Engineering-technical specialist | UZ3

Competition opened on: 
24 Jan 2023 - 10:45
Application submission deadline: 
21 Feb 2023 - 23:45

The National Center for Nuclear Research (NCBJ) is one of the bigest research institutes in Poland. Wide research activity takes place at NCBJ, especially basic research in nuclear physics and related fields, reactor research and development of nuclear fuel, safety of nuclear installations and many others.

Currently, we are looking for a person for a position in the Laboratory of Nuclear Energy and Environmental Studies (UZ3) of the Department of Complex Systems at NCBJ:

an engineering-technical specialist

Work location:  Otwock, Poland (Suburb of Warsaw, efficient and free daily bus transport service provided). 

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Active participation in the work of teams dealing with thermalhydraulic calculations for various nuclear reactors
  • Development of the numerical skills in the field of thermalhydraulics 
  • Joining the work of design teams creating the technical documentation of the High-Temperature Gas-Cooled Reactor (HTGR) 
  • Preparation of materials for scientific articles and conference presentations
  • Analytical work in the field of NCBJ activity: creating documents and substantive materials (reports, presentations, notes) and organizational (reports, reports, etc.), translations
  • Performing other activities ordered by the Laboratory head and other superiors at NCBJ 
  • Performing duties in accordance with the Work Regulations in force at the Institute 
  • Compliance with state and official secrets, work discipline, health and safety regulations, fire regulations, rules of protection against ionizing radiation


  • M.Sc. diploma in pure or technical sciences
  • Knowledge of fluid flow phenomena and heat exchange processes
  • Experience in performing coupled neutron and thermalhydraulic calculations
  • Highly developed communication skills and the ability to work in a team 
  • Very good command of the English language (minimum B2) 
  • Willingness to present the results at meetings and seminars
  • The ability to present results in the form of technical reports and scientific publications

Additional assets:

  • Skill in MatLab and Python programming 
  • Ability to perform thermal-flow calculations using RELAP5/SCDAP-NESTLE, CATHARE-2 and similar codes
  • Publications in journals and/or conference materials

We offer:

  • Employment in one of the fastest-growing institutes in Poland.
  • Full-time contract.
  • Mentoring experienced researchers.
  • Specialized training in the field of nuclear energy.
  • Possibility of scientific development and preparation of a doctoral dissertation.
  • Interesting and important tasks in the field of nuclear safety.
  • Additional annual salary and benefits package.
  • Free transport to/from NCBJ (
  • Health service at NCBJ (basic medical care).

Contact: prof. Mariusz Dąbrowski,, tel. 22 273 14 30

Applications (CV, letter of intent, other supportive documents are also welcome) should be send by email:

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