Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Marine Renewable Energy

University of Oxford

We are seeking a full-time to join Environmental Fluid Mechanics group at the Department of Engineering Science (central Oxford).  The post is funded by EPSRC and is fixed-term for three months in the first instance.

The postdoc will work on deriving site characteristics for the CoTIDE project. You will be responsible for collecting and processing data, conducting a literature review and working with both internal and external project partners  

You will hold a relevant PhD/DPhil/EngD or be near completion in Offshore Renewable Energy and have experience of working in an industrial setting. Experience of working on research projects in offshore engineering fluid mechanics and geotechnical engineering and the ability to manage own academic research and associated activities is essential. Excellent communication skills, including the ability to write for publication, present research proposals and results, and represent the research group at meetings together with a track record of working with different stakeholders and co-ordinating and delivering complex tasks against deadlines is also required.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor Thomas Adcock, [email protected]

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Only online applications received before midday on 18th October 2023 can be considered. You will be required to upload supporting statement and CV and the details of two referees as part of your online application.

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

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