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Wissenschaftliche(r) Mitarbeiter/in
Helmut Schmidt University
An der Helmut-Schmidt-Universität/Universität der Bundeswehr Hamburg (HSU/UniBw H), Fakultät für Maschinenbau, Professur für Hydromechanik (Herr Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Ebigbo), ist zum nächstmöglichen Zeitpunkt die Stelle einer/eines Wissenschaftlichen Mitarbeiterin / Wissenschaftlichen Mitarbeiters (Entgeltgruppe 13 TVöD; 39 Stunden wöchentlich) befristet für 3 Jahre zu besetzen.
Der Schwerpunkt der Forschungsarbeiten der Professur ist die Strömung in porösen Medien. Die Forschung findet Anwendung z.B. in der Grundwasserwirtschaft und der Geothermie. Wir suchen Sie als weitere Verstärkung für dieses Themenfeld.
researcher scientist
numerical modelling in porous media flow
PhD student openings
Auburn University
Funded PhD student positions in area of water-rock interactions in geologic CO2 sequestration systems. Start dates as early as January 2021. Reach out to for more information.
Link: None
PhD student positions
Pennsylvania State University
I will be joining PennState in the coming Spring and I am looking for two PhD students that can start either this January 2021 or next Fall 2021. The positions are related to (1) computational algorithms for pore-scale fluid dynamics and solid mechanics, and (2) multiresolution imaging of geomaterials (e.g., shales). Application areas are broad and include natural gas, CO2 storage, and geothermal energy.

If interested please contact via email ( and I’d be happy to provide further information.
Two doctoral positions on “Microbial ecology in soil studied through microfluidic soil analogues”
ETH Zurich
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Postdoc and Ph.D. positions
Postdoc position, researching flow deformation and reaction in porous media.
ETH Zurich
The Environmental Microfluidics Group of Prof. Roman Stocker in the Institute of Environmental Engineering at ETH Zurich is seeking a dynamic and motivated doctoral student for a project on the biophysics of microbial communities on (and in) leaves. The position is funded by a recently awarded Swiss National Centre of Competence in Research (NCCR) grant on Microbiomes and will be based in the laboratory of Prof. Roman Stocker (ETHZ).
For questions regarding the position, please contact Dr. Francesco Carrara by email at
postdoctoral position
Tsinghua university
porescale modeling and multiscale modeling of transport in porous media
PhD opportunity in the area of Reservoir Engineering
Montanuniversität Leoben, Department Petroleum Engineering
PhD opportunity in the area of Reservoir Engineering
We are looking for an excellent PhD candidate in the areas of porous media flow and data science. The position relates to digital rock physics and the implementation in stochastic reservoir modeling. The candidate should be a team player, highly motivated and have experience in digital rock physics, pore-scale physics and / or stochastic reservoir modeling.
The position will be announced soon under:
If you have any question, please contact me.

Post-doc positions at CNRS - Earth Sciences Institute of Orléans
CNRS - Earth Sciences Institute of Orléans
We are proposing several post-doctoral positions at the Earth Sciences Institute of Orléans sponsored by Labex Voltaire. We are looking for excellent candidates to conduct research on flow and transport in geological porous and fractured media (colloidal transport, geomechanics, poromechanics, microfluidics, pore-scale modelling, column experiments...).

Along with their CV and track record, candidates should propose a research project (2-3 pages) which includes the methodology(ies) they want to implement. They should also provide names of scientists for reference. Projects are expected to use the various experimental and analytical facilities hosted by the laboratory partners and address one of the scientific issues listed in the Labex Voltaire website (

Positions are for 1+1 year, and depending on results, can be prolonged expected to lead to CNRS or University permanent positions). In addition to salary (fixed according to candidate’s experience and French’s rules), the LabEx will provide funding to carry out research activities (laboratory expenses, participation to meetings, etc..).

Contact Cyprien Soulaine ( before Sept 16.
Postdoctoral Fellowships and PhD positions in Multiscale imaging, reconstruction and modelling
Australian National University and Queensland University of Technology
The ARC Training Centre for M3D Innovation will train a new generation of PhD students and Postdoctoral Fellows in the emerging area of Digital Materials and Advanced Manufacturing. M3D Innovation is funded under the ARC Industrial Transformation Training Centres (ITTC) scheme with the objective to foster close partnerships between university-based researchers and research end-users. Research projects will include the development of cutting-edge imaging and analysis technology and its application to a wide range of fields including: Digital Geomaterials; Metallurgical processes; Non-Destructive Evaluation; Additive Manufacturing; Engineered Wood products; Heritage Science/Arts and Medical Devices. The projects are run in collaboration with our industry partners across a range of industries (e.g., Australian Museum, Equinor, Stryker, Queensland Dept. of Agriculture and Forestry, Defence Science Technology Group, Beck Engineering) and promise to deliver real-world outcomes with ground-breaking results within diverse fields. The program should offer students or postdoctoral fellows a chance to obtain practical experience through 12-month industry-based research training with relevant industry partners.
X-ray tomography for in-situ characterization of crystallization damage in layered artworks
Université de Pau et des Pays de l’Adour (UPPA)
One of the most common deterioration problems affecting cultural heritage worldwide is crystallization damage
caused by an interplay between salts, environmental changes and material properties. Especially porous
materials are susceptible to salt crystallization. It threatens artworks such as sculptures, ceramics, frescoes,
paintings, archeological objects and buildings in museums as well as outdoor environments. Most of these
artworks are made of an assembly of layered materials with different physicochemical properties. Additional
layers of material are sometimes added as conservation measures. The properties of all materials involved and
the interfaces between these materials affect the artwork’s susceptibility to deterioration.

As a PhD student within the CRYSTINART consortium, you will focus on the use of high-resolution X-ray
computed tomography to characterize salt damage across layered artwork systems. You will mimic salt
weathering scenarios in a climatic chamber, and once realistic scenarios defined, you will translate them to the
X-ray tomograph. Time-resolved high-resolution X-ray computed tomography allows to follow the changes in
the internal structure of the layered porous materials in-situ, and to monitor brine and salt crystal distributions
as a function of time in a non-destructive way. Subsequently, you will set up image analysis workflows to derive
quantitative data from the X-ray scans that can then be employed as direct input for theoretical crystallization
damage models and for numerical studies.
Postdoctoral position in the area of emulsion flows in porous meida
University of Calgary
The PDF will work in the area of spatiotemporal visualization of multiphase flows and interfacial fluid dynamics in porous media using (1) integrated microfluidics and confocal microscopy and (2) visual high pressure, high temperature micromodels. Applications is related, but not limited, to the subsurface flows and the understanding of underlying physics in enhanced hydrocarbon recovery processes.

We welcome applications from candidates with a background in engineering, physics, applied math, or related disciplines with a strong interest in experimental and computational fluid dynamics. Previous experience in Microfluidic, Microscopy, Scientific Computing, and Image Analysis is highly desirable. In particular, relevant background in experimental and theoretical oil recovery research as well as numerical simulation of multiphase flow in porous media is an asset.
PhD position in Machine Learning applied to Stochastic Inverse Groundwater Modeling
Technical University of Valencia
To be part of the research team of a recently funded project on the subject of forensic hydrogeology under the supervision of Prof. J. Jaime Gómez-Hernández.
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