-source SPH solvers (

– Writing and contributing to publications


We are looking for someone with:

– A PhD degree in Civil, Mechanical or Computer Science Engineering or similar

– Demonstrated experience on modelling of wave energy converters

– Experience in any of the following is advantageous: SPH modelling, GPU computing

– English language skills

– Good social skills


Online application will be available soon.

Meanwhile, candidates should send a short letter with a detailed CV to Prof. Alejandro Crespo (