Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Wave Modelling

University of Oxford - Department of Engineering Science

Parks Road

We are seeking a full-time Postdoctoral Research Assistant to join the Environmental Fluid Mechanics group at the Department of Engineering Science (central Oxford). The post is funded by EPSRC/NERC and is fixed-term for 18 months.

You will be part of the project “Wave loading on offshore wind turbine monopiles”, which is a collaborative project between the Universities of Oxford and Edinburgh and Shanghai Jiao Tong University. You will be responsible for developing and running a numerical solver for the evolution of envelope-type equations (cf. nonlinear Schrödinger equation and beyond) on slopes and extending these equations to higher order and in a stochastic framework using analytical techniques (perturbation methods).

You should hold a relevant PhD/DPhil (or be near completion) and have a strong background in fluid mechanics. You should have excellent communication skills, including the ability to write for publication, present research proposals and results, and represent the research group at meetings.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to:

You will be required to upload a covering letter/supporting statement, describing how past experience and interests fit with the advertised position, CV including a list of publications and the details of two referees as part of your online application.

Only applications received before 12.00 midday on 8 March 2018 can be considered.

The Department holds an Athena Swan Bronze award, highlighting its commitment to promoting women in Science, Engineering and Technology.

Closing Date: 08-MAR-2018 12:00

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