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Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Marine Renewable Energy at the University of Plymouth

Job title                             Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Marine Renewable Energy
Job reference                    A5319
Date posted                       28/03/2017
Application closing date    27/04/2017
Location                            Plymouth
Salary                                £32958 to £38183 pa - Grade 7
Contract Type                    Full-time, Fixed-term
Job category/type              Academic/Research

Description

The COAST Engineering Research Group at University of Plymouth are a leading group of Academics, Postdocs and PhD students carrying out exciting work on European and UK projects in coastal engineering and ocean energy, publishing their work in the best journals in the field.  The group benefits from access to the GBP 19m COAST Laboratory, equipped with state-of-the-art facilities for marine renewable energy and coastal engineering.

An opportunity has arisen for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Marine Renewable Energy to join the COAST Engineering Research Group here at University of Plymouth.  As a Postdoctoral Research Fellow you will be carrying out research work around the assessment of ocean energy resources (including wave, tidal and offshore wind energy) and the technologies for their exploitation.  The work will be in the framework of the Intelligent Community Energy (ICE), an EU-funded Research Project dedicated to improving, developing and promoting new smart solutions for energy production, storage and consumption for islands or remote communities.

You will have a good undergraduate degree and PhD in Engineering, ideally related to coastal engineering and/or ocean engineering, and some experience in numerical modelling, ideally applied to wave, hydrodynamics or wind modelling.  You should have an interest in marine renewable energy and evidence of effective management of research activity.

For further information about the COAST Engineering Research Group please visit: https://www.plymouth.ac.uk/research/coast-engineering-research-group. Further information about the project can be found at https://www.plymouth.ac.uk/research/coast-engineering-research-group/the-intelligent-community-energy-project-ice, and https://interreg5a-fce.eu/en/news-and-events/news/the-interreg-france-channel-england-programme-has-approved-its-first-project/.

This is a full-time position working 37 hours per week on a fixed term basis for a period of 3 years.

For informal enquiries please contact Professor Gregorio Iglesias, Professor of Coastal Engineering by email Gregorio.iglesias@plymouth.ac.uk or telephone +44(0)1752 586131.

University of Plymouth is committed to an inclusive culture and respecting diversity, and welcomes applications from all sections of the community and is a Stonewall diversity champion.

The University holds a Bronze Athena SWAN Award which recognises commitment to advancing women's careers in STEMM academia.

University of Plymouth has been recognised by Bloomberg as one of the 50 best UK employers for 2016.

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