ERC- Advanced Grant DyCon Postdoc Contract, DeustoTech

Bizkaia Talent - Universidad de Deusto

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Company description
Deusto University is headed by the love of wisdom and the desire to learn and inquire rigorously scientific methodology and the structure of reality. Therefore it seeks excellence in research and teaching. simultaneously seeks the formation of free competent professionals, those endowed with knowledge, values and skills that enable them to engage in the promotion of knowledge and the transformation of society, responsible citizens.

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Job Summary

The European Research Council (ERC) Advanced Grant “DYCON – Dynamic Control”, coordinated by Enrique Zuazua at DeustoTech (University of Deusto, Bilbao – Basque Country – Spain), aims to develop a multifold research agenda in the broad area of Control of Partial Differential Equations (PDE) and their numerical approximation methods to contribute with new key theoretical methods and results, and to develop the corresponding computational software. This project identifies six key topics:

  • control of parameter dependent problems;
  • long finite time horizon control;
  • control under constraints;
  • inverse design of time-irreversible models;
  • memory models and hybrid PDE/ODE models,
  • and the links between finite and infinite-dimensional dynamical systems.

The chosen postdoc researcher will carry out mathematical and/or computational research on some of the main scientific priorities of DYCON in a multidisciplinary and international environment with excellent facilities.

Job Description
The chosen postdoc researcher will carry out mathematical and/or computational research, with excellent facilities and world-wide academic and industrial-technological network, in DeustoTech (Bilbao – Basque Country – Spain) in some of the priority lines of the project, that will be identified accordingly to the candidate's profile.

Main Research Field:

  • Partial Differential Equations
  • Control Systems
  • Numerical Analysis
  • Scientific Computing


  • PhD Thesis in Mathematics, Physics, Informatics, Engineering or closely related areas, with emphasis on Partial Differential Equations, Control theory, Numerical Analysis and/or Scientific Computing.
  • Able to work in a highly motivated environment.
  • Strong team working & communication skills.
  • Good written English skills.
  • Driven, independent personality.


We offer
A temporary contract in Bilbao, University of Deusto, at a stimulating work environment within a highly motivated multidisciplinary team. Possibilities to continue a research career depending on performance

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