​​​​Computational Sciences Group at KAUST's VCC


The Computational Sciences Group (CSG) within KAUST's Visual Computing Center (VCC) develops efficient methods for the accurate simulation of natural phenomena, processes, and technical procedures to solve practically relevant problems in scientific and visual computing. This is based on solid theoretical foundations resulting from fundamental research in algorithmics, computer algebra, symbolic-numeric methods, mathematical modeling, and numerical analysis.

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CALL FOR APPLICATION: Postdoctoral Researcher

The Computational Sciences Group is currently searching for a bright and enthusiastic postdoctoral researcher with expertise in numerical simulations. The researcher for this opening will work at KAUST's Visual Computing Center to investigate and develop principled computational methods targeting simulation tasks in the fields of Visual Computing and Computer Graphics. Previous experience in these fields is a plus. The scope of the advertised position includes

  • publishing high impact work in order to build a substantial resume and strong international collaborations,
  • engaging with hand-picked KAUST researchers from all around the world,
  • mentoring and collaborating with KAUST graduate students as well as visiting students and researchers,
  • excellent total compensation, including accommodation, family health benefits, and a substantial salary,
  • living in a vibrant, multi-cultural campus town at the shores of the Red Sea.

Potential applicants should have

  • a doctoral degree with excellent academic credentials,
  • relevant research skills and experience in related fields demonstrated by high quality publications,
  • solid English communication skills (oral and written).

Applications are being accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled. To apply, please send your CV including a list of publications to Professor Michels (dominik.michels@kaust.edu.sa).