Research Fellow in Offshore Technology

Employer
University of Stavanger
Location
Norway
Posted
October 03 2017
Discipline
Other
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia

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.



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