Research Fellow in Offshore Technology

University of Stavanger
October 03 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

The University of Stavanger invites applications for a doctorate scholarship in Offshore Technology at Department of Mechanics, Construction and Material Technology, Faculty of Science and Technology.

This is a trainee position that will give promising researchers an opportunity for academic development leading to a doctoral degree.

Appointment is for three years. The position is vacant from November 1, 2017.

Project title: “Impact of refined metocean conditions on the offshore wind turbine loads and wind energy production”. (Description below)

The position is funded by Ministry of Education and Research.

Applicants must have a strong academic background with a five-year master degree within civil engineering, mechanical engineering or marine engineering, preferably recently, or possess corresponding qualifications which could provide a basis for successfully completing a doctorate. Both the grade for the master's thesis and the weighted average grade of the master's degree must individually be equivalent to or better than a B grade.

The candidate is further required to have:

  • A solid knowledge within structural dynamics of offshore structures.

  • Developed skills in structural modelling.

  • A good understanding of environmental loads in the offshore marine environment.

Furthermore it is an advantage:

  • To have knowledge and experience of using Matlab.

  • Experience using aero-hydro-servo-elastic structural models of wind turbines such HAWC2, SIMA, and FAST.

This job comes from a partnership with Science Magazine and Euraxess