Post doctoral Contract in Dynamic Control, DyCon Project

The European Research Council (ERC) Advanced Grant “DYCON – Dynamic Control”, coordinated by Enrique Zuazua, 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.

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.
The duration of the contract is of 12 months, with a possible extension to one or two more years.

Research Fields

- Mathematics
– Computational mathematics
– Control theory
– Scientific Computing

Research Profiles

- Post doctoral


Starting date is February, 2019 or earlier, if possible. The annual gross salary will be 29.500,00 € and local tax regulations will be applied on this amount. The contract includes Spanish Social Security and healthcare public plans.

- Mathematics: PhD or equivalent
- Computer science: Bachelor Degree or equivalent
- ENGLISH: Excellent


- Required Education Level:
Mathematics: PhD or equivalent.
Computer Science: Bachelor Degree or equivalent.
- 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

Please contact for additional information.

Selection Process

Applicants should directly write to the Principal Investigator (PI) of DyCon, Professor Enrique Zuazua, through the email address, including the following documents in PDF format:

- Cover Letter
- Curriculum Vitae
- Brief research proposal aligned with DyCon objectives
- Contact Information for two or three references
- Complementary material

UAM-Madrid reserves the right for justified reasons to leave the position vacant, to extend the application period and to consider candidates who have not submitted applications during the application period.

Job location: 
Ciudad Universitaria de Cantoblanco
28049 Madrid Madrid
Contact and application information
Thursday, November 15, 2018
Contact name: 
Pr. Enrique Zuazua
Contact email: