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Job Opportunity: Postdoctoral Research Associate / Postdoctoral Research Fellow:

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Job location: Penryn
income: The starting income will be from £30,046 up to £34,804 on Grade E (PRDA level) or £35,545- £46,718 on Grade F (PDRF level), depending on qualifications and practice.
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract

Published in: 8th November 2019
Closing date: 10th December 2019
Reference: P68786


This EU-Interreg funded 36 months post is available from February 2020to support the work of Dr Philipp Thies on a research project as part of Interreg France (Channel) England funded project called 'Tidal Stream Industry Energiser Project' (TIGER).
The post
This post will contributeto the planning, preparation and execution of the numerical modelling and site resource assessment of the tidal energy sites under investigation in this project. The numerical modelling will be conducted in Delft 3D software, incorporating and validating a range of modelled and measured data, in close collaboration with research team members and project partners. The prosperous applicant will be involved in an inter-disciplinary team and be a strong team player.
With over 22,000 students and 5,500 staff from 180 different countries we offer a diverse and engaging environment in which to work.We are an equal opportunity employer, a Discapability Confident employer and an Athena Swan accredited institution.Whilst all candidates will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce.
About you
candidates will:
   » possess a significant PhD (or nearing completion) or equivalent qualification/practice in a related field of study
   » possess specialist expertise in the discipline to develop research programmes and methodologies
   » having practice in the Offshore Renewable sector and/or the site characterisation / design / testing of tidal turbines would be beneficial, but is not essential
   » be able to work collaboratively, supervise the work of others and act as team leader as required
   » be able toformulate offshore engineering design problems, have a demonstrable practice in using specialist software, e.g. Delft 3D or similar software tools and are excellent data analystswith a drive for applied engineering challenges
   » at PDRF level, will be a nationally recognised authority inthe subject area of Oceanography / Offshore Engineering / Computational modelling
The University of Exeter
We are a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive universities and in the top 150 universities in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2019). We combine world-class teaching with world-class research, achieving a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework Award 2017.
Our research earnings in recent years means we're fastest growing UK Research University and we seek to answer some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today through this. 98% of our research is international quality (2014 Research Excellence Framework) and we encourage proactive engagement with industry, business and community partners to enhance the impact of research and education and improve theemploycapability of our students.Exeter is one of only a few UK cities to have been designated as aUNESCO Creative City.
We offer some great benefits including:
   » 41 days leave
   » options for flexible working
   » onsite gyms on all of our campus' and a cycle to work scheme
   » sector leading policies aroundmaternity, adoption and shared parental leave
   » stunning campus environments in Exeter and Cornwall, in the beautifulSouth West of England
more information
Contact Us byDr Philipp Thies, (01326) 255849.


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