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[Met-jobs] Industrial Phd position in the field of wind energy

From Catherine Meissner <catherine.meissner@windsim.com>
To "met-jobs@lists.reading.ac.uk" <met-jobs@lists.reading.ac.uk>
Date Fri, 24 Nov 2017 12:51:19 +0000

Industrial Ph.D. position in the field of wind energy

 

WindSim offers wind modelling software and services. Our offers span the entire wind project life cycle from early site identification, energy optimization, site suitability, power forecasting to post construction assessment. We have a proven track record being in the global wind business for more than a decade with customers in all continents.

We have an international R&D team which creates new solutions for the upcoming demands in the industry. The main product is a wind simulation software to calculate the annual energy production of a wind farm. Originally developed as a desktop solution the software moves today over to web based platforms and cloud solutions and the original main product is used in new ways to satisfy the customer needs. New solutions and implementations have to be invented, planned and realized for the international market considering the individual requirements in different countries. Computer scientists, Wind Engineers, Meteorologists and Fluid Dynamics Specialist are working together to meet customer requests.

We want to strengthen our team with an Industrial Phd student. The successful candidate will develop and prototype new products for the wind industry based on CFD modelling. The candidate will split its working time between the company located in Tønsberg, Norway and the university, with a minimum of 1/3 of the time at one of the locations. Several universities are possible as partner universities depending on the working tasks agreed upon.

Education and professional qualifications: 

 - A M.Sc. or equivalent degree in meteorology, fluid mechanics, mechanical, energy or related engineering disciplines 

- Excellent communication skills, including writing, and the ability to work in a team and individually with passion, dedication and integrity 


- Good proficiency in the English language 

 

- Knowledge of Fortran, C# or Matlab is an advantage

 

Preference will be given to candidates with knowledge and previous experience in the wind energy field and/or the WindSim software. Applications will be accepted until 10th of December 2017.

Interested candidates should send a complete application package (consisting of detailed CV including a list of publications, academic degree certificates and transcripts of passed exams, letter of motivation, letters of recommendation) by email to Dr. Catherine Meissner, e-mail: 
catherine.meissner@windsim.com.



 

 

 

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Fjordgaten 15

N-3125 Tønsberg

Norway

Catherine Meissner, Ph.D.

Software Development Manager

Email: catherine.meissner@windsim.com

Phone: +47 41599363

Switchboard: +47 33 38 18 00

 

 

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