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Senior Numerical Physics Scientist – Job Ref 84

The successful candidate will bring their experience and expertise of algorithms and computational methods to the numerical tools underpinning First Light’s approach. We are looking for someone with a deep understanding of numerical methods and multi-physics approaches, who will be able to use that knowledge to solve previously unseen challenges.

Our primary numerical physics capabilities are an adaptive front-tracking hydro-code, and a resistive-MHD code, both with thermal conduction, radiation, and microphysics models. The codes are core to the business plan and a very important company asset.

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