Why work at Cimne?

We list below some of the benefits of working at CIMNE. Please, go to Job offers section to check out the open positions at the moment. If there are no vacancies matching with your profile in this moment, please go to Career opportunities section to discover fellowships and grants that you can apply for according your career stage and make an expression of interest.


We facilitate the procedures for the management of your visa. In cooperation with the UPC and Gencat, we offer Catalan and Spanish courses to promote your adaptation in Barcelona.

Training plan

CIMNE offers a complete program of courses for its scientific staff during the different stages of their research career.

Knowledge and tech transfer

An intensive programme of Coffee Talks and Seminars about different topics related to computational mechanics is the tool to share knowledge within the centre.
CIMNE has its own company to carry out research to the market via spin-off companies.

Be part of an international community

Researchers from 26 countries works at CIMNE, an international community which promote the cultural exchange.

Project office services

The Project office helps researchers with day-to-day administrative procedures related to obtaining and managing funding [Further info]

UPC Card

As a CIMNE employee, you will have a UPC card. With it, you can do loan and use the services from the UPC libraries, discounts at gyms and shops [Further info]

Solidarity activities

CIMNE makes its staff participate in solidarity activities that promote social justice, peace and research.

Computational resources

CIMNE counts with a wide range of computational resources which includes a computing cluster of 37 nodes, laboratories, commercial software and support services for researchers. Please, go to Computational resources page to check out further details.

Premises in Barcelona

CIMNE has its headquarters in Barcelona city, at the UPC North Campus where you can easily arrive by bus, metro and ciclyng. The campus is surrounded by parks to one can relax and get involved in the university environment.

Improve your career

CIMNE helps you apply for and manage scholarships and fellowships during the different stages of your research career. [Check out career opportunities at CIMNE]

Work-life balance

CIMNE has a conciliation policy that includes working from home, intensive working hours on Fridays and holiday periods, and 8 additional vacation days to those established by law. We also offer a flexible schedule, being able to advance or delay your entry and exit time for greater personal conciliation, always agreeing with the team leader. In the event of sick leave, CIMNE supplements the employee’s salary so that they continue to receive 100% of their salary.

Open Access publication

CIMNE has developed Scipedia, its own open access repository where the scientific community can publish its research results [Further info]

Participation in scientific forums

CIMNE has its own Congress Bureau and organizes congresses for scientific societies like ECCOMAS or IACM where CIMNE scientists participate actively.

Compensation plan

CIMNE offers salaries based on the qualifications and experience of their team. We offer special prices in private health insurances policies.


CIMNE endorsed the Charter & Code principles HRS4R in 2013. The centre has an action plan and is committed to creating a work environment in which everyone feels comfortable and there is no discrimination based on gender, ethnicity or sexual orientation [CIMNE's Equality planProtocol for the prevention of and action against sexual harassment]