Research Officer in Numerical Support at Utrecht University in the Netherlands [Visa Sponsorship]

The Department of Earth Sciences at Utrecht University has experienced a surge in computational research across diverse fields, necessitating enhanced computational research capabilities. Equipped with an in-house computer cluster and advanced laboratory facilities generating substantial datasets demanding machine learning applications, the department is actively recruiting a Research Officer in Numerical Support. This role entails upgrading existing codes for High-Performance Computing (HPC), crafting machine learning software, and providing support to researchers in software design and management. Notably, this position does not involve individual research development or the pursuit of research funding.

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Job Description

  • Position: Research Officer in Numerical Support
  • Host Country: Netherlands, Utrecht
  • Institution: Utrecht University, Faculty of Geosciences
  • Salary: €3,377 and €4,640 per month
  • Application Deadline: Closed on October 1, 2023.


  • Strong teamwork skills in a diverse environment.
  • Good social and communication skills.
  • Proficiency in English.
  • Critical, open, and interdisciplinary mindset.

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Job Offer Description

  • Temporary position for one year in an international working environment.
  • Gross salary ranges between €3,377 and €4,640 per month for full-time employment.
  • Additional benefits, including a holiday bonus and year-end bonus.
  • Attractive retirement schemes, professional development opportunities, parental leave, and more.

About Utrecht University

  • Utrecht University focuses on major strategic themes, including Dynamics of Youth, Institutions for Open Societies, Life Sciences, and Pathways to Sustainability.
  • The Faculty of Geosciences conducts research in various areas of geology, geochemistry, geophysics, biogeology, and hydrogeology.
  • Utrecht is the fourth-largest city in the Netherlands with a rich history and modern amenities.

Application Process

  • To apply, submit your curriculum vitae and letter of motivation via the provided ‘apply now’ button below.
  • The application deadline is October 1, 2023.
  • International candidates requiring a visa/work permit may need at least four months of processing time after selection and acceptance.

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